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Click to EnlargeThe Horse Memorial, located on the corner of Russell and Cape Roads, was erected and dedicated to the horses killed during the South African War (1899-1902). This magnificent statue is reputed to be one of only three memorials in the world dedicated to horses.

Mendi Memorial, situated in Mendi Road, New Brighton, was erected in memory of the servicemen who lost their lives at sea when the troopship S.S. Mendi foundered near St. Catherine's Point on the Isle of Wight.

Emlotheni Memorial Park, a tribute to the heroism and courage displayed by the gallant fighters who are buried here, can be found in Limba Avenue, New Brighton.

Van Der Kemps Kloof Memorial, on the outskirts of the Port Elizabeth metropole, has the first church built in 1803 by Dr Johannes Theodosuis Van Der Kemp. He was sent by the London Missionary Society and arrived in the area in 1801. He built a permanent settlement to fulfill his missionary work. The history of the settlement is both interesting and historically valuable to visitors and the community alike.

Click to EnlargePiet Retief Memorial, situated on the original farm in Summerstrand, along Marine Drive, was built to celebrate the centenary of the Great Trek.

The King George VI Art Museum and Gallery was opened on the 22nd June 1956 and named to commemorate the 1947 royal visit to PE. The collections are housed in two buildings framing the entrance to St. George's Park. Included are British art, international printmaking, South African art, particularly that of the Eastern Cape, and Oriental art, including Indian miniatures and Chinese textiles.

The St. Croix Motor Museum displays a private collection of vintage and classic vehicles dating back to 1901. Visits can be arranged on request.

The Port Elizabeth Air Force Museum boasts three complete reconstructed pre-war aircrafts and other aircraft memorabilia.

The Jewish Pioneers' Memorial Museum is housed in the original synagogue, which was used by the city's Jewish community between 1912 and 1954. It features an interesting collection of memorabilia, ceremonial items and historical photographic displays such as a bridal gallery, a Jewish ex-servicemen's memorial and much more.

Click to EnlargeBayworld's Main Museum blends the cultural and natural history of South Africa. The halls exhibit fully rigged models of earlysailing-ships, salvaged artifacts, marine animals, local fish, fossils, dinosaurs, historical treasures and traditional beadwork displays.

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