The Museum is situated in an historic building, built in 1912 as the Hospital, it still provides accommodation for the Nursing Sisters who work in the Sanatorium. Tthe remainder of the building has been transformed into a Museum and Archival Vault. The archives have been carefully looked after for some years before the creation of a Museum in 1992 and the many artifacts and documents, many had been given at the time of the Centenary Celebrations, are properly stored and displayed. The building lies opposite the Crookes Block and between the Headmaster’s house and the Sanatorium. GPS 29°29'31.1"S 30°18'03.3"E.
The collection consists of documents, artifacts, photographs, “the Hiltonian” 1901-2016, books of English literature, South African and KwaZulu -Natal history, old newspapers and flags. The journal, the Histories of Hilton College and The Witness Collection of photographs have been digitized and may be accessed through the School website.
Visiting Hours are: Tuesday and Thursday during the school terms, 8.00am – 1.00pm. Should these hours not suit, contact the Museum curator to arrange a time.
Contact during school terms: Telephone 033 3830100 (2157); email
, Post The Curator, Hilton College Museum, Pvt Bag 6001, Hilton 3245, Fax 033 3830080