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Address: Stellentia Avenue | Off Dorp Street, Stellenbosch, South Africa
Phone Number: +27 21 888 3344
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wonderful art and sculpture

this attraction is hidden away down the dorp street link between the r44 and r301. its worth going to see. housed in a modern, purpose built building the collection is absolutely... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed January 26, 2015
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Northwich, United Kingdom
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Northwich, United Kingdom
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51 reviews 51 reviews
15 attraction reviews
82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

this attraction is hidden away down the dorp street link between the r44 and r301. its worth going to see. housed in a modern, purpose built building the collection is absolutely fabulous - with sculptures ranging from rodin s the kiss - just sitting there in open view - to more modern but just as interesting modern south african work.... More 

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Kloof, South Africa
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39 reviews 39 reviews
9 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

The Pierneef paintings which used to be in the Johannesburg Train Station are being housed here - and are a real treat. There are also multiple exceptional Anton van Wouw sculptures and a large collection of Irma Stern paintings.

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The Hague, The Netherlands
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23 reviews 23 reviews
7 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

This modern art museum is worth a visit for anyone who wants the views of a number of South African artists on this beatiful country full of contrasts. Especially the Pierneef exhibition is excellent. This artist depicts many different landscapes and industrial scenes with beautiful simplicity.

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Nice, France
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

This museum is a hidden jewel. We visit it every year. The artworks are broadly representative of some of South Africa's finest artists and it's truly a fabulous collection.

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Rosmalen, The Netherlands
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50 reviews 50 reviews
14 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

The Rupert museum shows a private collection of contemporary art, mainly by South-African artists. The museum is a hidden gem in the vineyards near the centre of Stellenbosch. An unexpected surprise was the collection of Irma Stern ( 1894-1966 ) paintings. Born South-African she got her training in Germany and was influenced by the German expressionist painters of the early... More 

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South Africa
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17 reviews 17 reviews
10 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

What an unexpected find! If you blink you will miss the turn-off. Its is set in the middle of town amongst a vineyard. Its a grand old barn shape structure and the gallery is wide inside with plenty of room to stand back and really admire the amazing paintings they have inside. They have an exceptional collection and I was... More 

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Durbanville, South Africa
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Hidden away in n vineyard, amazing art in a lovely art museum. Lots of older South African Atists represented. Tranquil, away from the crowds.

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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

We went to the Rupert Museum to fill in time on a rainy morning and were quite astounded. ALL the Pierneef paintings (32) that he was commissioned to paint for Jo'burg station were on display. There were many Anton van Wouw sculptures, a couple of dozen Irma Stern paintings and lots of works by other well known South African artists.... More 

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Utrecht Province, The Netherlands
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Like: beautiful premises and real South African orientation in paintings and sculptures. Especially the sculptures of van der Wouw are beautiful.

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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26 reviews 26 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

Too much of one artist. Would have been good to have more variation. Despite that the content allows one to take in the history and the talent.

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