We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Irma Stern Museum

Cecil Rd., Rosebank, South Africa
+27 21 685 5686
Review Highlights
A delightful find in CapeTown

A little gem set in the heart of CapeTown, Near the University, who are I believe, the custodians... read more

Reviewed April 16, 2017
interesting small art gallery

The museum is situated in Irma Stern's house. The gardens are beautiful and the collection of... read more

Reviewed May 21, 2016
Cape Town Central, South Africa
Read all 26 reviews
Sponsored by:
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Sponsored by:
  • Excellent67%
  • Very good30%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travelers talk about
“cape town” (5 reviews)
“paintings” (7 reviews)
Cecil Rd., Rosebank, South Africa
+27 21 685 5686
Write a Review
Reviews (26)
Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 24 reviews

Reviewed April 16, 2017

A little gem set in the heart of CapeTown, Near the University, who are I believe, the custodians of this Museum. The Museum is set in what was the house belonging to Irma Stern, and notable artist of some fame. Although an Art College graduate,...More

2  Thank NML28London
Reviewed May 21, 2016

The museum is situated in Irma Stern's house. The gardens are beautiful and the collection of Stern's paintings is remarkable. A must if you visit Cape Town.

2  Thank 546james
Reviewed April 20, 2016

I loved the art work and enjoyed meeting the artist Tyrone Appollis who was setting up his exhibit of excellent paintings.

1  Thank mcarrick2016
Reviewed April 9, 2016

This museum of Irma Stern's work and of the many objects she collected to inspire her art is really a hidden gem. Situated in the house of the artist, it feels like a home that was lived in by a flamboyant, intelligent and creative force...More

1  Thank Sylvia R
Reviewed April 6, 2016

This is indeed a hidden gem. Not that easy to find. When I stepped over the threshold into the house I was struck by the fragrant scent of a massive and beautiful bowl of fresh flowers. This set the tone. The house reflects the character...More

1  Thank johnhart2016
Reviewed September 28, 2015

The Irma Stern Museum is wonderful treasure trove, located in the house in which she lived and worked. The publications available for purchase provide ample information on the museum and its contents, and staff were easily engaged and very informative. Our primary motivation for the...More

Thank Peter H
Reviewed August 28, 2015

Great ambiance with an interesting collection of IS's paintings and collections. The visitor certainly gets a good idea of how IS lived and painted. The day I went a lot of her paintings were not available as they were being exhibited elsewhere, so only 3...More

1  Thank laansa
Reviewed July 2, 2015

What a wonderful experience to visit the house where Irma Stern lived and worked & which is now a museum with her furniture, collections of objet d'art & a big selection of her paintings. You really get a 'feel' of the artist looking at her...More

1  Thank bella c
Reviewed February 18, 2015

this place is a real gem, it's worth a visit. The museum is located in what used to be the artist's house. It is very well kept and well organized. Has been a real surprise to see all those paintings and the decorations still in...More

Thank giusimag
Reviewed March 26, 2014

This, her former home, is full of her paintings which today are worth a considerable amount. Others are all over the world. She is delightful in her use of colour and they are in the main, a joy to see

1  Thank Alleyn29
Sponsored by:
Nearby Restaurants
Home Town
24 reviews
.28 miles away
The Hussar Grill Rondebosch
279 reviews
.41 miles away
The Salt Yard
25 reviews
.62 miles away
Fraiche Ayres Cafe & Restaurant
44 reviews
.36 miles away
Nearby Attractions
Mowbray Golf Club
9 reviews
.69 miles away
Rhodes Memorial
25 reviews
.64 miles away
The Heart of Cape Town Museum
322 reviews
.88 miles away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Irma Stern Museum staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines