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Some interesting work

Really enjoyed this small exhibition of local artists. Wood carvings and paintings. The 20 metical... read more

Reviewed August 27, 2018
Judy B
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Johannesburg, South Africa
Worth a quick stop

This museum offers a small collection of art worth checking out. It does not take more than a half... read more

Reviewed February 21, 2018
Elise G
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Hudson River Valley, New York
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Mar 26, 2019
“Sad”
Aug 27, 2018
“Some interesting work”
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Reviewed March 26, 2019 via mobile

100 per person (foreign price), sad museum, not well maintained, took us 7 min to see the art. Worst spend money in Maputo.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Margot M
Reviewed August 27, 2018

Really enjoyed this small exhibition of local artists. Wood carvings and paintings. The 20 metical entrance fee was cheap.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Judy B
Reviewed February 21, 2018

This museum offers a small collection of art worth checking out. It does not take more than a half hour to see the entire exhibit on both levels. The work spanned media sources from traditional wood sculptures to paintings to mixed media collages. Much of...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Elise G
Reviewed December 29, 2017

Small but excellent art museum featuring well-mounted paintings and large sculptures by Mozambican artists. Each work is labelled with name of artist, title (in Portuguese, but usually understandable), when born, and when the piece was created. Two floors.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Richard J
Reviewed September 9, 2017

The small art museum only has a couple of galleries, but includes some nice works. Photography is not allowed. It is located a few metres from the corner of Av. Karl Marx & Av. Ho Chi Min.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank AndromachosD
Reviewed August 23, 2017 via mobile

Showcase of mozambican paintings through history. The massive wood carvings were surprisingly impressive. It is a small collection but worth the time visiting maybe for an hour and a half.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank davidalbertd2015
Reviewed August 20, 2017

This is a fascinating visit if you are interested in Mozambican history. All works are by Mozambican artists and are of the highest quality. There is a range dating back from pre-independence, war of independence, civil war and contemporary (not much contemporary but there is...More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank Tom C
Reviewed June 9, 2017 via mobile

The National Museum of Art is the main Mozambican reference on the development of national arts. This Museum was created in 1989 in order to respond to the need for preservation, education and appreciation of the artistic wealth of Mozambique. The National Art Museum has...More

Date of experience: January 2017
1  Thank pedrot857
Reviewed November 1, 2016

I am not really into arts, but I must say that I really did enjoy myself at this museum. Had me wondering what was going on in the minds of the artists who created these arts. Great for the family, friends, etc... Pets are not...More

Date of experience: October 2016
2  Thank drewbdennis
Reviewed June 28, 2016

The personnel is not that welcoming but I liked the collection they have. It is interesting if you want to see a bit of local art

Date of experience: November 2015
Thank Alessio L
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