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The Pretoria Art Museum

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Hidden gem!

We came across this museum by simply just driving past it and entering out of curiosity. The... read more

Reviewed December 16, 2017
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After an educational visit (with a group of students), I took my family to the Pretoria Art Museum... read more

Reviewed October 4, 2017
Pretoria, South Africa
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  • Excellent23%
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  • Average21%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
Oct 21, 2018
“impressive art musuem”
Jun 19, 2018
“a true gem in Pretoria”
White and black artists are represented at this fine museum, which contains over three thousand works.
Arcadia Park, Pretoria, South Africa
+27 12 344 1807
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Reviewed October 21, 2018

I have visited art museums in 93 countries over the past 42 years and was impressed by The Pretoria Art Museu m

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed June 19, 2018

Always a pleasure to visit this museum, always exhibitions of high standard and never a disappointment. Pity though that this gem should be surrounded by a city centre in decay.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed June 18, 2018 via mobile

When approaching this gallery one may feel as if you are in the wrong place. In the Centre of town which may look dilapidated, is this gallery. Inside it is modern, clean, professional and an all round beautiful space. The gallery is large and boasts...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed December 16, 2017 via mobile

We came across this museum by simply just driving past it and entering out of curiosity. The entrance fee was next to nothing, and once inside I was astounded at what a fantastic museum this was. It featured true classics with fantastic South African artists,...More

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank MaxineN80
Reviewed October 4, 2017

After an educational visit (with a group of students), I took my family to the Pretoria Art Museum. The wealth of South African art in this museum is truly remarkable. The permanent exhibition of the old masters is a must see. I cannot understand why...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Hennelie
Reviewed October 3, 2017

I haw only been inside once, when they were holding Leonardo Da Vinci exhibition. It is professionally run. Recently I have only been outside and is disappointing, how it looks. The garden needs serious attention. there is also free WiFi available.

Date of experience: January 2017
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Reviewed July 19, 2017 via mobile

Very clean inside, the area might be unsafe but honestly it's not bad - just go with 3 or more people. The art inside is well preserved and the staff are friendly. If you fancy African art as well as many other types from a...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank RahilS0
Reviewed June 3, 2017 via mobile

I have been looking forward to visiting the museum for some time. I was disappointed in the size of the museum. Considering it is a gallery in one of our major capitals, I did expect it to have a lot more art. Some good pieces,...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Gr1970Gr
Reviewed April 27, 2017

Their permanent exhibits are amazing. I've been there so many times but still see something new in art I have already seen.

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank rhonethm
Reviewed February 13, 2017

if you're into art, whether modern, abstract, or renaissance, this is the museum to go, Whether you're an old hand at art or a newcomer to art, child or adult, it is an awe-inspiring experience. you cannot go to the museum and think you will...More

Date of experience: March 2016
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