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The Pretoria Art Museum

Arcadia Park, Pretoria, South Africa
+27 12 344 1807
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Incredible, well preserved, art lovers' Haven.

Very clean inside, the area might be unsafe but honestly it's not bad - just go with 3 or more... read more

Reviewed 19 July 2017
via mobile
Good, but small

I have been looking forward to visiting the museum for some time. I was disappointed in the size of... read more

Reviewed 3 June 2017
Sandton, South Africa
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White and black artists are represented at this fine museum, which contains over three thousand works.
  • Excellent20%
  • Very good46%
  • Average22%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible4%
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Arcadia Park, Pretoria, South Africa
+27 12 344 1807
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Reviewed 19 July 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

Thank RahilS0
Reviewed 3 June 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

Thank Gr1970Gr
Reviewed 28 April 2017

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

Thank rhonethm
Reviewed 14 February 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

Thank Henrietta A
Reviewed 8 December 2016

A once wonderful little gallery that has gone to ruin. They had quite a good collection but have lost a lot due to theft. The completely disinterested staff also drag the tone down.

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Reviewed 10 November 2016

It is a pleasure to visit this museum, which has constantly changing and always interesting exhibitions as well as a couple of more permanent ones. Curators are knowledgeable and enthusiastic, and proud of their job. Though the museum is small, it is well-designed and subtly...More

Thank David L
Reviewed 20 October 2016

We were there to see the SASOL signature 2016 exhibition and the new glass as conveyor of image . Beautiful art work and well curated.The artists Diane Victor, Liesl Roos, Berco Wilsenach, Retief van Wyk and Iaan Bekker are taking the medium to levels that...More

Thank Ockert M
Reviewed 4 September 2016

If you are forced to go to this museum, don't expect the world-class exhibitions of 10 years ago. Just hold on to your wallet or handbag, pay a guard and extra insurance for your car and try to survive the stink. Don't cry too much....More

Thank Torm_UI
Reviewed 26 July 2016

Loved the fact that next to famous international art, we can proudly display a wide variety of beautiful African Art. Great for school outings, for the casual passer-by and for the Art-lover.

Thank Linda V
Reviewed 23 June 2016

We were lucking to see four special exhibits at the Art Museum during our visit. We were there during museum week and admission was free!

Thank Lee A
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