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The Pretoria Art Museum

Arcadia Park, Pretoria, South Africa
+27 12 344 1807
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Interesting displays

The Pretoria Art Museum is set in a green and leafy gardens, (although some of the grass had worn... read more

Reviewed 16 April 2016
Moronge O
Nairobi, Kenya
Well designed gallery

The gallery is very big and well planned. It has different sections so various artists can exhibit... read more

Reviewed 12 January 2016
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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 16 April 2016

The Pretoria Art Museum is set in a green and leafy gardens, (although some of the grass had worn off where people usually walk) and parts were littered. The Museum had some good displays of metal and wood art installations, black-and-white photographic displays of South...More

Thank Moronge O
Reviewed 12 January 2016

The gallery is very big and well planned. It has different sections so various artists can exhibit. The gardens used to be very beautiful but is now unfortunately overrun by vagrants and loiterers.

Thank HafsaPretoria
Reviewed 13 December 2015

I've been here twice & seen two different exhibitions, both were really good. The staff are friendly, kind & knowledgeable. The only downside is you can't take pictures while your going round. It can get a bit to loud when there's 2 or 3 different...More

Thank Tracy S
Reviewed 26 November 2015

Never been here although I have been living in Pretoria all my life. Was very interesting to see the great paintings and Art in this museum. Especially the early art from the origins of Pretoria. Everyone in Pretoria should visit. One must just be careful...More

Reviewed 1 November 2015 via mobile

Wow....its a must go typa place,the art pieces are outstanding sometimes a person might be curious about how much an effort an individual can make to emancipation proclamation of the day before you get a new hold onto it

Thank Tshenolo N
Reviewed 28 October 2015

I took a friend here as she is interested in art, but it was a huge disappointment, not much to really see and the art, average, some was amazing but for the most part, it was not something I would call art! Please ppl we...More

Thank 204mads
Reviewed 26 October 2015

The Pretoria Art Museum is located in the down-town area of the city by a park. The day I visited on of the rooms was not open. In fairness to the staff they did not charge me full price for the visit. The Museum consisted...More

1  Thank IrishMonkeyEats
Reviewed 16 May 2015

The museum is fairly small but it interesting. It focuses on South African artists from a variety of periods.

Thank Barbara A A
Reviewed 22 April 2015

The collection in the Pretoria at Museum consists of South African artists, concentrating on both traditional and contemporary art forms and techniques. The Pretoria Art Museum’s collection includes works of painting, sculpture, textiles, photographic art and many others. The Pretoria Art Museum should be visited...More

Thank Ockert M
Reviewed 5 March 2015

This gallery visit was motivated primarily by the anticipation of seeing the notable 17th century Dutch masters as I am admittedly old fashioned in terms of art preferences. To my chagrin, a special exhibition called ‘The Industrial Karoo – Fear & Loss’ had just opened...More

Thank Connoisseur-of-Life
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