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African Art Centre

Closed Now: 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
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Up and coming, great place for crafts and local art

Very pleasant atmosphere, and well located in an up-and-coming district. Local beadwork, textiles... read more

Reviewed 12 August 2018
United States
always extremely interesting and creative

we always visit this place when i durban, they support a number of local artist and we have bought... read more

Reviewed 13 December 2016
nicolas s
Milan, Italy
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  • Average11%
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  • Terrible4%
12 Aug 2018
“Up and coming, great place for crafts and local art”
15 Mar 2018
“The place is not horrible, but it has moved to another (unknown) address!”
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15 Station Drive, Durban 4001, South Africa
+27 31 312 3804
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Reviewed 12 August 2018

Very pleasant atmosphere, and well located in an up-and-coming district. Local beadwork, textiles, and art in several mediums. Good place for browsing, viewing, shopping, or just talking with the local artists.

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Reviewed 15 March 2018

Internet did not warn us and once we got there, no information was available as to its new location. Dommage.

2  Thank stephancollins
Reviewed 18 April 2017

Excellent shop with high-quality art and crafts. Many unique items not usually found elsewhere. Friendly and knowledgeable staff who will pack things nicely for your trip back home. All items are a considerable step above the usual stuff in tourist shops and street stands. Prices...More

1  Thank UVnLA
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Well I left 5 shoppers there . Told them to take their time. Forty five minutes later I had to give them a 5 minute warning . It was hard to get them out of the shop, there were so many interesting items to choice...More

Thank Edward N
Reviewed 29 December 2016

A wide range of curated artisan goods from across KwaZulu-Natal. The show room has many pieces to choose from and also it is possible to custom order pieces via the Centre.

1  Thank Lauren R
Reviewed 13 December 2016

we always visit this place when i durban, they support a number of local artist and we have bought many times over time . refined and different every time we come

Thank nicolas s
Reviewed 18 November 2016

The day I went, I got to see some ladies actually doing bead work there. They have lots of paintings, wood crafts, bead crafts etc. The items are actually hand made by African artists, not factory made, which I appreciate. I bought a couple of...More

1  Thank adventureseekerJK
Reviewed 2 October 2016

What a great place to browse and observe local crafts women creating amazing works of art, from beading to sculpting. A great place to not only browse but to also purchase a piece of art or craft which focuses on KwaZulu-Natal tradition.

Thank jameslesleyc
Reviewed 29 August 2016

Visited at the recommendation of our hotel. Drove around a bit to find somewhere to park. Was impressed by the pottery and the jewellery, buying several pieces of beaded jewellery and a small woven pot. During our visit however, not one person spoke to us...More

Thank Alison W
Reviewed 2 August 2016

Authentic African beaded jewelry and Christmas decorations, wire bowls, wooden statues, and fabrics.

Thank Kerry E
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