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African Galleria

Closed Now: 7:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Open today: 7:30 AM - 5:30 PM
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This place was really large and packed with all kinds of African art. It was almost overwhelming... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Betsy S
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Houston, Texas
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Great place to visit. Not great after you buy.

We stopped here on our Safari. It is a great place to visit for African art. All types and sorts of... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
ArtisticTraveler
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Dallas, Texas
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  • Average21%
  • Poor5%
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“african art”(3 reviews)
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African Galleria is a professional gallery that deals in antiques, art, tribal art, Tanzanite and other gems, clothing, Maasai art, custom made jewelry (18k gold) and a lot more varieties of items, namely all assortment of carvings in Ebony, Rose...more
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Manyara Road, Mto wa Mbu, Lake Manyara National Park, Tanzania
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+255 787 471 777
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All reviews huge selection african art t shirts price range fair price cultural heritage household items great food bathroom break extra suitcase bought several boxed lunch high end serengeti national park street vendors on site souvenir shop
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Reviewed 3 days ago

I paid over $200 for a tanzanite ring at this galleria . I wore the ring for FOUR days when I glanced at it to discover that the tanzanite stone had fallen out of the setting and was gone. I contacted the gallery by email...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place was really large and packed with all kinds of African art. It was almost overwhelming. While I loved the variety and range of prices, I did not love the annoying habit of the salesman following me everywhere. I am a shopper who likes...More

Thank Betsy S
J W, media at African Galleria, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Betsy S, Thank you for taking the time to leave us an insightful review! We are always happy to hear that our guests enjoyed their experience at African Galleria. Please feel free to let our sales associates know that you would prefer looking on...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped here on our Safari. It is a great place to visit for African art. All types and sorts of art on display, from antique masks and artifacts to modern African art. The problem is after the sale. We purchased a carved crocodile for...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I am not a shopper, but even I have to admit that this is a remarkable shopping opportunity, certainly the best we encountered while in Tanzania. The range of merchandise is staggering, ranging from trinkets by the barrel to very high-end carvings and sculptures. Their...More

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J W, Media at African Galleria, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear IN_Travelers47906, Thank you for taking the time to leave us a 5 Star review! We appreciate you kind words and are glad to hear that you enjoyed the African Galleria experience. All the best and wishing you a safe journey home!

Reviewed 6 October 2018

Nice place to stop and view souvenirs and art in a comfortable setting. Offers the most beautiful bathrooms around. Really, like and art gallery! I bought a Tanzanite here as I was unsure I would have time to look for one when at Arusha. I...More

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JW1182, Media at African Galleria, responded to this reviewResponded 13 October 2018

Dear OtreblaSolrac, We are so glad to hear that you are enjoying your new Tanzanite piece; we do strive to ensure you leave with a piece and a price that you are happy with! Thank you for your kind comments about the Art Gallery (and...More

Reviewed 29 September 2018

This was my second visit and it has had some lovely improvements you can defiantly spend a few hours here. Have a good wonder round you can pick up all your gifts here. Staff are helpful and the facilities are all beautiful. If you have...More

Thank SerenaAussie03
JW1182, Media at African Galleria, responded to this reviewResponded 13 October 2018

Dear SerenaAussie03, Thank you for taking the time to leave us a 5 star review! We are always happy to hear our customers are visiting us again! We hope to see you again and again 😁 Best regards!

Reviewed 23 September 2018

It's an all in one stop, you can get nice expensive or inexpensive souvenirs and you don't have people pushing you to buy.

Thank Polly V
JW1182, Media at African Galleria, responded to this reviewResponded 13 October 2018

Dear Polly V, Thank you for taking the time to leave us a 5 star review. We are always grateful to know that our visitors have enjoyed their time at African Galleria! Kind regards!

Reviewed 23 September 2018 via mobile

This is a place that the drivers bring their passengers to. Can it be a tourist trap, yes, but doesn’t have to be. Has lots of souvenirs and gems that you might not find anywhere else. Just know what you are shopping for, do your...More

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J W, Marketing at African Galleria, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Dear GoesBoom, Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review! We appreciate your advice for future visitors. Best regards

Reviewed 18 September 2018

First of all, everyone travels on different budgets and with different itineraries, so don't be intimidated when you walk by the large art pieces that are worth thousands of dollars (unless that is what you're there for haha). There are items ranging from $5 and...More

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J W, Marketing at African Galleria, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Dear Stormin Norman D, Thank you so much for leaving us a 5 star review!! We are glad to hear that you enjoyed shopping, wandering the gallery and eating at our restaurant :) We hope that you will visit us again. Best regards

Reviewed 16 September 2018 via mobile

I used my credit card for a purchase under $50 USD. At the time, I made sure the charge on bill was correct before signing. They wrapped the gifts for travel and stated the receipt was wrapped with the gifts to keep purchase together. Three...More

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J W, Marketing at African Galleria, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Dear Getaway741370, We apologize for any mistake that may have occurred. Can you please email us at africangalleria@live.com with the details so we may try to correct any mistake. Best regards

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Arts C
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I do not understand what exactly your question is, but yes the roof and restrooms of African Gallery has typically african paintwork.
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