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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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Be ready to bargain... and bargain hard!

If you are looking for a trinket, or a (supposed) museum piece, or anything in between, you... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Brent H
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Oakville, Canada
Huge

This place was really large and packed with all kinds of African art. It was almost overwhelming... read more

Reviewed 6 November 2018
notwitter
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Houston, Texas
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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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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have been to the shop dozens of times and bring all of my volunteers there. The selection is incredible and they treat my volunteers very kindly. They also do a lot to give back to the surrounding community. A great place.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went to this store on route to Lake Manyara National Park and I am so glad we did. This is an amazing shop selling all things African from curios to traditional clothing to works of art from affordable to very exclusive one of expensive...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you are looking for a trinket, or a (supposed) museum piece, or anything in between, you probably want to stop and check this place out. First of all, it's big, very big. Secondly, if you can think of it, they probably sell it... carvings,...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Brent H
Reviewed 4 weeks 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

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 6 November 2018 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

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank notwitter
J W, media at African Galleria, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks 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 31 October 2018

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

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 21 October 2018

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

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank IN_Travelers47906
J W, Media at African Galleria, responded to this reviewResponded 24 October 2018

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

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank OtreblaSolrac
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

Date of experience: September 2018
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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.

Date of experience: September 2018
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!

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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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