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Irma Stern Museum

Cecil Rd., Rosebank, South Africa
+27 21 685 5686
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Lovely collection, excellent experience

We saw the Museum recommded in the paperback "Secret Cape Town" and took an Uber from our apmt in... read more

Reviewed 14 March 2018
PeterBrink
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Norwich, Vermont
Incredible collection. Racist staff

As a fan of Irma Stern works this is an incredible collection and place to view works of varying... read more

Reviewed 26 February 2018
keenan J
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NY
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Mar 14, 2018
“Lovely collection, excellent experience”
Jan 7, 2018
“Hidden gem”
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Cecil Rd., Rosebank, South Africa
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+27 21 685 5686
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Reviewed 14 March 2018

We saw the Museum recommded in the paperback "Secret Cape Town" and took an Uber from our apmt in CBD to visit (about 60 SAR each way. We were delighted. Stern's paintings are beautifully displayed in her home and studio - her strong colors highlighted...More

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Reviewed 26 February 2018

As a fan of Irma Stern works this is an incredible collection and place to view works of varying size and medium. In particular I enjoyed her treatment of decorative objects very interesting, like painting on doors and windows. But having said that, the staff...More

Thank keenan J
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Reviewed 8 January 2018 via mobile

This is a short drive outside Cape Town cbd. A small gallery which is full of interesting artifacts and well recommended for a visit.

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Reviewed 16 April 2017

A little gem set in the heart of CapeTown, Near the University, who are I believe, the custodians of this Museum. The Museum is set in what was the house belonging to Irma Stern, and notable artist of some fame. Although an Art College graduate,...More

2  Thank NML28London
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Reviewed 21 May 2016

The museum is situated in Irma Stern's house. The gardens are beautiful and the collection of Stern's paintings is remarkable. A must if you visit Cape Town.

2  Thank 546james
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Reviewed 20 April 2016

I loved the art work and enjoyed meeting the artist Tyrone Appollis who was setting up his exhibit of excellent paintings.

1  Thank mcarrick2016
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Reviewed 9 April 2016

This museum of Irma Stern's work and of the many objects she collected to inspire her art is really a hidden gem. Situated in the house of the artist, it feels like a home that was lived in by a flamboyant, intelligent and creative force...More

2  Thank Sylvia R
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Reviewed 6 April 2016

This is indeed a hidden gem. Not that easy to find. When I stepped over the threshold into the house I was struck by the fragrant scent of a massive and beautiful bowl of fresh flowers. This set the tone. The house reflects the character...More

1  Thank johnhart2016
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Reviewed 28 September 2015

The Irma Stern Museum is wonderful treasure trove, located in the house in which she lived and worked. The publications available for purchase provide ample information on the museum and its contents, and staff were easily engaged and very informative. Our primary motivation for the...More

Thank Peter H
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Reviewed 28 August 2015

Great ambiance with an interesting collection of IS's paintings and collections. The visitor certainly gets a good idea of how IS lived and painted. The day I went a lot of her paintings were not available as they were being exhibited elsewhere, so only 3...More

1  Thank laansa
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