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The Pretoria Art Museum

Arcadia Park, Pretoria, South Africa
+27 12 344 1807
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a true gem in Pretoria

Always a pleasure to visit this museum, always exhibitions of high standard and never a... read more

Reviewed 19 June 2018
redelinghuys2017
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Pretoria, South Africa
Hidden Gem in Pta!

When approaching this gallery one may feel as if you are in the wrong place. In the Centre of town... read more

Reviewed 18 June 2018
Maxine N
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White and black artists are represented at this fine museum, which contains over three thousand works.
  • Excellent22%
  • Very good44%
  • Average22%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible4%
Dec 16, 2017
“Hidden gem!”
Oct 4, 2017
“Treasures!”
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Arcadia Park, Pretoria, South Africa
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+27 12 344 1807
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Reviewed 19 June 2018

Always a pleasure to visit this museum, always exhibitions of high standard and never a disappointment. Pity though that this gem should be surrounded by a city centre in decay.

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Reviewed 18 June 2018 via mobile

When approaching this gallery one may feel as if you are in the wrong place. In the Centre of town which may look dilapidated, is this gallery. Inside it is modern, clean, professional and an all round beautiful space. The gallery is large and boasts...More

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Reviewed 17 December 2017 via mobile

We came across this museum by simply just driving past it and entering out of curiosity. The entrance fee was next to nothing, and once inside I was astounded at what a fantastic museum this was. It featured true classics with fantastic South African artists,...More

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Reviewed 4 October 2017

After an educational visit (with a group of students), I took my family to the Pretoria Art Museum. The wealth of South African art in this museum is truly remarkable. The permanent exhibition of the old masters is a must see. I cannot understand why...More

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Reviewed 4 October 2017

I haw only been inside once, when they were holding Leonardo Da Vinci exhibition. It is professionally run. Recently I have only been outside and is disappointing, how it looks. The garden needs serious attention. there is also free WiFi available.

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Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

Very clean inside, the area might be unsafe but honestly it's not bad - just go with 3 or more people. The art inside is well preserved and the staff are friendly. If you fancy African art as well as many other types from a...More

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Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

I have been looking forward to visiting the museum for some time. I was disappointed in the size of the museum. Considering it is a gallery in one of our major capitals, I did expect it to have a lot more art. Some good pieces,...More

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Reviewed 28 April 2017

Their permanent exhibits are amazing. I've been there so many times but still see something new in art I have already seen.

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Reviewed 14 February 2017

if you're into art, whether modern, abstract, or renaissance, this is the museum to go, Whether you're an old hand at art or a newcomer to art, child or adult, it is an awe-inspiring experience. you cannot go to the museum and think you will...More

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Reviewed 8 December 2016

A once wonderful little gallery that has gone to ruin. They had quite a good collection but have lost a lot due to theft. The completely disinterested staff also drag the tone down.

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