We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Durban Art Gallery

City Hall, Smith Street, Durban, South Africa
+27 31 311 2264
Website
Save
Book In Advance
More Info
US$39.75*
and up
Durban City Sightseeing Tour
Why book on Viator?
  • Tour highlights & full itinerary
  • Easy online booking
  • Lowest price guaranteed
More Information ›
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
More
African pottery and other crafts are on display at this museum, among the first to consider such items as art.
  • Excellent0%
  • Very good46%
  • Average45%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible9%
5 weeks ago
“see local art here”
12 Jan 2017
“Some racist art!”
LOCATION
City Hall, Smith Street, Durban, South Africa
CONTACT
Website
+27 31 311 2264
Write a Review
Reviews (11)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language

1 - 10 of 11 reviews

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

this big gallery is in the city hall. the whole building has been most beautifully renovated and is a pleasure to visit. there are permanent works from artists of the area and in a central rotundrum some interesting shows are mounted. keep your eyes peeled...More

Thank Lyndy761
Reviewed 12 January 2017

A wide selection of art, some audio which was not working/switched on. Some exhibits by an artist who was clearly using black, female, sexual domination as a theme which I felt unsuitable for a family outing. The staff were unhelpful.

Thank Janet M
Reviewed 8 January 2017

What a pleasure to visit this gallery. I has Excellent pieces. It is clean and private. You can take your time and enjoy it inside. There is also security so, you are safe.

Thank 798joeyv
Reviewed 31 October 2016

Good place for a lazy afternoon, gliding through the art works and the checking out the stuffed animals, birds and insects , even different types of beetles, well worth a visit.

Thank narnepati_srikanth
Reviewed 30 June 2016

Durban Art Gallery is the popular place for art and history lovers, you find any art work starting from painted pictures to sculptures, you also see all sorts of wild animals starting from game animals to the big five up to the dinosaur. The place...More

Thank 831bcm
Reviewed 30 April 2013

I would like to see more of the permanent collection in stread of only Photographs. The Museum has a great permanent collection, which hardly ever sees the light of day.

Thank Marius J
Reviewed 12 December 2012

City centre gallery, a little frayed at the edges, but gems, like portrait of TS Eliot to be found. City needs to spend more on keeping its historic collection on display.

Thank Phil J
Reviewed 19 April 2012

Was a bit dissapointed - expected more work from local artists. Ok if you want to kill some time.

Thank Chinx259
Reviewed 19 July 2011

I went to the Art Gallery to see what was in it. I was amazed and very amused to find I had traveled all the way from the UK to find a Frith, in the gallery. But it was a great find and I loved...More

Thank Disa56
Reviewed 6 December 2016
Google Translation

More

Thank GARRY V
Nearby
Nearby Restaurants
Big Easy Durban by Ernie Els
143 reviews
.80 km away
Vasco's Restaurant
24 reviews
.79 km away
Roma Revolving
442 reviews
.54 km away
The Oriental restaurant
62 reviews
.39 km away
Nearby Attractions
Natural Science Museum
47 reviews
.14 km away
Victoria Street Market
103 reviews
1.04 km away
West Street Mosque
32 reviews
.79 km away
The Spice Emporium, Durban
30 reviews
1.01 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Durban Art Gallery staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Submit