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Address: Cnr Commercial Rd/Church Street, Pietermaritzburg, South Africa
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+27 33 342 1804

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I took a young foreign exchange student to visit the gallery as she is interested in art and the Tatham has a good collection of local and South African Artists. We had... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Pietermaritzburg, South Africa
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Pietermaritzburg, South Africa
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17 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I took a young foreign exchange student to visit the gallery as she is interested in art and the Tatham has a good collection of local and South African Artists. We had experienced an horrendous storm the previous night and so a few of the paintings were removed as the building was built in 1876 and has a few leaky... More 

Thank GillZAl
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32 reviews
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Reviewed 5 March 2017

Very well worth a visit. Parking is a bit tricky but definitely worth the effort. Interesting artwork, nice coffeeshop.

Thank Vicky H
Pietermaritzburg, South Africa
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23 reviews
11 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 23 February 2017

Good clean gallery with interesting pieces, the cafe upstairs is a great bonus good for light meals.

Thank Slyngoh
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39 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 February 2017

Well-worth a visit! It has so much to see and includes a lot of local artists these days, which is great.

Thank Helen B
Pietermaritzburg, South Africa
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22 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 January 2017

We've been supremely blessed by the travel gods, Darling and I, which means that we've been fortunate enough to see art galleries and exhibitions spaces all over the world - but I probably bore Handsome a fraction more each time I earnestly confide in him (as though he has NEVER heard it before) that our Tatham is my favourite and... More 

Thank Pamela N
Durban, South Africa
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163 reviews
52 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 December 2016

I love The Tatham. Whether it is to view an exhibition, check out random works or attend one of the many arranged lectures and workshops, this gallery is an amazing place to be at. The institution is well managed with committed and attentive staff members. Local South African artists are nicely exposed to the world with various artworks and media... More 

Thank delaine c
Pietermaritzburg, South Africa
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 18 October 2016

The art gallery has some really excellent painting that you can admire for hours. The atmosphere is very calm in the gallery. There is also a lovely coffee with really lovely staff. I love this place.

Thank Loshnie19
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5 reviews
4 attraction reviews
Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

Excellent value for money. Great holiday break. Good for taking up loose time, esecially on chilly days

Thank Reg M
Yeovil, United Kingdom
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90 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 July 2016 via mobile

We stopped on route to the Drakensburg Mountains in order to give our legs a stretch....we walked through the town looking for somewhere to grab a cuppa before the rest of our journey & happened on the gallery. What a delight to find. The art (all different styles) was so interesting to see. The little curio shop lovely & the... More 

Thank kabm0105
Pietermaritzburg, South Africa
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19 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 June 2016

tatham has a fantastic collection of art work by some famous artist. great atmosphere to walk amongst some fine works of art. a must visit with your family and art lovers

Thank nirvaansingh111

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