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Address: Stellentia Avenue | Off Dorp Street, Stellenbosch, South Africa
Phone Number: +27 21 888 3344
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Beautifully displayed private collection

This is a most interesting collection of sculpture and paintings. It is beautifully displayed. We spent an interesting couple of hours looking around the 3 galleries

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
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Ilmington, United Kingdom
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Ilmington, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is a most interesting collection of sculpture and paintings. It is beautifully displayed. We spent an interesting couple of hours looking around the 3 galleries

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Englewood, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was delighted to visit the Rupert museum today. I parked at the visitor centre in Market Street, and walked for about 10 mins to the Museum ( there is plenty of free parking at the Museum).. Entry fee was 10 rands. I was blown away by the sculptures of Anton Van Wouw and the paintings of Irma Stern. Both... More 

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Shoreham-by-Sea, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

Very interesting collection of preserved houses ranging in dates between 18th and early 20th century. The houses are all within a short distance of each other and are fully furnished in the style of that era.

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Cape Town, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

This wonderful selection, specializing in SA Art, is a must stop when art is your passion or just if you want to see a slice of SA art that is really worth it. Curator knoledgeable, beautiful architecture and gardens.

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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52 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

One is struck by the simple understated majesty of the landscaping and the minimalist building design which alsmost looks like a wine shed. Once you enter you have a choice of three halls each exibiting a different genre of Mrs Ruperts fantastic collection. I usually turn left first to see the wonderful S.A. sculptures eg "The Prisoner" by von Wough... More 

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Port Elizabeth, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

A meagre admission fee (R20 for adults, R10 for pensioners) gains you access to the galleries in which art, not only of South African, but also international artists is displayed. I loved the feel of the museum, with its wide open spaces and its controlled lighting. I was particularly interested to see how the Pierneef "Station" panels would be displayed,... More 

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shropshire
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

This is a lovely museum to visit but please do not go expecting some classic cars as a previous review said as this museum in stellenbosch only has paintings and art work

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Bath, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2016

This was an unexpected pleasure . A beautifully curatored exhibition of collections of African art representing different styles . There was just enough information to aid understanding without overwhelming the visitor. The highlight for me was the work by Higgs , and a phenomenal piece on colour 16m long by Nigrini. I recommend this for everyon, of any age regardless... More 

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2016

Excellent collection of a variety of local artworks in a gorgeous venue. Cheap R15 fee to enter and worth every cent. I've been several times with school groups and family members and have enjoyed it every time.

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Stellenbosch
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 May 2016

The Rupert Museum is definitely worth a visit and it should be repeated annually. It's a great way to see some of the world's great art treasures that are brought in for a season, including some of South Africa's greatest artists. Take enough time if you're really interested in details and want to see all of it, since there's quite... More 

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