Oliewenhuis Art MuseumCurrently Closed
- Address: 16 Harry Smith St, Bloemfontein, 9301, South Africa
- Timings: 08:00 am - 05:00 pm Details
- Phone: +27-514479609
- Ticket Price: 5 ZAR
- Time Required: 01:00 Hrs
- Tags: Art And Culture, Art Museum, Family And Kids
Oliewenhuis Art Museum - Review
The museum focusing on natural history, international stature, and cultural history was initiated in late 19th century. The museum is set in the neo-Dutch style house that served as a house for the governor general of Union of South Africa. It now houses a permanent exhibition of South African art including an outdoor sculpture working African Carousel. Local artists also exhibit their works on periodic temporary exhibitions. Blind alphabet is the art work of sight impaired and is a popular highlight.
Oliewenhuis Art Museum Information
- Audio guide is available.
- Tearoom is available.
- The auditorium can be booked for private shows.
- Guided tours are available.
- Group tours are school tour are conducted.
Oliewenhuis Art Museum Ticket Prices
- Students have a concession in entry fee.
Oliewenhuis Art Museum Hours
- Closed: good Friday.
How To reach Oliewenhuis Art Museum by Public Transport
- Rented car
Restaurants Near Oliewenhuis Art Museum
- The Block and Cellar.
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Things to Know Before Visiting Oliewenhuis Art Museum
95% of people who visit Bloemfontein include Oliewenhuis Art Museum in their plan
10 AM - 11 AM
37.5% of people start their Oliewenhuis Art Museum visit around 10 AM - 11 AM
People usually take around 1 Hr to see Oliewenhuis Art Museum
95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Oliewenhuis Art Museum
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Oliewenhuis Art Museum, Bloemfontein Reviews
A beautiful gallery with a lovely garden. The trials through the natural foliage are one of my favourite hidden gems of Bloemfontein. The trials and gardens are dog friendly. The exhibitions are well thought out and presented beautifully. I would like to see the museum reopen its restaurant for public use outside of big events as this is a lovely place to sit and read or drink coffee with friends.
A must when visiting Bloemfontein. A gallery full of interesting art pieces, a restaurant serving delicious breakfasts, great picnic spots in the surrounding park, and a beautiful hiking trail. All can be found here.
Always exiting art exhibitions. Peaceful well maintained grounds to relax alone or a group. Art classes and restoration done. Has a good restaurant surrounded by art installations. Unique merry-go-round for the kids created by various artists. Lots of space to play. Art installations on the grounds need maintenance though. Would be sad if they degrade beyond repair.
Have a huge open and closed exhibition hall with many great art all over. Entrance is free and have lavish yards to relax and enjoy your lunch. Shows is often for great entertainment. Restaurant needs a little work on as well as the playground.
Great place to have a picnic or take strolls in their hiking area. For lovers of art the art gallery offers a wide range of indoor and outdoor art to enjoy. I'm just sad about the state of the restaurant and the now unkempt play area at the back. Please start and get done with the renovations so we can enjoy the place again.