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Rupert Museum

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Address: Stellentia Avenue | Off Dorp Street, Stellenbosch, South Africa
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A"gift"from a great man Dr Anton Rupert

Heritage collection bought by Dr Anton Rupert and left as a legacy for us to appreciate and see Works of art valued at millions is displayed in the specially built huge gallery... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Tertia B
Hermanus, South Africa
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Hermanus, South Africa
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57 reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Heritage collection bought by Dr Anton Rupert and left as a legacy for us to appreciate and see Works of art valued at millions is displayed in the specially built huge gallery . A catalogue gives insight on the collection on display which varies from Famous painters Weavers and sculptures . One of the many highlights of Stellenbosch but the... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is in stellenbosch and is a great place to spend time looking at both modern and old art. There are lots of bronzes which are very good There is a small entrance fee but well worth it

Thank Charles H
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 March 2017

Very well kept. Paid R20pp but worth the money. Lots of security because there is a painting worth R35milj and many more to see. Enjoyed it. But not more than that to see. Clean and well kept garden also.

Thank 346elenes
Haslemere, United Kingdom
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41 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2017

An excellent private collection of S African painting and sculpture in a cool and quiet environment, plus powerful sculptures and pictures by Käthe Kollwitz.

Thank susannaj
Stellenbosch, South Africa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 February 2017

The Rupert Museum is most probably the best kept secret of Stellenbosch. It has wonderful collections of South African art is a tranquil setting. If you want to escape the tourist rat race of Stellenbosch and want an hour of tranquility this is the place to visit.

Thank SimonWB
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145 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 February 2017

From the private collection of one of the great South Africans, Dr Anton Rupert some amazing examples of 19th and 20th Century South African art housed in an impressive purpose built gallery

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Umhlanga Rocks, South Africa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 20 January 2017

We had a nice time walking around the place but our experience got so much better when we joined one of the tour groups that walked into the place. apparently you can take a tour guide to take you around Stellenbosch. The guy has given so much interesting information on sculptures and pictures that made us completely amazed.

Thank Travelot2day
Sasolburg, South Africa
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17 reviews
Reviewed 17 January 2017

An upmarket venue for art lovers. A must see. A good, tasteful collection of South African masters and other artists.

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Brisbane, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 January 2017

The term "museum" is, in my opinion, totally incorrect! It should be referred to as the 'Rupert Art Collection' gallery for that really is, what it is! The expansive venue is magnificent - both architecturally & landscape-wise - & easy to locate (almost an extension of famous Dorp Street, away from the CBD side of town). Even though I'm not... More 

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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51 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 January 2017

If you enjoy art this a a must to see..The Pierneef and Irma Stern is the highlights.Altough there is a large variety of different artists . allow enough time to enjoy the museum to the full.

Thank Hannes C

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