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Rupert Museum

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Address: Stellentia Avenue | Off Dorp Street, Stellenbosch, South Africa
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Good art collection

Good collection of local art. An hour should be more than enough. There is a small entrance fee, but well worth it.

Reviewed 6 days ago
Cape Town, South Africa
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Cape Town, South Africa
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28 reviews
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Good collection of local art. An hour should be more than enough. There is a small entrance fee, but well worth it.

Thank Mel_Milasa
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13 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very well kept ans beautiful art. Knowledgeable and informing. Learnt a lot and more of Anton Rupert, his family and off course Pierneef. Well worth visiting.

Thank Marietjie W
Hermanus, South Africa
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57 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 April 2017

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 

Thank Tertia B
London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 March 2017 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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34 reviews
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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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43 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 44 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 98 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

Thank Charles_Orleans
Umhlanga Rocks, South Africa
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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.

Thank kobusp2015

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