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“Lovely, quiet experience”

Oliewenhuis Art Museum
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Reviewed April 4, 2018

Arrived slightly late for the exhibition. I was not aware that the Museum closes at 16:00 on a Sunday, but the bit that I did see was great.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank lindox
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Reviewed February 1, 2018 via mobile

A beautiful building in a lovely park in the outskirts of Bloemfontein. The art gallery wasn’t as big as I’d imagined, but I’m probably comparing it to British art galleries in size which is a bit unfair. I liked the art on display - a really interesting mix of old and new and very well displayed, I thought.

Be warned that the Terrace restaurant is currently closed for a refurbishment. However, the gallery is open and free to enter. In the back garden, there are various sculptures dotted around. We particularly enjoyed the flock of sheep! All in all, a very pleasant way to spend a couple of hours. Kids will love the frog slide in the front gardens!

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank sfuhere
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Reviewed January 21, 2018 via mobile

Most beautiful gardens, spectacular art. Wonderfull restaurants. Perfect day visits. Gor sure a gem in the city of Bloemfontein.

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank Surita V
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Reviewed December 30, 2017 via mobile

We had a quick visit with our teenage son, who enjoyed the art on display. Unfortunately the Terrace restaurant was closed and we were looking forward to having lunch there, as we were told that the food was good. Maybe next time.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Pappil0n
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Reviewed December 21, 2017

The permanent art exhibition on its own is worth the visit, but always interesting other exhibitions. The sculpture garden offer peaceful surrounding to relax with friends and family. Short hikes available and just lots of interesting aspects to explore.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Ohna W
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