Oliewenhuis Art Museum, Bloemfontein

4.4
#2 of 16 in Museums in Free State
Oliewenhuis Art Museum boasts a collection of top works by classic and contemporary South African artists, housed in a former presidential residence that welcomed King George VI and his family during their brief stay in the city in 1947. Walk through a sculpture park nestled in the lush gardens and look for the carousel sculpture, a collective work of several artists that represents the South African cultural melting pot and a real treat for children. Plan your Oliewenhuis Art Museum visit and explore what else you can see and do in Bloemfontein using our Bloemfontein trip itinerary builder app .
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  • Perfect for those family afternoon outings. Chilled environment and perfect areas for those Instagram pictures.  more »
  • I loved every minute here. Jackson Polloks said "Painting is self-discovery. Every good artist paints what he is" You can feel the art, every single piece speaks a language of its own yet you understa...  more »
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  • We are artists ourselves and loved our visit to Oliewenhuis Art Museum so much. Being able to experience the works of South Africa's best artists up close and personal was very special. If you love art this is the one venue in Bloemfontein that you just cannot miss!!
  • Best contemporary art museum in Bloemfontein. You can take a mini hike through their hiking trails and have a quick siesta on the lawn. The facility is safe as there are security guards throughout the Museum and is comforting to know that I can take a nap without anything happening to me. I love it.
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