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Address: Cnr Commercial Rd/Church Street, Pietermaritzburg, South Africa
Phone Number: +27 33 342 1804
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relaxing cultural visit

The art gallery has some really excellent painting that you can admire for hours. The atmosphere is very calm in the gallery. There is also a lovely coffee with really lovely... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 18 October 2016
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Pietermaritzburg, South Africa
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Pietermaritzburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

The art gallery has some really excellent painting that you can admire for hours. The atmosphere is very calm in the gallery. There is also a lovely coffee with really lovely staff. I love this place.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

Excellent value for money. Great holiday break. Good for taking up loose time, esecially on chilly days

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Yeovil, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2016 via mobile

We stopped on route to the Drakensburg Mountains in order to give our legs a stretch....we walked through the town looking for somewhere to grab a cuppa before the rest of our journey & happened on the gallery. What a delight to find. The art (all different styles) was so interesting to see. The little curio shop lovely & the... More 

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Pietermaritzburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2016

tatham has a fantastic collection of art work by some famous artist. great atmosphere to walk amongst some fine works of art. a must visit with your family and art lovers

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Durban, South Africa
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 June 2016

Tatham Art Gallery has held my imagination ever since I was a little girl and read a review about it in an age old newspaper. With a dear friend (Reena Bhoodram) now working as their Education Officer, I am able to access this treasure trove whenever I can. The art collections are all breath-taking, showcasing the immense talent of our... More 

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Pietermaritzburg
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 June 2016

The Tatham is the most amazing gallery--it has diverse collections, seems to promote art in the city and has dedicated and enthusiastic staff. There is safe parking outside if you are worried about the city center. It is a beautiful space that hosts exhibitions regularly. It also hosts music recitals. The coffee shop is a good place to refresh --one... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2015

Lovely old building with a good selection of artworks, a great café and friendly staff. Some rooms were under renovation when we visited.

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Thank 457Charlotte
Hilton, South Africa
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2015 via mobile

The gallery has a great collection and provides a respite from the mayhem that has come to characterize Pietermaritzbergs inner city (blues). Nice little coffee shop with a good blend and friendly staff. I'll be back for sure.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2015 via mobile

This art museum is a superb surprise. The curator(s) has done a magnificent work in defining the relevance of South African art in modern art. The cafe is also lovely and serves a great brownie. The collection is remarkable. Here you can admire anything from Alexander to Battiss. I really, really like their "royal staircase", where they have great paintings... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 May 2015

A hidden gem in PMB. Looking for a place to have a decent lunch on a top location? Enter the museum, have a look at the art and then make your way up to the restaurant. Ask for a place outside on the balcony to have a stunning view over the main street.

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