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Bulawayo National Gallery of Zimbabwe

Leopold Takawira Ave | Corner 75 Main St, Bulawayo, Zimbabwe
+263 9 707 21
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Great Building - Not Sure What Its There For

A great use for an old space but its a mixture of art gallery and selling art. Lots of studios out... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
TheTrailingSpouse
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Bulawayo National Gallery

Well built structure with artistic colour co-ordinated walls, detailing the important history of... read more

Reviewed 5 July 2017
alfredm657
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Harare, Zimbabwe
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good52%
  • Average12%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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“gift shop” (6 reviews)
“local artists” (4 reviews)
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Leopold Takawira Ave | Corner 75 Main St, Bulawayo, Zimbabwe
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+263 9 707 21
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1 - 10 of 47 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A great use for an old space but its a mixture of art gallery and selling art. Lots of studios out back which can be visited. Great cafe in the building.

Thank TheTrailingSpouse
Reviewed 5 July 2017

Well built structure with artistic colour co-ordinated walls, detailing the important history of Zimbabwe.

Thank alfredm657
Reviewed 28 June 2017

We stopped here on our way through Bulawayo from Matopos and we are so glad that we did. It is a beautiful old building that is very well maintained with wooden floor boards that creak as you move from room to room. There was a...More

Thank VM2012
Reviewed 19 April 2017

A bastion of culture and the arts. Engulf yourself with the beat of Bulawayo dedicated to the presentation and conservation of the artistic heritage.

1  Thank hikwam
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

There is plenty to look forward to. British occupation and influence in shaping Zimbabwe depicted in Pictures. Easy access to site.

1  Thank John C
Reviewed 10 April 2017

Almost no artwork, posters of the local football club throughout with so explanations as to why or who these 1970-80's stars were. No guides, basically nothing other than a nice old colonial building. I really wish I'd read a review like this before paying to...More

Thank Copey3
Reviewed 20 March 2017

Has a wide range of art forms from local artists. Including sculptures, paintings and beaded jewelry. One can see and put orders from the artists in the work studios.

1  Thank Jackie C
Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

Centrally located the museum provides a good overview of local artist. Different styles and techniques on display. If possible have a look at the ateliers of some artists in the garden. The museum shop provides very reasonably priced craftsmanship souvenirs. A must see.

1  Thank Janvu
Reviewed 23 January 2017

Nice gallery surrounded by working studios. The Studio Nosh restaurant has interesting food with pleasant outdoor seating.

1  Thank Gina H
Reviewed 5 January 2017

The National Gallery is housed in a wonderfully preserved building in keeping with the status of a gallery. There may not be an international exhibit on show, but the many local artists in situ make the visit memorable and interesting

1  Thank 365candy
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