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Walter Battiss Art Museum

ABOUT

The Walter Battiss Art Museum was opened in 1981 in a beautiful old, two storied building, that Battiss grew up in.  Walter Battiss bequeathed a large collection of his own work to “the people of Somerset East and South Africa.”  The Walter Battiss Art museum offers visitors the opportunity to view and enjoy a large collection of art by Battiss, including family items, books, letters, clothing, personal items and extraordinary artefacts from FOOK Island!

COSTS

Entry Fees:
R10 for adults and children

Free entrance for local learners

Special rates negotiable for groups
(Contact Museum for details) 





OPENING HOURS

Open:
Monday to Friday
8:30am – 13:00pm
14:00pm  – 17:00 pm

Closed:
Monday to Friday
13:00 – 14:00pm 

Normally closed on weekends and public holidays. 

TOP TIPS

Please contact us as we might be able to accommodate you on a weekend or public holiday. 

Guided tours available but please contact us to avoid disappointment! 

CONTACT DETAILS

Address:
45 Paulet Street
Somerset East
Eastern Cape
South Africa

Phone:
042 243 1448
073 698 6539


Web:Walter Battiss Art Museum



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