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The public are welcome to browse our exhibitions.  

Please note that due to the corona virus a limited amount of people are allowed in the exhibition halls at a time.

Free guided tours for groups can be made by prior appointment.  The Art Museum is open everyday from 9h00 till 16h00 except Tuesday mornings and entrance is free,  halls are cleared fifteen minutes before closing.

For large groups please book and note that big groups must be broken into smaller groups of 30 or less.

Self guided tours: Groups of people, coordinators and teachers are welcome to guide their students or group through the museum independently.  

Guided Tours: Groups of people, organizations and teachers are welcome to book a guided tour.

To book call us on telephone: 041 506 2000.

Please note that due to the corona virus, a limited amount of people is allowed in the exhibition halls at a time.



Schools are welcome to book an art workshop for their class groups. Art Workshops are free and are held daily from 09h00 - 12h00 during a school term, except Tuesday mornings and weekends.  A minimum of 10 learners and maximum of 20 learners can attend a workshop.  Availability is dependent on bookings, please book well in advance. Bookings work on a first come first serve basis.

To provisionally book, call us on telephone: 041 506 2000. 

Your booking is only confirmed once you have received written correspondence to confirm the workshop from the Art Museum.

To Book a workshop click here.


Contact Details

The Nelson Mandela Metropolitan Art Museum

Address: 1 Park Drive, Port Elizabeth, 6001, South Africa

Telephone: +27 (0)41 506 2000 

Cell: 079 490 0690 

E-mail: or

Please address all correspondence to the Director.

The Art Museum is open from 9:00 – 16:00 weekdays to the public.

The Art Museum is closed weekends and public holidays.

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