Van Wouw Museum
Museum type :
ARCHAEOLOGICAL

Established in :
1862

Holidays :
Sat&SunDay

Visiting Hours :
Tuesday - Friday 10:00 - 16:00.

Contact No :
(012) 460-7422

Location :
Pretoria , South Africa

Display Objects :

The museum displays documents, photos, paintings and tools,the exhibits are mainly bronze maquettes and casts of Van Wouw's sculptural work.




Description :

  • The Van Wouw Museum, housed in Anton Van Wouw's last residence, a Dutch national monument.

  • It was designed by Norman Eaton in 1938 and van Wouw lived here from 1939-1945.

  • Van Wouw was a great lover of nature and a dedicated gardener and commissioned Eaton to design a residence with a resemblance between architecture and nature.

  • The museum houses 64 art works by van Wouw, mainly sculptures