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Norval Foundation Sculpture Garden

Imaginative sculpture garden that cleverly combines art with nature.

  • 4.6

  • from 1050 Google reviews

A house with bushes in front of a building
A house with bushes in front of a building

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About the garden

Feast your eyes on this visual treat. Situated on a 10-acre site in the Steenberg area of Cape Town, 3D installations by African artists are dotted across freshwater wetland and surrounded by beautiful indigenous flora. The natural scenery of Western Cape provides a stunning backdrop.

Spot abstract artworks poking out from behind vegetation, discover brightly coloured pieces around different corners and be inspired by immense creations against the greenery. The Sculpture Garden subtly connects to the Norval Foundation building – a modern work of art in itself; inside you can see a range of permanent and changing exhibitions and collections as well as glorious views of the serene wetland, vineyards and mountains beyond.

Visitors can explore the museum as well as take a self-guided audio tour of the Sculpture Garden. A trip wouldn’t be complete without a delicious locally sourced meal in the acclaimed Skotnes Restaurant while the children enjoy the playground.

How long is a typical visit?

The average visitor spends 2 - 4 hours (Half Day) at Norval Foundation.

Opening times

Wednesday - Monday 10:00 - 17:30 Last Entry 17:00

Useful details

Garden area

10 Acres

Dog walking

No - Guide dogs only.

Cafe or restaurant

Food and drink facilities include a .cafe/restaurant with indoor and outdoor seating.


Yes - Children of all ages.

Bicycle storage

Yes - Yes - You can lock up your bike.

Wheelchair access

Very accessible (all paths flat and paved).


Yes - There is a gift shop.

Cape Town, 7945

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Google reviews

  • 4.6

  • from 1050 Google reviews

Liebe Tredoux

a month ago


We went through a walk in their magnificent garden. It feels as though you can get lost in this lovely, indigenous garden where the art pieces greet you as you make your way through. Their restaurant has good coffee and we would certainly recommend the Norval Foundation for a unique experience. The art inside is also something to write home about! Take yourself on a well-deserved outing and relax.

Dee Bee

a week ago


Regular exhibitions in the art gallery. A bar and open plan restaurant with panoramic views and outdoor seating. Pay for your parking ticket at the indoor kiosk or add it to your tab if you have a meal. Good food, wines and freshly squeezed juices available.

Marco Capo (Marco)

3 months ago


This place is a wonderful place to spend time with friends and family. The exhibitions are interesting and very well edited. I suggest a yearly pass, it’s cheap and you’ll definitely want to come back, either for the art , the garden or the food.

Ayesha Rawoot

a year ago


Stunning sculptures & kids loved it:)

Lauren Rota

4 months ago


A wonderful outing to view beautifully curated artist exhibitions. Lovely serene garden setting with a scenic walk, spotted with memorable sculptures. Nice restaurant overlooking the splendid garden. Gift shop stocking merchandise linked to the art exhibits. Worth a visit every few months!

Contact the garden

+27 87 654 5900

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