Anton Smit Sculpture Park, Bronkhorstspruit

#228 of 779 in Things to do in Gauteng
Landmark · Hidden Gem · Tourist Spot
About the Sculpture Park

The Anton Smit Sculpture Park's three-hectare grounds are situated on the northern side of the Bronkhorstspruit Dam, on a plateau overlooking the water. Amongst the backdrop of natural limestone formations, manicured lawns and succulent gardens, it makes for a lovely environment to view the expansive collection of monumental sculptures and installations. A destination of creativity attracting tourists, art buyers and includes Imagine Café, a full service coffee shop.The Park expands the traditional concept of an art venue, ensuring a truly unique and inspiring experience.

Only 40 minutes from Pretoria and 60 minutes from Johannesburg, but a world away.

GPS coordinates: S25.885856 E28.708813

“Late yestreen I saw the new moone lie, Wi the auld moone in hir arme…” he bellows low with a feigned Scottish accent, tool in hand and a twinkle in his eye. Spoken verse, the echoes of emotive lyrics and the rasping of sculptures in progress are customary sounds emitted from the studio. Larger than life, Anton Smit is the embodiment of poetry, an apt term for this sculptor, derived from the term for “making.” Anton forms his own language through sculpture, the manifestation of his passion for expression and his profound Faith.
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  • The sculptures have seen better day, understandable, as it is outdoors. Lovely setting, outdoor and indoor seating at the Imagine Coffee Shop. Menu is basic, yet there is ample to choose from, so you....  more »
  • Went to visit the coffee shop and was pleasantly surprised with all the art in the garden and driving in.  more »
  • I visited the sculpture park with family over the holidays. Although I am not completely facinated by sculptures in general, I really enjoyed the park and will visit again when I am in the area. The coffee shop has very nice food and friendly staff (you have to try the fries).
  • I've had my birthday here twice and the experience is never the same. Good food. Good people. Good environment.. #PieceofHeaven

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