Visitors Centre Info

Front desk:
+27 51 401 7766


DF Malherbe Drive
Gate 5

Postal Address:
PO Box 339
Bloemfontein 9300

UFS Hours of Operation:
Mon-Fri: 07:45-16:30
Weekends: Closed

Johannes Stegmann Gallery
The Johannes Stegmann Gallery is located at the UFS Sasol Library Building and holds 150 pieces of art from various South African artists. It has, for the past three decades, hosted numerous national and international art exhibitions, student exhibitions, and social justice programmes.
Gallery hours: Monday–Friday: 08:30–16:30
Contact Angela de Jesus: or +27 51 401 2706

Art gallery at the Centenary Complex
The UFS permanent art collection can be viewed at the Centenary Gallery. The permanent collection amounts to about 1 000 artworks, including paintings, sculptural works, murals, prints, and ceramic works. These works have been donated to, or acquired by the university over the past 80 years. The collection is significant for archiving our South African cultural heritage and our unique cultural and historical identity.

Open by appointment.
Contact Angela de Jesus: or +27 51 401 2706  

Odeion School of Music
For music concerts and theatre performances, follow this link:

Wynand Mouton and Scaena Theatres
These theatres are popular venues for music concerts and performances.
For more information on performances, please contact the department secretary on +27 51 401 2759/2610

University gift shop
KovsieGear is the university’s gift and merchandise shop, located at the Thakaneng Bridge. You can purchase a variety of university-branded merchandise, including clothing and corporate gifts.

You are welcome to sample a wide variety of refreshments offered at a range of outlets on the Thakaneng Bridge, offering fast food, Asian food, sandwiches, and snacks. There are two major restaurants on the campus:

Träumerei Restaurant – offers à la carte menu and bar.
Caters for staff, students, and visitors

Pimento Restaurant – offers buffet and à la carte menu
Caters for staff and visitors to the university

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