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Orillia Museum of Art and History

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Address: 30 Peter Street South, Orillia, Ontario L3V 5A9, Canada
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+1 705-326-2159
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Sun 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Amazing Collection

The collection of many forms of art over several show cases demonstrated a wide Varity of modern art and area history. The "renewal" exhibit was a wonderful collection of women's... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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Stavanger, Norway
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Stavanger, Norway
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The collection of many forms of art over several show cases demonstrated a wide Varity of modern art and area history. The "renewal" exhibit was a wonderful collection of women's art that certainly reflected their expressions, some creative and WOW pieces. The "Water" exhibit certainly spoke to the local area and had many neat displays.

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Barrie, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This Museum continually tweaks my interests with their displays and choice of subjects. I haven't seen an exhibit I haven't enjoyed yet!

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Orillia, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 30, 2016

Local and more Art on display in a bright, clean welcoming setting.Building has been lovingly restored and offers a perfect setting for viewing Art, social gatherings,corporate functions etc.

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Kawartha Lakes, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 2, 2016

From the moment you walk in the door, the impression is very positive. Did not expect to find anything like this in Orillia. The displays are in a number of rooms, over two floors, each with it's own theme. The arrangement is very professional. A must visit, particularly if you are an art lover.

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Petawawa, Canada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 3, 2016

Nice place to visit, but it is more an art gallery than a museum. The museum part is on the second floor and consist in a few pics and videos of Gordon Lightfoot and Stephen Leacock, and a few more artists. The main is an art gallery wit some interesting work, but little to do with the history of art... More 

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Orillia, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 26, 2016

I have been to OMAH a number of times with a special ed. class and has always been great. We have gone on a tour of the building and also gone for art classes. The classes are a great deal for the money. I have also gone on my own to see an exhibit which was also great.

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toronto
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 18, 2016

This is a very nice venue to see shows, live music. They have kept the old charm intact. I have seen many performances there. It is directly in front of the new Orillia library, definitely something to check out. They also have a farmers market in the library and in the lot beside the Opera house in summer.

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Midland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 25, 2016

If you plan on checking out ART inOrillia then this location is a must for local and regional art. Excellent facility and staff to help you navigate the premises.

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Milton, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 10, 2016 via mobile

The exhibit celebrating International Women's Day was inspiring and filled with some exceptional pieces. Having the opportunity to speak to one of the artists was an added bonus. The second floor contains a small section of bios and artifacts and focuses on local history. I know some people will say you will be done in twenty minutes but there was... More 

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London, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 9, 2016 via mobile

The museum was a pleasant experience. We viewed the place on a "slow art day" where woman were meeting on the first floor exhibit room. Very nice displays of local art, women and life in this area.

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