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“Great collection - a must see”
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Museum of Inuit Art
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Owner description: Canada’s only public museum south of the Arctic devoted exclusively to Inuit art and culture. Explore over 600 works of art, including sculpture in stone, antler, ivory and bone, innovative prints, drawings, ceramics and textile art from our permanent collection and on loan from first-class collections across Canada. The Museum of Inuit Art is located inside the Queen’s Quay Terminal Building at Toronto’s Harbourfront. Open Monday-Sunday 10 AM to 6 PM.
Reviewed July 28, 2013 via mobile

This is a wonderful museum of work from a varity of artists. There were carvings and prints. it has a wonderful shop - but the items were out of our price range. We enjoyed the carvings in the shop even though we couldn't bring one home. So this is a gift shop that you will want to visit

Big tip--it is located on the first floor on the side next to the water. It took us 20 minutes to find it because it is not marked on the outside and we were looking on the street. side.

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Reviewed July 20, 2013

The museum was having some work done while we were there, so it was a bit dusty. There are some really amazing pieces of art, some so small it is mind boggling how someone could carve such detail. There are a few project spots for kids to do some of their own art.

Thank KCaunterJeffery
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Reviewed February 18, 2013

I adore this museum and go whenever I am in Toronto. It's not a huge collection, but it does cover lots of different types of Inuit art, and it is very well curated - you get to learn a lot. Some of the items are just exquisite - like a stone statue of a dancing polar bear which I just had to sketch. It is also good value for money, and even better when they have a special offer on.

Thank helidjha
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Reviewed January 16, 2013

This Museum is very small, not a lot of options to see, maybe 40 minuts is ok. The service is very Nice.
You can find an expensive gallery If you re looking art to buy.

1  Thank Ellen R
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Reviewed January 9, 2013

I collect Inuit carvings and this museum/gallery is one of the best in the world. The pieces for sale are outstanding, almost all carved by well known people. The prices, although high, are very fair. You would pay more in other galleries. The museum portion gives a thorough history of Inuit art with excellent pieces on exhibit. Don't miss this even if you know nothing about Inuit art & culture. GO!

1  Thank damg
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