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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.
Staten Island, New York
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45 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
“horrible”
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 2, 2013

Don't waste your time. My daughter and I were so disappointed. We were out in 15 minutes. There was not a lot of art and the majority of it was sculptures from the past 10 years. There was no history, and there was no way to learn about the people and their art. It is such a shame. We really wanted to learn and thought we would learn all about the people and their art over the course of history.

Visited August 2013
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Ohio, USA
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61 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
“Great collection - a must see”
5 of 5 bubbles 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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Manchester, New Hampshire
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22 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“Small, but neat”
4 of 5 bubbles 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.

Visited June 2013
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Manchester, England
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213 reviews
89 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 158 helpful votes
“Amazing! Must-visit location”
5 of 5 bubbles 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.

Visited June 2012
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São Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
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80 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“Not bad”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 16, 2013 via mobile

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.

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