We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Art Gallery of Nova Scotia

1741 Hollis St, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 1V9, Canada
+1 902-424-7542
Review Highlights
wet day in Halifax

Not usually our thing but we needed something to do on a wet day so we called in. There was plenty... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Barbara D
Loved Maude Lewis and Not Much Else

For those Maude Lewis Lovers, this exhibit is a real treat. I loved that the museum restored her... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Calgary, Canada
Read all 274 reviews
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Art museum focusing on provincial and Canadian artwork in various mediums.
  • Excellent49%
  • Very good34%
  • Average15%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“maud lewis” (111 reviews)
“her life” (15 reviews)
“on display” (20 reviews)
Closed Now
All hours
Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
1741 Hollis St, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 1V9, Canada
+1 902-424-7542
Write a Review
Reviews (274)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 259 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

Not usually our thing but we needed something to do on a wet day so we called in. There was plenty of space to move around and step back to view items on display including an interesting piece with a circle of stones on the...More

Thank Barbara D
Reviewed 2 days ago

For those Maude Lewis Lovers, this exhibit is a real treat. I loved that the museum restored her old house and resurrected it inside the museum. If you love her, come and see it just for that. The rest of the art gallery however, requires...More

Thank HeatherFerguson
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Maude Lewis exhibit was worth the price of admission. Large collection of her paintings, their home and an older video added to the attraction. Gift store could have more Nova Scotia art works available, especially as many of the local artisans have closed for...More

Thank REJ810
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Having seen the film Maudie earlier in the fall, and booked on a cruise from Montreal to NYC, we used our shore time for one excursion and a visit to the Art Gallery of Nova Scotia, with the sole purpose of seeing the permanent exhibit...More

Thank susan c
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We drove, what seemed like a million miles out of our way, to see the Maud Lewis exhibit. All we can say...it was so worth it. We actually visited the exhibit 3 times in the same day. It was just that inspiring. There are some...More

Thank Kate W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

With the exception of the terrific Maud Lewis exhibit, we didn't find anything brilliant here, but if we lived in Halifax we would, for sure, be members. There must have been close to a dozen exhibits covering narrow but interesting aspects of art in all...More

1  Thank SkykomishBob
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I have visited the NSAG on several occasions but after seeing Maudie I had to return, The gallery the tells of her life and has her reconstructed home on display is truly an amazing insightful look at her work and life..... she didn't just paint...More

Thank SherriMR
Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

The Maud Lewis exhibit is fantastic. Her small house has been reconstructed inside the gallery. The rest of the gallery is also worth a visit. Very interesting permanent and temporary exhibits.

Thank boltuprightCanada
Reviewed 6 October 2017

Spent a couple of hour here. Most interested in seeing Nova Scotia primitive artist Maude Lewis' house and paintings. Well worth a visit.

Thank Donald B
Reviewed 6 October 2017

We came to see the Maud Lewis gallery, especially her house. The house is a truly wonderful gem and a revelation not only as to Maud's creativity and lifestyle, but also about rural Nova Scotia life at the turn of the 20th century. The collection...More

Thank Alison L S
Nearby Restaurants
McKelvie's Delishes Fishes Dishes
1,032 reviews
.10 km away
The Old Triangle Irish Ale House
1,151 reviews
.09 km away
Bluenose 2 Restaurant
612 reviews
.16 km away
Stayner's Wharf Pub & Grill
415 reviews
.14 km away
Nearby Attractions
Maritime Museum of the Atlantic
2,467 reviews
.18 km away
St. Paul's Church
129 reviews
.15 km away
Harbourside Market
143 reviews
.19 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
Barbara L
15 August 2017|
AnswerShow all 5 answers
Response from White B | Reviewed this property |
We parked in one of the side roads. No problem! 100m walk max.
1 June 2017|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from demarcocam0 | Reviewed this property |
Mon - Wed 10am - 5 pm Thursday 10am - 9pm Free Access Thursdays 5pm - 9pm Fri - Sun 10am - 5pm Daily Tours
Susan H
6 May 2015|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from PamB882014 | Reviewed this property |
We paid $12 per adult on Sunday.