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Art Gallery of Nova Scotia

1741 Hollis St, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 1V9, Canada
+1 902-424-7542
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Loved the Maude Lewis exhibit

Having just seen the movie on her really appreciated seeing her house and paintings. Not a very big... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
patricia w
Boston, Massachusetts
Please do not miss this gem

The Gallery in Hollis Street is only five minutes from the harbour front. There are two wings... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
London, United Kingdom
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Art museum focusing on provincial and Canadian artwork in various mediums.
  • Excellent46%
  • Very good34%
  • Average17%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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1741 Hollis St, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 1V9, Canada
+1 902-424-7542
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Having just seen the movie on her really appreciated seeing her house and paintings. Not a very big museum. Cafe is only open during the week but lots of restaurants close by.

Thank patricia w
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The Gallery in Hollis Street is only five minutes from the harbour front. There are two wings joined by un underground exhibition room. The current main exhibits are Maud Lewis an amazing lady who lived in. 7x9 ft house and despite severe arthritis and no...More

Thank hmlhhf
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The highlight of this museum is the Maud Lewis exhibit. It is very well presented - the little house she lived in is outstanding. There were many of her paintings and the telling of her life story was really interesting too. The art gallery also...More

1  Thank Karen D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I visit this gallery once a year when I return to Nova Scotia to visit friends and family. Usually the gallery has been near empty with my footsteps echoing round the space which I found strange & eerie. I was really pleased to see many...More

Thank Mscoachbeth
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a must see! This Gallery is well worth visiting. If you have 2 or more hours to spare, please take the time to tour it. The Maud Lewis house is there along with many, many paintings by Maud. There are so many other...More

Thank Sharon M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went to the gallery on a rainy day and it was an excellent choice. The gallery is easy to walk around and explore and there is plenty to see.

Thank Vicky M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Read up on Maude Lewis and then go see her artwork and the house she lived in. Excellent indigenous art exhibit and Canadian art as well as temporary exhibits.

Thank Melissa G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Its the best show in town,with all the collection and Her work and the House shows all Her struggle in life.

Thank dean d
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Maud Lewis exhibit is absolutely wonderful! We loved her beautiful little home & the short film about her life. What a large collection of her folk art on display as well... so lovely. We also enjoyed the Inuit & Aboriginal art work collections. So...More

Thank Alison G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went here to see the Maud Lewis exhibit and was blown away by the professionalism of the exhibit layouts. The Man d Lewis exhibit is exceptional and I became emotional looking at the art because of the sheer beauty of the pieces. The other special...More

1  Thank Brian O
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Barbara L
15 August 2017|
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Response from Brian O | Reviewed this property |
You can definitely walk from the ferry, which I would advise as parking could be somewhat limited. I do not know if there is parking at the museum as we walked.
1 June 2017|
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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|
Response from PamB882014 | Reviewed this property |
We paid $12 per adult on Sunday.