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Cape Breton Centre for Craft and Design

322 Charlotte St, Sydney, Nova Scotia B1P 1C8, Canada
+1 902-539-7491
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Local crafts in centre of downtown

Worth a visit if you are in Sydney to see some of the local crafts. This was one of the few places... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
St. Albert, Canada
A great opportunity to find local artisanal products

This center features interesting and widely priced pieces of arts, craft and other artisanal... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Seattle, Washington
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We serve the craft community of Cape Breton Island from beginners and recreational practitioners to highly accomplished professionals, offering instruction as well as resource and support services.CBCC&D offers a variety of educational opportunities in both contemporary and traditional craft, promotes and markets Cape Breton craft through exhibitions, special events, the maintenance of fine craft showcases throughout the Island and the operation of a permanent, year-round store-front Gallery and Gallery Shop representing over 75 Cape Breton artists.
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  • Very good30%
  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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322 Charlotte St, Sydney, Nova Scotia B1P 1C8, Canada
+1 902-539-7491
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Worth a visit if you are in Sydney to see some of the local crafts. This was one of the few places that was open when we visited on a week-day morning. Unfortunately, many of the downtown stores and restaurants were either closed or empty...More

Thank VGTravelGirl
Reviewed 3 days ago

This center features interesting and widely priced pieces of arts, craft and other artisanal products from the Cape Breton area. It is on the main street of the old Sydney downtown.

Thank shri420
Reviewed 1 week ago

A visit to this shop will help you plan for some visits to craft shops and galleries on the Cabot Trail. You can see art from a variety of crafters and artists at the shop. When you see something you like, you can get a...More

Thank CKT808
Reviewed 1 week ago

Shop filled with local merchandise and works. A lot of talent has gone into producing these objects. Beautiful work.

Thank gread2016
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Cape Breton Centre for Craft and Design is a wonderful place to go to see and purchase local crafts by local artists. They also have a small museum area to see. There is a good selection of unique jewelry that is reasonably priced. Also...More

Thank Richard F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The center is beautiful and features the work of local artists....if you are looking for local art...paintings and photographs.and metal wall art...or textiles with hand woven and knitted items....and stunning pottery, wooden art, glass work....locally made soaps and lotions....not to mention spectacular jewelry....some of my...More

Thank Helen911
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a great spot to visit. The crafts are beautiful and i bought a few things for gift ideas. (and for the wife) its a must on your trip to CB!

Thank johnbender62
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The Centre for Craft and Design on Charlotte Street is the best spot in Sydney to purchase something special made by local artisans. There is always a beautiful variety of unique jewelry that is well priced. My purchases have included stained glass art, scarves, hand...More

Thank thesisgirl
Reviewed 12 August 2017

We arrived in Sydney and because it was a bit rainy an cool we walk around and into the craft and design centre. The building consists of a gallery, gift shop and workshops. They display some of the best crafts people in Cape Breton.

1  Thank Stellagoldie56
Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

I enjoyed the shop and would definitely take a class here if I lived closer. There is a wonderful selection of art, jewelry, pottery, woodwork, soap and articles of every kind all made by local artists and all beautifully displayed. Skip the souvenir stores and...More

2  Thank JanBryant5
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