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Museum of Inuit Art - CLOSED

207 Queen's Quay West, Toronto, Ontario M5J 1A7, Canada
+1 416-640-1571
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Some really beautiful artwork to see here!

I recently visited this museum with a couple friends and was really quite impressed with the... read more

Reviewed 4 August 2012
Jessica P
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Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
Is this a museum or a gift shop?

Objects are sometimes for sale in the gift shop and are sometimes displayed in the museum! Which is... read more

Reviewed 19 June 2012
Rebekah P
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New York City, New York
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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.
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  • Very good23%
  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible5%
5 Mar 2016
“An oasis of elegance ”
20 Jan 2016
“Small but shining”
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207 Queen's Quay West, Toronto, Ontario M5J 1A7, Canada
Downtown West
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+1 416-640-1571
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Reviewed 4 August 2012

I recently visited this museum with a couple friends and was really quite impressed with the artwork they were showcasing. There were parts of the museum that weren't quite ready to show to the public, but from the areas that we walked through I felt...More

Thank Jessica P
Reviewed 19 June 2012

Objects are sometimes for sale in the gift shop and are sometimes displayed in the museum! Which is it?? Like the comment previously listed, I found David, the owner, to be arrogant and did not seem to have very much respect for the Inuit people...More

5  Thank Rebekah P
Reviewed 12 June 2012

This place didn't feel welcoming, and had the feel of being a shop front rather than an actual museum

5  Thank Debby W
Reviewed 4 May 2012

This was very interesting. As a Californian, I'm familiar with our own southwest Native American culture, but knew nothing about Canada's First Nations. I still can't claim any real expertise, but visiting this museum was an interesting look at the earliest residents of this part...More

Thank chellebelle
Reviewed 28 March 2012

Actually, I think it was the owner we were dealing with -- David. We were asking an honest question -- how much are the artists paid for their work because you hear stories of the native artists being ripped off by the white man. He...More

3  Thank Mermaid_22222
Museum of Inuit... T, Manager at Museum of Inuit Art, responded to this reviewResponded 1 April 2012

Thank for you the feedback - given the many positive reports on this forum regarding the Museum of Inuit Art we are sorry that your experience was not similar. Unfortunately, it is difficult to determine from your review exactly what transpired because it seems that...More

Reviewed 5 March 2012

We were surprised by inuit art, very interesting and nice. Lot of bone sculptures. Inuit art is simple and very close to the nature. About 2 hours to visit.

1  Thank Monica G
Reviewed 28 February 2012

Interesting art from the North, arranging in an informative and engaging way. In the Queen's Quay Terminal building in Harbourfront.

1  Thank FrancesWest
Reviewed 14 January 2012

Really beautiful inuit art, some very expensive, some rare. If you like inuit art, you won't want to miss this place because you will see LOTS of beautiful inuit art. Plus, the shop attached to the museum is incredible - literally tons of sculptures to...More

2  Thank touCan-adian
Reviewed 3 January 2012

We went to the museum of Inuit art expecting to spend less than an hour but ended up staying much longer, the art is very interesting and there are many opportunities to learn about the Inuits in canada and the US. The museum contained serveral...More

2  Thank Emily S
Reviewed 25 December 2011

The museum has an extensive collection that is displayed in an interesting and informative way

1  Thank eatingoutinCalgary
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Downtown West is home to Toronto's gorgeous Inner
Harbor, and is a must-visit for lovers of art and the
outdoors. The area's rich cultural heritage is
celebrated by a number of monuments and museums,
giving the neighborhood a mature feel. As a premier
destination for modern art, people here stroll through
the cool contemporary pieces at the Power Plant, enjoy
the outdoor installations along Queen's Quay and Canoe
...More
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