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Hooked Rug Museum of North America

9849 Highway #3, Hubbards, Nova Scotia B0J 1T0, Canada
+1 902-858-3060
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I was planning to bring a group of 16 to the Hubbards area and was disappointed to learn the museum... read more

Reviewed 26 October 2017
Cathy W
McKinney, Texas
via mobile
First class

The visitor center at the front is free, minimal charge to see the hooked rug section but is not to... read more

Reviewed 14 October 2017
rick w
Cardston, Canada
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The Hooked Rug Museum of North America collects, exhibits and preserves the heritage of hand-hooked rugs and artifacts used in the making of fibre art. It researches the history of this art, presents it in an accurate manner and also encourages future development of the art. As a registered charity the Hooked Rug Museum of North America operates without the purpose of gain. All monies generated are used for heritage preservation, educational purposes and to support the Museum's ongoing operational costs.
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9849 Highway #3, Hubbards, Nova Scotia B0J 1T0, Canada
+1 902-858-3060
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Reviewed 26 October 2017 via mobile

I was planning to bring a group of 16 to the Hubbards area and was disappointed to learn the museum had closed for the season. But—no problem! They graciously offered to meet us and open up just for us. Amazing hospitality! My group enjoyed seeing...More

Thank Cathy W
Reviewed 14 October 2017

The visitor center at the front is free, minimal charge to see the hooked rug section but is not to be missed. This is a dying art of incredible talent and beauty. Our guide had an amazing sense of humour and made the tour that...More

Thank rick w
Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

We stopped at the shop where I bought a mug rug and a bag of scraps for my own crafts. We didn't have time to see the Museum, but there was plenty of interesting things to read about and see in the shop.

Reviewed 29 July 2017

Stopped at the Museum expecting it to be a place of interest for my wife and a snoozer for me, but I found it as interesting as most 'guy' places! Lots of history in the displays. The Noah's Ark is beyond amazing! There is a...More

Thank nylrex
Reviewed 11 July 2017

My husband and I stopped in here to see if it might be a place the ladies I bring on retreat in a few months might enjoy. I didn't have high expectations, and my husband went in thinking of the hooked rugs like we used...More

Thank Cathy W
Reviewed 21 June 2017

Don't miss this museum whether you hook rugs or not.. The hooking process is different from what I know...very intricate...the work and patterns are amazing...don't miss the one of the American presidents...most are done by locals of some reknown.....Nice hooked products in the gift shop..

1  Thank KatherineAR
Reviewed 26 November 2016

What beautiful artistry is woven into rugs! Unbelievable! Our only regret was not to see someone actually hooking. We did enjoy seeing how the design/picture is laid out on the backing to get an idea of all the intricacy. WOW! What patience and love go...More

1  Thank Fern W
Reviewed 31 August 2016

I was very impressed with the museum. I have been there 3 times over the past 3 years and each time was completely different and just as enjoyable. I am not a rug hooker yet I was surprised by the incredible talent and designs.

Thank GailDominey
Reviewed 17 August 2016

While I had to talk my travel companions into visiting this museum (I am a rug hooker) they all came away inspired. The men were amazed at the artefacts that related to rug hooking, they enjoyed looking at all sorts of turn of the century...More

Thank Susan S
Reviewed 22 July 2016

If you have any interest hooked rugs you owe it to yourself to stop. It is a one of a kind experience. Nice Noah's Ark.

1  Thank Tom W
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