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Robert Bateman Centre

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Legendary Canadian artist and naturalist Robert Bateman has spent a lifetime painting the natural world and animals from all over the world. Come explore seven decades of his inspiring work in our gallery, and experience nature's beautiful animals...more
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470 Belleville Street | Third Floor, Victoria, British Columbia V8V 1W9, Canada
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+1 250-940-3630
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Loved visiting this center. Mr/ Bateman's paintings are fantastic, and set out in way that makes viewing and enjoying them very easy. Highly recommend!

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Reviewed 4 days ago

Just his name brings one into this center. His many beautiful arts are displayed along with other fantastic local artists. A place worth visiting

Thank Annette P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited the centre and found the life story very interesting. The artwork was superb. One of the reasons I was drawn to the exhibit was the section where the art was combined with the sound tracks of the birds singing. This didn't work. I...More

Thank Ambassador785199
Reviewed 1 week ago

We watched the introduction video first as advised, then into the gallery. My word! His painting are so intricate and invite so much close up examination. His subjects come to life and our one and half hours there just sped by. If you like birds,...More

Thank PatriciaJoy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you are an art lover, or just a wildlife lover, you must visit the Bateman Centre. Very, very, reasonably priced and extremely impressive. Make sure to watch the 5 minute video first.

Thank Brett Y
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Disappointingly, all of the advertising that shows the most impressive works is quite misleading. Although there is some lovely artwork on display, very little of what is advertised is actually in the gallery.

Thank Karen C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Robert Bateman exhibit is very good . Great setting to show his work which we have admired for years.

Thank Terry B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you love art, nature, wildlife, Canadiana or any combination of the above , don’t miss this Centre. Starts with a 5 minute film about his philosophy, then a great selection of his art from age 12 on. Many of the bird paintings have wave...More

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Reviewed August 6, 2018

This sort of attraction appeals to people who likes life-like art. It doesn't appeal to me. But for people who like that, there is an environmental component to the gallery. It is housed in a fabulous building with terrific views of the city.

Thank SelenaJ
Reviewed August 4, 2018

Bateman has been a Canadian icon in the art world for years which is why there is a center dedicated to his art. If you like wildlife, do see his work - it's remarkably detailed and realistic. Located right in the Inner Harbor so it's...More

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