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Maclaren Art Centre

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37 Mulcaster St, Barrie, Ontario L4M 3M2, Canada
+1 705-721-9696
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An interesting hidden gem

The Maclaren is a small gallery which has rotating exhibits. It doesn't take long to wander... read more

Reviewed 5 February 2018
Janie H
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Barrie, Canada
Art Lover's Delight!! Top notch Art Gallery!

I feel that any community, and or town that has their own local high profile art gallery speak... read more

Reviewed 9 December 2017
Susan E
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good46%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
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“radio cafe” (5 reviews)
“gift shop” (6 reviews)
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37 Mulcaster St, Barrie, Ontario L4M 3M2, Canada
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+1 705-721-9696
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Reviewed February 5, 2018

The Maclaren is a small gallery which has rotating exhibits. It doesn't take long to wander through it, and it has free entry-although you can put a donation in the donation box. There is a very good gift shop with locally made wares. There is...More

Thank Janie H
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Reviewed December 9, 2017

I feel that any community, and or town that has their own local high profile art gallery speak volume about their appreciation for the arts. This is a major level art gallery containing a wonderful collection of fine art. Simply top notch! International artist would...More

Thank Susan E
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Reviewed December 3, 2017

The gallery offers a wide selection of artist's works! I found many wonderful treasures in the gift shop - all crafted by local artists! And Radio Cafe was an added bonus - great food and wonderful experience!

1  Thank Julie L
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Reviewed November 8, 2017

Very nice and cosy. Great offer of lunch or snacks. Staff is most helpful and friendly. Great for a business meeting or lunch.

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Reviewed October 16, 2017

Atmosphere was great big spacious rooms Food was great I would recommend this place as one of the top places in Barrie to hold a party/wedding

1  Thank Robert B
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Reviewed September 17, 2017 via mobile

Went here for lunch. Modest selection of healthy wholesome food, including wraps, quiches, salads and cakes. Great coffee, and also alcohol is available. The highlight though is the space in which you sit to enjoy your coffee or lunch. Inside you can eat in the...More

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Reviewed August 27, 2017 via mobile

Housed with different rooms: a basement with a framed sessions, an executive meeting area, a photo display exhibit of Quebec areas. A cafe and a small gift shops. Working areas and a classroom mainly for children

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Reviewed August 9, 2017

We went to the MacLaren Art Centre because one of their exhibit areas featured historical photographs. In fact, there are four galleries in the Centre, each with a different exhibit, so there was much to see and enjoy. In addition to the exhibits, we also...More

1  Thank PTP46
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Reviewed August 8, 2017

The MacClaren Art Centre seems fairly new inside. No fee (contributions accepted), pleasant staff, decent exhibits.

1  Thank Don C
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Reviewed July 7, 2017

nice art pieces, and in a historical building , there is parking across the street , and just a few steps from downtown

Thank Don M
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