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I collect Inuit carvings and this museum/gallery is one of the best in the world. The pieces for... read more

Reviewed January 9, 2013
New York, NY
Hidden Gem

I'm not sure how long it has been there, but luckily we 'stumbled" into it while taking a stroll... read more

Reviewed November 28, 2012
Ana P
Mississauga, Canada
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5 Mar 2016
“An oasis of elegance ”
20 Jan 2016
“Small but shining”
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...more
207 Queen's Quay West, Toronto, Ontario M5J 1A7, Canada
Downtown West
+1 416-640-1571
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Reviewed January 16, 2013

This Museum is very small, not a lot of options to see, maybe 40 minuts is ok. The service is very Nice. You can find an expensive gallery If you re looking art to buy.

1  Thank Ellen R
Reviewed January 9, 2013

I collect Inuit carvings and this museum/gallery is one of the best in the world. The pieces for sale are outstanding, almost all carved by well known people. The prices, although high, are very fair. You would pay more in other galleries. The museum portion...More

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Reviewed November 28, 2012

I'm not sure how long it has been there, but luckily we 'stumbled" into it while taking a stroll around Harbourfront. definitely worth visiting. Beautiful pieces and friendly staff/

1  Thank Ana P
Reviewed November 12, 2012

I lived in the North for 3 years and what is shown at this Museum is but a small taste of what people should be informed and educated about when they visit such an establishment. It is clear that the proprietors have extreme prejudices and...More

2  Thank H P
Museum of Inuit... T, Manager at Museum of Inuit Art, responded to this reviewResponded November 13, 2012

We are sorry to hear that you felt your experience at the museum was less than positive. MIA is committed to showing the breadth and depth of art made by Inuit and currently has the largest permanent display of the art form in the country....More

Reviewed November 6, 2012

Small gallery with polite staff, this museum introduced us to Inuit mythology and the different media and crafts by Inuit artists. Perfect for a rainy day, and interesting enough to spend a whole afternoon reading all the information accompanying the exhibit.

1  Thank McFliege
Reviewed October 8, 2012

Gallery showing full range of amazing Inuit Art of past and modern times. Including historical data as well as modern developments. Video-installations to document life of Inuit people. Beautiful museum-shop with art-gallery and craft-shop (sometimes with presentation of artists at work). Very unusual gallery -...More

1  Thank Assia H
Reviewed September 24, 2012

Beautiful artwork...but I have never been an art collector. Even if I had a ton of mad money I probably still would not own much artwork, but I do appreciate the craftsmanship and natural beauty of Inuit art.

1  Thank Peter B
Reviewed September 15, 2012

the Museum of Inuit Art, located on the waterfront is a thing of beauty, from the design of the gallery space, its furniture and of course its collection of artifacts, sculptures, textiles, prints, and so much more, all excellently displayed and identified.

3  Thank SASinToronto
Reviewed August 29, 2012

This is very subjective because I am not a museum person, the exhibition is interesting but lacks interactivity so it bored me a bit. But if you take the time to read all the descriptions it will be a good learning experience. The pieces of...More

2  Thank rchen
Reviewed August 18, 2012

Belinda, our tour guide, was full of information, energy and spirit as she helped us to understand the origins of Inuit art and the regional differences in play. It is a fabulous facility full of unique artwork, culture and history. We thoroughly enjoyed the venue,...More

1  Thank Wendy K
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Downtown West
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
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