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Textile Museum of Canada

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Textile Museum of Canada is a hidden gem in downton Toronto

Textile Museum of Canada is a little museum but big in colour and beauty. There are 2 special... read more

Reviewed August 8, 2017
Family_Traveller65
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Toronto, ON
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I discovered the existence of this little museum almost by accident. I don't think it engages in... read more

Reviewed July 21, 2017
Introvertica
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Canada
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The only museum of its kind in the country, featuring exhibits of beautiful clothing, carpets, quilts and ceremonial objects from around the world.
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55 Centre Ave, Toronto, Ontario M5G 2H5, Canada
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Reviewed August 14, 2017

This is a small museum but large enough for two special exhibits. Both were well displayed and allowed the visitors to come close to the pieces on exhibit. We followed a tour led by an extremely knowledgeable docent. They do not display a core collection....More

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Reviewed August 8, 2017

Textile Museum of Canada is a little museum but big in colour and beauty. There are 2 special exhibitions: 1) "Huicholes – A People Walking Towards the Light" is about the artwork of Mexican Huichol Indigenous artisan José Benítez Sánchez featuring his yarn paintings as...More

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Reviewed July 21, 2017

I discovered the existence of this little museum almost by accident. I don't think it engages in much advertising. It's a bit off the beaten path, and is located on a three floors of what seems to be an apartment building. From their website, I...More

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Reviewed July 16, 2017

The current exhibit (until Sept.4, 2017) on the Huichol yarn paintings from western Mexico is fascinating. The other current exhibit (until January 21, 2018) is on Japanese textiles, with beautiful kimonos. There is a nice gift shop.

Thank RobTor
Reviewed July 12, 2017 via mobile

I was fascinated with so much involved in the textile art and design. What a fantastic field. Textile industry, fashion, creativity and design can influence, rebel and contribute so much to the culture and its representation! I am very glad I visited it. You should...More

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Reviewed July 9, 2017 via mobile

Two floors of textile goodness, and an amazing little shop. One floor was closed prepping for the next big exhibit. So they gave us tickets to get in again free another time.

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Reviewed July 3, 2017 via mobile

I really wanted this to be great, but it's hard to say it was even good. One floor was closed for setting up another display. The attendant offered us return tickets rather than a reduced rate, which may be their policy, but considering I live...More

Thank MicWM
Reviewed June 2, 2017 via mobile

Best to check their website to confirm the exhibit before making the trek to see it. Although the concept is interesting, the most recent exhibit of mainly photographs of hand stitching samplers from Nova Scotia in the early 1900's was not what I expected from...More

1  Thank sunnyrga
Reviewed February 11, 2017

We saw one small visiting exhibit with very few textiles in it, an exhibit of children's work from the YMCA, and the main exhibition space was closed. Oh and the permanent collection... is in a secret warehouse somewhere. Deeply disappointed, and not advised at the...More

1  Thank Jane L
Reviewed January 23, 2017 via mobile

If you value art even just a little bit, you can appreciate this quaint museum. It has a bit of history, and culture nestled in one location.

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