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Orillia Museum of Art and History

30 Peter Street South, Orillia, Ontario L3V 5A9, Canada
+1 705-326-2159
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Hidden Gem

This is definitely one of Orillia's Hidden Gems! The history behind the museum itself, is more than... read more

Reviewed 2 September 2017
CanadianDreamer75
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Orillia, Canada
Much of Orillia's History is Here

The museum was open late at night for the celebration by local artists. I went in mainly to see the... read more

Reviewed 30 August 2017
PLESLIE23
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Orillia, Canada
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The Orillia Museum of Art & History (OMAH) is a hub of culture and heritage located down in the heart of Orillia's Peter Street Arts District. The clock tower of our Sir Samuel Steele Memorial Building is a beacon for our historical location. For ten years OMAH has been inspiring creativity and celebrating history, growing as a hub for local artists and historians.
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30 Peter Street South, Orillia, Ontario L3V 5A9, Canada
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Reviewed 2 September 2017

This is definitely one of Orillia's Hidden Gems! The history behind the museum itself, is more than enough reason to visit. The exhibits change every few months, but there's always an exhibit which nods to Orillia's rich history.

Thank CanadianDreamer75
OrilliaMuseum, Public Relations Manager at Orillia Museum of Art and History, responded to this reviewResponded 7 September 2017

Thank you for visiting the Orillia Museum of Art & History! There is so much amazing history in our town and we love calling the Sir Sam Steele Memorial Building our home. Visit us whenever you are in the area!

Reviewed 30 August 2017

The museum was open late at night for the celebration by local artists. I went in mainly to see the display of my daughter's ceramics, small vases and necklaces. There are always interesting displays and books about Orillia's history.More

Thank PLESLIE23
OrilliaMuseum, Public Relations Manager at Orillia Museum of Art and History, responded to this reviewResponded 7 September 2017

Thank you for visiting the Orillia Museum of Art & History! Starry Night Orillia is one of our favourite events each summer and a great time to meet new people. We're glad you were able to discover something new and learn about Orillia's history. We...More

Reviewed 26 July 2017

The main floor has a changing series of exhibits; the one we saw was a very interesting partnership with the local university. The real treat is upstairs - the main room is a celebration of local famous artists - such as Gordon Lightfoot and Stephen...More

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OrilliaMuseum, Public Relations Manager at Orillia Museum of Art and History, responded to this reviewResponded 1 August 2017

Thank you for visiting the Orillia Museum of Art & History! We are so glad you enjoyed your time at our museum!

Reviewed 22 May 2017

always interesting displays focused either on Orillia & area or works by Orillia area artists nice building as well

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OrilliaMuseum, Public Relations Manager at Orillia Museum of Art and History, responded to this reviewResponded 25 May 2017

Thank you for visiting the Orillia Museum of Art & History! We are so fortunate to be surrounded by Orillia's history and talented artists.

Reviewed 2 May 2017

Orillia Museum of Art and History is a must stop venue on your tour of Orillia. Whether you live here or not, there is lots to learn and see at the Museum.

1  Thank Beverly P
OrilliaMuseum, Public Relations Manager at Orillia Museum of Art and History, responded to this reviewResponded 5 May 2017

Thank you for visiting! We are constantly striving to provide exhibits and programs that are fresh and exciting for all!

Reviewed 20 February 2017

The collection of many forms of art over several show cases demonstrated a wide Varity of modern art and area history. The "renewal" exhibit was a wonderful collection of women's art that certainly reflected their expressions, some creative and WOW pieces. The "Water" exhibit certainly...More

1  Thank Rick_From_Stavanger
Reviewed 13 February 2017

This Museum continually tweaks my interests with their displays and choice of subjects. I haven't seen an exhibit I haven't enjoyed yet!

2  Thank judykurtz
Reviewed 30 December 2016

Local and more Art on display in a bright, clean welcoming setting.Building has been lovingly restored and offers a perfect setting for viewing Art, social gatherings,corporate functions etc.

1  Thank greg632
Reviewed 2 November 2016

From the moment you walk in the door, the impression is very positive. Did not expect to find anything like this in Orillia. The displays are in a number of rooms, over two floors, each with it's own theme. The arrangement is very professional. A...More

1  Thank Stan W
Reviewed 3 October 2016

Nice place to visit, but it is more an art gallery than a museum. The museum part is on the second floor and consist in a few pics and videos of Gordon Lightfoot and Stephen Leacock, and a few more artists. The main is an...More

1  Thank Richard D
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