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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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always interesting displays focused either on Orillia & area or works by Orillia area artists nice... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
mbells_orillia
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Orillia Museum of Art and History is a must stop venue on your tour of Orillia. Whether you live... read more

Reviewed 2 May 2017
Beverly P
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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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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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30 Peter Street South, Orillia, Ontario L3V 5A9, Canada
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

Thank mbells_orillia
OrilliaMuseum, Public Relations Manager at Orillia Museum of Art and History, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 26 July 2016

I have been to OMAH a number of times with a special ed. class and has always been great. We have gone on a tour of the building and also gone for art classes. The classes are a great deal for the money. I have...More

1  Thank loulesslar
Reviewed 18 May 2016

This is a very nice venue to see shows, live music. They have kept the old charm intact. I have seen many performances there. It is directly in front of the new Orillia library, definitely something to check out. They also have a farmers market...More

Thank chefleona
Reviewed 25 April 2016

If you plan on checking out ART inOrillia then this location is a must for local and regional art. Excellent facility and staff to help you navigate the premises.

Thank David H
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