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McMichael Canadian Art Collection

Open Now: 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
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Need to understand Canada? Visit here.

This place is magnificent, in every way. Other than the cost to enter and park, there isn't a thing... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Kat J
Guelph, Canada
A wonderful place to experience Canadian art with one cautionary note

The McMichael Gallery is a wonderful space to see "classic" Canadian Art. Close to Toronto, and... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Port Dover, Ontario
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Canadian art and stories - through a distinctly Canadian art experience.The McMichael Canadian Art Collection offers its visitors a unique and truly Canadian experience. From the art within the gallery on its walls to the surrounding landscape, the...more
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10365 Islington Ave, Kleinburg, Vaughan, Ontario L0J 1C0, Canada
+1 905-893-1121
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Just to be clear I am not talking about the building and beautiful grounds. Michael Art Gallery was originally donated to be the home for the Group of Seven . We were looking forward to a much more elaborate display from the Group of Seven...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

This place is magnificent, in every way. Other than the cost to enter and park, there isn't a thing I would change here. First off, the building is amazing. Whether it is sunny, or rainy; whether there are fall colours, or it is winter, every...More

Thank Kat J
Reviewed 4 days ago

The McMichael Gallery is a wonderful space to see "classic" Canadian Art. Close to Toronto, and easy to get to, once you arrive you will be impressed with how much it feels like it is in the middle of a remote forest, in spite of...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We were visiting the McMichael Collection for the third time and we made a day of it. It's a unique institution in a lovely setting. My main purpose was to look again at some of my favourite Tom Thomson and the Group of Seven paintings....More

Thank AnnFelicity
Reviewed 1 week ago

We saw the David Milne special exhibition. You won't likely see such a comprehensive collection of Milnes anywhere else. I've seen the Group of Seven collection many times, but it's always inspiring. We took out-of-town guests and they were duly impressed. Take some time to...More

Thank Karen Y
Reviewed 1 week ago

There are two great shows on right now...David Milne, Modern Painting and the Director's Choice. Ian Dejardin, the new Executive Director of The McMichael, has chosen his personal favourites from the permanent collection at the gallery. Give yourself plenty of time to view them as...More

Thank BevD317
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A visit to the Gallery is a wonderful way to spend a day. The grounds and sculpture garden allow a nice stroll, and the small cemetery nearby gives the opportunity to express appreciation to the artists and founders for the wonderful art. The gallery building...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was my first time at the the McMichael Art Gallery and I cannot tell you how disappointed I was. If this is the best you can do? You need to reevaluate your business model. I felt like i was looking at art in a...More

Thank John L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My brother kept this gem for our last day in Ontario as it is just up the road from the airport. We loved the Group of Seven art displayed here and the exhibition of David Milne paintings too. The very striking paintings by Norval Morrisseau...More

Thank Mary S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As always, the McMichael had very interesting exhibits which may not all hit the mark in terms of personal taste but are bound to provide a rich overall experience. The Director's Cut and the Dianne Bos photographs from the trenches of Belgium and France were...More

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Response from Megwiche | Reviewed this property |
Pay for the entrance Tours are Free & Awesome
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I also drove but if you check with a chance company called ShortTrips. You may be able to arrange a day trip with transportation included.