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The Crombie

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1780 Granton Abercrombie road, New Glasgow, Nova Scotia B2H 5C6, Canada
+1 902-752-6016
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Canadian Treasure

We found this Canadian treasure on our way to Cape Breton for Celtic Colours. Although they only... read more

Reviewed December 6, 2017
TravelingMac60
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Regina, Canada
Wonderful visiy

We just came in and got a very generous welcome with a lovely tour to see amazing place with lots... read more

Reviewed September 27, 2017
Eli C
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New York
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1780 Granton Abercrombie road, New Glasgow, Nova Scotia B2H 5C6, Canada
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"canadian art"
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"on wednesdays"
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"largest private collection"
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"amazing collection"
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"paintings"
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"pamela"
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"opportunity"
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"canada"
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Reviewed December 6, 2017

We found this Canadian treasure on our way to Cape Breton for Celtic Colours. Although they only give public tours on Wednesdays, the custodians, Pamela and Harvey, were more than willing to give us our own personal tour on a Tuesday, and with only one...More

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Reviewed September 27, 2017 via mobile

We just came in and got a very generous welcome with a lovely tour to see amazing place with lots of art.

Thank Eli C
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Reviewed September 16, 2017

We visited on a whim, they offer a few tours on Wednesdays. The home, once owned by Frank Sobey and his wife Irene, is filled with art including several Group of Seven and Emily Carr paintings. Also a fantastic home, which you get to see...More

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Reviewed August 21, 2017

This art exhibit is housed in the former home of Frank H Sobey. It is the largest private collection of the famed Group of Seven.

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Reviewed June 17, 2017

I was more than delighted to have the opportunity to visit this house with its wonderful collection of Canadian art. Still a private house with immaculate gardens, expect a very warm welcome with an extremely informative guided tour. The house and it's collection are little...More

Thank GastronomeUK
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Reviewed January 8, 2017

The words "Proudly Canadian" can barely begin to describe how I felt when on a private tour of Crombie House with my daughter and my two grandsons who live in the area. Being able to access the largest collection of Canadian painting in the world...More

1  Thank Tim B
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Reviewed October 25, 2016 via mobile

My husband and I booked a private tour and are very appreciative of the opportunity to visit this beautiful gallery. Our host Pamela was very welcoming and well informed of the collection and details of the various artists. Even though we have little experience with...More

Thank Darlene M
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Reviewed October 22, 2016

The crombie is an art gallery and all around beautiful place to visit. It has limited open hours so do check. Tha volunteers are very knowledge and the art work far surpasses any where in eastern canada.

1  Thank Karleen C
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Reviewed August 17, 2016 via mobile

Told about it at The Dock pub. It was a neat tour with very knowledgeable staff. A unexpected gem, amazing yard.

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Reviewed July 17, 2016 via mobile

At first we could not find the Crombie on our GPS. We went into the local liquor store and one of the ladies that we cashed out with told us how to find the place. She was a blessing. Anyone who appreciates the paintings of...More

Thank CandGFB
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