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Always Intriguing

This combo history, gallery, bookshop, cafe eco-museum never fails to attract the most interesting... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Diana C
Val Marie, Canada
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Cute Gallery, Museum, and Shop

The old schoolhouse has been turned into a nice little three-fold art gallery, museum, and gift... read more

Reviewed 24 July 2018
Calgary, Canada
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“coffee shop”(4 reviews)
“art gallery”(3 reviews)
“small museum”(2 reviews)
Centre Street | Box 83, Val Marie, Saskatchewan S0N 2T0, Canada
+1 306-298-4910
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This combo history, gallery, bookshop, cafe eco-museum never fails to attract the most interesting people and deliver high quality programming for the area.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Diana C
Reviewed 22 September 2018

Strange that a coffee shop closes over the lunch hour. I guess they don't want to deal with the inventory to supply a lunch menu. Anyhow, the coffee and toasted bagel were delicious. This is more than a coffee shop - gift store and natural...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 24 July 2018

The old schoolhouse has been turned into a nice little three-fold art gallery, museum, and gift shop cafe in Val Marie, gateway to Grasslands National Park. Right across from the Parks Canada visitor centre, it's a good start to a trip through the National Park,....More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank CWGross
Reviewed 18 July 2018

Its a snap shot of local lore with a very impressive selection of Canadian Books for sale. The curator present is a well read person with a wealth of knowledge on female writers in Canada.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank BobFarr2000
Reviewed 11 July 2018 via mobile

This is a neat little place. It's in a historical building, had neat outdoor decorations, serves coffee, sells books and souvineers, and is part museum.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Carrie N
Reviewed 3 July 2018

As other people have mentioned, this place has a bit of everything. You can learn more about Val Marie and surrounding areas, enjoy a good cup of coffee and browse souvenirs and books.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank H0lly12345
Reviewed 30 May 2018 via mobile

Curious about Val Marie history? You’ll find informative displays. Looking for books to immerse yourself in prairie culture? You’ll find a great selection here. A small gallery of art work, lovely pottery, post cards, stuffed animals and children’s books means there’s something for everyone whether...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank 577mariannem
Reviewed 18 April 2018

It's an art gallery, no- it's a coffee shop, sometimes complete with fresh from the oven cinnamon rolls, no - it's a book store with many relevant local titles ... I'm sure I have missed something.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank hsteeves
Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

This is a quaint little store to visit if you want to pick up a couple of souvenirs of your visit to Val Marie. They also offer homemade treats!

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Lottie543
Reviewed 1 September 2017

Excellent latte, beautiful art, interesting history, local authors in bookstore, all wrapped up in an heritage building. Do drop by!

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Jacquie C
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