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Hooked Rug Museum of North America

9849 Highway #3, Hubbards, Nova Scotia B0J 1T0, Canada
+1 902-858-3060
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Hooked rug museum

Don't miss this museum whether you hook rugs or not.. The hooking process is different from what I... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
KatherineAR
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Durango, Colorado
Amazing!

What beautiful artistry is woven into rugs! Unbelievable! Our only regret was not to see someone... read more

Reviewed 27 November 2016
Fern W
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Bakersfield, California
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The Hooked Rug Museum of North America collects, exhibits and preserves the heritage of hand-hooked rugs and artifacts used in the making of fibre art. It researches the history of this art, presents it in an accurate manner and also encourages future development of the art. As a registered charity the Hooked Rug Museum of North America operates without the purpose of gain. All monies generated are used for heritage preservation, educational purposes and to support the Museum's ongoing operational costs.
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“on display” (3 reviews)
“noah's ark” (2 reviews)
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9849 Highway #3, Hubbards, Nova Scotia B0J 1T0, Canada
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Don't miss this museum whether you hook rugs or not.. The hooking process is different from what I know...very intricate...the work and patterns are amazing...don't miss the one of the American presidents...most are done by locals of some reknown.....Nice hooked products in the gift shop..

Thank KatherineAR
Reviewed 27 November 2016

What beautiful artistry is woven into rugs! Unbelievable! Our only regret was not to see someone actually hooking. We did enjoy seeing how the design/picture is laid out on the backing to get an idea of all the intricacy. WOW! What patience and love go...More

Thank Fern W
Reviewed 31 August 2016

I was very impressed with the museum. I have been there 3 times over the past 3 years and each time was completely different and just as enjoyable. I am not a rug hooker yet I was surprised by the incredible talent and designs.

Thank GailDominey
Reviewed 18 August 2016

While I had to talk my travel companions into visiting this museum (I am a rug hooker) they all came away inspired. The men were amazed at the artefacts that related to rug hooking, they enjoyed looking at all sorts of turn of the century...More

Thank Susan S
Reviewed 22 July 2016

If you have any interest hooked rugs you owe it to yourself to stop. It is a one of a kind experience. Nice Noah's Ark.

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Reviewed 30 June 2016

Probably a bit more for the ladies, we visited this museum as a part of a Caravan Maritime tour. Well displayed historical prospective of a folk art evolving to a finer art form. The "hooked" potrraits of famous people in history was produced 100 stitches...More

Thank Happytraveler97531
Reviewed 23 June 2016

Large selection of rugs old and new and all the equipment used to create some beautiful items. Staff full on knowledge to share

Thank LLEA1956
Reviewed 11 June 2016

I have been to this Museum a number of times and have found the staff, mostly volunteers, to be absolutely wonderful. I've attended a number of hook-ins as well as hooking courses. To be surrounded by all the beautiful hooked mats is a rug hookers...More

Thank Kay L
Reviewed 10 November 2015 via mobile

I think my husband was a little unsure of this choice...... But it is totally worth it. The staff are super friendly and the chance to see the heritage and history and art af these amazing people is a gift. I had no idea rug...More

Thank Itchyfeetsies
Reviewed 8 October 2015 via mobile

We almost missed this gem, literally backed up 150 feet. I am always complaining my husband isn't spontaneous when traveling, but he earned brownie points here. This museum keeps on going with well organized and beautiful pieces of history one interesting thing about the hooked...More

Thank Deborah W
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