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McMaster Museum of Art

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Address: 1280 Main Street West | Hamilton, Hamilton, Ontario L8S 4L6, Canada
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Tue - Wed 11:00 - 17:00
Thu 11:00 - 19:00
Fri 11:00 - 17:00
Sat 12:00 - 17:00

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Interesting and Unique Exhibits

Mac's Museum of Art has some beautifully assembled and thought-provoking displays. They are memorable enough to keep you thinking about them long after the visit.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Caledonia, Canada
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Caledonia, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Mac's Museum of Art has some beautifully assembled and thought-provoking displays. They are memorable enough to keep you thinking about them long after the visit.

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Dundas, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

This is a well-appointed small art gallery on two levels of a building adjacent to the Mills Library on the McMaster University campus. Admission is free and the staff are extremely friendly. The current exhibition of Expressionist Art (through 3 December) has some interesting minor pieces (drawings, woodcuts, etc.) by quite a few major European artists such as Edvard Munch... More 

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Alberta
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2016

My daughter and I enjoyed it, my wife was so-so about it. I particularly liked the 70s pieces (Bridget Riley's)_and found them to be very interesting. My daughter loved the Delacroix pencil drawings. It spans from artwork from around 500-1000 BC to present day.

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Hamilton, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 April 2016

Definitely worth checking out in you are in the area. A few pieces by European masters and a changing exhibit.

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Hamilton, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 March 2016 via mobile

Free admission (please donate if you can). Exhibits change with the university's semesters roughly. Thought provoking, stirring, masterful. Consider visiting for about an hour.

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Qingdao, China
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2016

It's a great place to visit whether you are or are not from the University. They refresh the exhibits decently often and is on a great campus, which you can admire as well.

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Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2015

The MMA is a beautiful, small museum located on the beautiful McMaster campus. I'd recommend going to the museum in the fall, as the campus is beautiful at that time so along with the museum, you can definitely see the beauty of the campus and all it has to offer. The museum is bigger on the inside than I expected.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2015

I haven't been back for a long, long time; it's always good to go back to McMaster University to pay a visit. Same good school like the good old days with some new buildings. The McMaster Museum of Art was opened for more than 2 decades (any MAC people correct me if I am wrong). It's not a huge museum... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2015

Worth the trip to see the wares....Go give yourself a treat....take a tour of this Museum that will make your day!! Local buses go right into the campus.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 May 2013

Great place if you like art . It is not large but if you like to contemplate good art , you could be in here quite a while . Little known so it is always so quiet and peaceful . Everything nicely displayed .

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