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Textile Museum of Canada

55 Centre Ave, Toronto, Ontario M5G 2H5, Canada
+1 416-599-5321
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Current "Kimono of Itchiku Kubota" is a must-see exhibit

Absolutely do not miss the current "The Kimono of Itchiku Kubota" exhibit. The beauty of his work... read more

Reviewed yesterday
FuzzyBeaver
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Montreal, Canada
Textile savvy

One of my favorite spots in the city in relation to textile history and knowledge. They also have a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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The only museum of its kind in the country, featuring exhibits of beautiful clothing, carpets, quilts and ceremonial objects from around the world.
  • Excellent29%
  • Very good43%
  • Average15%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible6%
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55 Centre Ave, Toronto, Ontario M5G 2H5, Canada
Downtown
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+1 416-599-5321
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Reviewed yesterday

Absolutely do not miss the current "The Kimono of Itchiku Kubota" exhibit. The beauty of his work is awe inspiring. It is incredible how he includes not just design and colour but also texture into his works. It is one of the best exhibits we...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

One of my favorite spots in the city in relation to textile history and knowledge. They also have a very entertaining website with games that allow you to study too!

Thank Yulia Z
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Reviewed 23 January 2018

my friend and i went down on a rainy monday and there was only one exhibit open and all the rest of it was closed! there was no mention of this on the website as we would not have bothered to travel all the way...More

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Reviewed 7 January 2018

I popped into this little museum tucked away on a side street to see an exhibit on Japanese fabrics. It was very well done with lots of signage explaining the techniques used to make the garments or fabrics. Although it was a very fast visit...More

1  Thank jotrips
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Reviewed 31 December 2017

This small museum, on a side street near the more major streets of Dundas and Bay St., is well worth a visit for anyone interested in textile art. When I was there, one of its two floors featured a series of about 15 works by...More

Thank Lisa Y
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Reviewed 14 November 2017 via mobile

For any person interested in textile making, history and enjoys museums, this is the perfect fit for you. This museum is several stories and has both stairs and an elevator to access the exhibits on the second and third floor only. It was eye opening...More

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Reviewed 14 November 2017

Not very interesting to me and it is not something l would pay to see. l was there for a whole 45 minutes and that was still too long.

Thank stevendD6925DX
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Reviewed 20 September 2017 via mobile

It is gallery, a small museum, but beautiful. We enjoyed learning about the making if kimonos, and enjoyed the multimedia targeting the whole family.

Thank ValvaMG
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Reviewed 15 August 2017

This is a small museum but large enough for two special exhibits. Both were well displayed and allowed the visitors to come close to the pieces on exhibit. We followed a tour led by an extremely knowledgeable docent. They do not display a core collection....More

Thank fromphila
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Reviewed 9 August 2017

Textile Museum of Canada is a little museum but big in colour and beauty. There are 2 special exhibitions: 1) "Huicholes – A People Walking Towards the Light" is about the artwork of Mexican Huichol Indigenous artisan José Benítez Sánchez featuring his yarn paintings as...More

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