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The Crombie

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Have been there for large and small events. Friendly staff, excellent service, and great food. If... read more

Reviewed 7 November 2018
New Glasgow, Canada
Group of Seven and more!

This was originally the home of Frank Sobey. He and his wife collected paintings by Canadian... read more

Reviewed 30 September 2018
Wentworth, Canada
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Reviewed 7 November 2018

Have been there for large and small events. Friendly staff, excellent service, and great food. If you have the chance... go.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank brucelaidlaw2018
Reviewed 30 September 2018

This was originally the home of Frank Sobey. He and his wife collected paintings by Canadian artists and they are displayed throughout the house which makes it a very intimate experience. The Group of Seven, Tom Thompson, Cornelius Krieghoff and more - wonderful paintings I...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Remsheg
Reviewed 28 July 2018

This house has a good-sized and varied collection, and an informative and friendly tour to help you better understand what you are seeing. It's comfortable and light, and generally a great way to spend an hour or two.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank David98712
Reviewed 6 December 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

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank TravelingMac60
Reviewed 28 September 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.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Eli C
Reviewed 16 September 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

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed 22 August 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.

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank Robert M
Reviewed 18 June 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

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank GastronomeUK
Reviewed 9 January 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

Date of experience: October 2016
1  Thank Tim B
Reviewed 25 October 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

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank 779darlenem
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