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The Crombie

1780 Granton Abercrombie road, New Glasgow, Nova Scotia B2H 5C6, Canada
+1 902-752-6016
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Nice, right-sized museum

This house has a good-sized and varied collection, and an informative and friendly tour to help you... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
David98712
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Palo Alto, California
Canadian Treasure

We found this Canadian treasure on our way to Cape Breton for Celtic Colours. Although they only... read more

Reviewed 6 December 2017
TravelingMac60
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Regina, Canada
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1780 Granton Abercrombie road, New Glasgow, Nova Scotia B2H 5C6, Canada
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"on wednesdays"
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"an hour"
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"paintings"
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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.

Thank David98712
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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

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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.

Thank Eli C
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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

1  Thank shannhugo440
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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.

Thank Robert M
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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

Thank GastronomeUK
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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

1  Thank Tim B
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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

Thank Darlene M
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Reviewed 23 October 2016

The crombie is an art gallery and all around beautiful place to visit. It has limited open hours so do check. Tha volunteers are very knowledge and the art work far surpasses any where in eastern canada.

1  Thank Karleen C
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Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

Told about it at The Dock pub. It was a neat tour with very knowledgeable staff. A unexpected gem, amazing yard.

Thank yamadog64
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