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Albert Gilles Copper Art & Museum

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7450 Boulevard Sainte-Anne, Chateau Richer, Quebec G0A 1N0, Canada
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was an unexpected stop on our tour. Started with a demonstration and history of the art of working with copper. There are a lot of finished pieces on display and for sale. Ended up purchasing a few pieces of jewelry. Very friendly and informative...More

Thank Randy F
Reviewed 24 August 2018 via mobile

This is a nice museum where you can hear about the large copper mining going on In Canada today, see the incredible work of the famous Gilles And then actually have a hands on experience by creating your very own take-home piece work of art.

Thank browneyedcathy
Reviewed 8 August 2018

This tour starts with a demonstration about making things from copper followed by browsing the museum/gift shop. There is a nice display of items made by the founder and it seems most things are for sale.

Thank Stirling B
Reviewed 5 August 2018

The museum is only a small part of this place. They show copper artifacts from each continent there. The bigger part is occupied by gallery/shop. Almost everything you see here is for sale. You can buy plates, pictures, mirrors, decorations... All those things are handmade...More

1  Thank PavlaPavla
Reviewed 22 July 2018

Not much a museum, but it is a major purveyor of copper art. Engraved copper, shiny and bright. You will spend money and it ain't inexpensive. Ah well, the French did give us the Statue of Liberty [curiously not mentioned in the museum]. Hold on...More

Thank Jerry W
Reviewed 19 July 2018

Owner demonstrated how copper art is started, then a sell guided tour of original owners art gallery. Lots of things displayed for sale. Prices seemed reasonable.

Thank Joe Y
Reviewed 10 July 2018

This is where the doors of Saint-Anne Basilica were made! It is family run by the siblings of it's original Master copper artist Albert Gilles and you can tell they take pride in continuing his work. You should calculate at least one hour and a...More

1  Thank PanchitoMontreal
Reviewed 28 June 2018 via mobile

Well worth the visit. They have two museums. Highly informative. Prices on their copperware are a bit high, but the work is excellent. Staff very helpful.

Thank Buzz B
Reviewed 10 February 2018 via mobile

The owners will come out and do a small explanation of their work. Check out the 700lb church doors in the back. No photos permitted.

Thank Henry W
Reviewed 23 December 2017 via mobile

I went here as part of a tour with Grey Line Tours Montreal, the one that goes outside of the city. One of the owners of this family owned business gave a demonstration of the dying art of copper embossing. It was fascinating to watch...More

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