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Albert Gilles Copper Art & Museum

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Address: 7450 Boulevard Sainte-Anne, Chateau Richer, Quebec G0A 1N0, Canada
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Half-Day Trip to Montmorency Falls and Ste-Anne-de-Beaupré from Quebec
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This is an amazing place to visit!

I have never been to a copper works and art gallery before - I hadn't realised how much copper is mined in Canada and hadn't previously given a thought to how copper work is done... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 23 January 2017
Rotherham, United Kingdom
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Rotherham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 January 2017

I have never been to a copper works and art gallery before - I hadn't realised how much copper is mined in Canada and hadn't previously given a thought to how copper work is done. This family run business is a treasure trove - you get to see an example of how the copper is worked and chance to tour... More 

Thank VirgoLady19
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

Bring your credit card because they have a stack of quality stuff, although it's not cheap. Ask around for the family history with the religious works - it's fascinating.

Thank Keith T
Tucson, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016

The Albert Giles Copper museum is a one of a kind treat. Mr. Giles had been commissioned to to make oppper impressions for the church doors in Canada. All of thet hem impressions were embossedby had on a copper sheet. The details are very realistic and the finest details care life like. The nuuseum is still operated by his widow... More 

Thank Norb W
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016

Beautiful copper art available for purchase directly from its creators; a family-owned business featuring skilled daughters carrying on their father's work. The tour features an artistic demonstration of how the copper is developed.

Thank M B
Surf City, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

If your going to St. Anne's stop here and get some history on the beautiful doors at the Basilica! It's on the way from Quebec City

Thank LBIBeachBum13
Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016

The shop explores art objectives made of copper, from how is mined, then made into decorative art and jewelry. The sales floor has many offering but difficult to purchase when 3 buses of tourist were there at one time. So go when the parking lot is empty and enjoy! It is worth a visit!

Thank QueenBee0301
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016

A stop on country tour.This place is run by a family and has amazing work with cooper.The doors at the Basilica were built and made by this family.Famous cooper museum and they sell items and jewelry.Another worth seeing and stoping in .Just amazing how they do there work.The daughter showed us how a 3-D picture was made out of one... More 

Thank garybette
Kendal, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016

A great find. We had a very interesting tour by one of the daughters of Albert Gilles who was the man who had produced the majority of the copper artwork in this museum. We were then allowed to have a 'go' ourselves on a small piece of copper after a brief demonstration. It was great fun. There was no pressure... More 

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Green Bay Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

We were greeted by the daughter of Albert Gilles, the man who did all the copper artwork. He passed away several years ago. In the gallery are beautiful copper wall art, desk sets, boxes and other pieces made by Mr. Gilles. The highlight was the gallery of copper wall pieces depicting the life of Christ. I believe there were 50... More 

Thank HawaiiAloha777
Kennett Square, Pennsylvania, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016

This is both a museum and a shop. One of the owners showed us how they made their copper items. It was fascinating, understandable, and not too long. You can get a souvenir (I bought bookmarks) for under $20. But be prepared, there are so many beautiful items and I could have spent a lot more.

Thank MRJ924

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