Textile Museum Of Canada, Toronto

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  • Address: 55 Centre Ave, Toronto, ON M5G 2H5, Canada
  • Timings: 11:00 am - 05:00 pm Details
  • Phone: +1-4165995321
  • Ticket Price: 20 CAD
  • Time Required: 01:30 Hrs
  • Tags: Museum, Family And Kids, Exhibition
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About Textile Museum Of Canada, Toronto

This museum explores 2000 years of human history in over 200 different regions by looking at one thing only - textiles. The development of textiles was a universal phenomenon in the ages that man found civilisation. With it broad collection of over 13000 artefacts - clothes, ceremonial vestments, carpets, tapestries, and so on - the museum is able to install some of the most striking and unusual history exhibits in the country. Check the attraction website for upcoming and current exhibitions. The exhibits are arranged by types, techniques, materials, regions and period, making for some excellent comparative study.

Textile Museum Of Canada Information

  • Disabled accessible.
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Textile Museum Of Canada Ticket Prices

  • Youth and Student (with ID) - $6.00
  • Seniors (65+) - $10.00
  • Children under 5: Free
  • Family (5 individuals; max. 2 adults) - $30.00
  • Wednesday: 5pm-8pm: Pay what you can.

Textile Museum Of Canada Opening and Closing Hours

  • Closed: Easter Weekend (including Good Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Easter Monday)
  • Open: Family Day, August Civic Holiday, Labour Day

How To reach Textile Museum Of Canada by Public Transport

  • Subway 1 stop St Patrick Station.
  • Streetcar 505 stop Dundas St West at University Ave.
  • Streetcar 301, 501; Bus 141, 143, 144, 145, 502 stop Queen St West at Simcoe St West Side.

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  • It was smaller than I thought it'd be, 3 floors. But it was very fun and nice. Don't forget to check out the gift shop. That is it's own museum as well. They have a movie projector to show off some making of movies. We didn't stay for all of them but that right there is also worth it. Be careful, you may end up going the wrong direction and going through the displays backwards. They also have an interactive section to use olden spindles and machines

  • Saw a wonderful exhibit last week at the Museum and was thrilled by the execution and creativity the staff brought. Also everyone was incredibly friendly. I am excited to return to check out other shows.

  • Nice museum, very small though. Cool exhibits for people who have appreciation for textiles, dyeing of fabric etc. would be nice if they had more exhibits in addition to the Latin American and Japanese. Good with the library map pass.

  • The museum has two exhibitions on at the moment Itchiku Kubota and Ikat prints from Latin America. The museum is small but showcases some exquisite pieces of textile once you may not see even if you were to travel to the country of origin. They are rare pieces made by artisans and weavers using traditional techniques some of which is lost to us.

  • Welcome To The Textile Museum Of Canada I have heard about this Textile Museum, but Never Been There! I finally got my chance today! The museum had a Textile Exhibit called: Tied, Dyed and Woven Ikat Textiles from Latin America. The exhibit was very Interesting and if You like Textile Type Of Art, then this is the place to come and visit. I want to personally Zile Liepins for inviting ME to visit the Textile Museum Of Canada and Thank Caitlin for helping ME make my Youtube Video! Narrated By Howard Paul Shore Thursday, January 25, 2018 Please Check Out My Youtube Video: (All One Whole Word For The Url Link) https : // www . youtube . com/edit?video_referrer=watch&video_id=sVSc_yb2sH4 Please Subscribe To My Youtube Channel Under: Howard Paul Shore =========================================================== Update: We are Back! Actually I am back at the Textile Museum Of Canada because they had their Grand Opening for "The Kimono Of Itchiku Kubota" and the theme was called "Artistry In Silk". They had a fantastic and beautiful Art Exhibit featuring this wonderful artist that I named above and I was so Happy and Delighted to receive an Invitation To Come Back! The food was also good which featured Sushi and other Japanese Delights since the Artist was Japanese and this was a Very Nice Honor in his name. I want to personally Thank the Staff at the Textile Museum Of Canada for Not Only Inviting ME Back, but for putting on such a Beautiful Art Exhibit back on Wednesday, February 7, 2018. I want to also personally Thank Sarah who took the time out of her day to speak about some of the exhibits for my Youtube Channel as well! Sincerely yours, Howard Paul Shore Visitor Executive, Volunteer Writer For Google And Tripadvisor Websites /HPS Please Check Out My Youtube Video Below: https : // www . youtube . com /edit?o=U&video_id=4JANBYrj2DM (Please Type The Url Link As One Whole Word, Thank You!) Please Subscribe To My Youtube Channel Under: Howard Paul Shore

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