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Cape Breton Centre for Craft and Design

Closed Now: 12:00 - 16:00
Open today: 12:00 - 16:00
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The Best of Cape Breton Crafters

There is such a fabulous variety of skilled craftsmen in Cape Breton and most of them are... read more

Reviewed 4 February 2015
Juana m
North Sydney, Nova Scotia, Canada
A local gem!

This gallery/shop was build to promote local crafts and it does a splendid job of showing a... read more

Reviewed 21 October 2014
Bath, United Kingdom
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“for sale”(5 reviews)
“cape breton”(17 reviews)
We serve the craft community of Cape Breton Island from beginners and recreational practitioners to highly accomplished professionals, offering instruction as well as resource and support services.CBCC&D offers a variety of educational opportunities...more
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322 Charlotte St, Sydney, Nova Scotia B1P 1C8, Canada
+1 902-539-7491
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Reviewed 4 February 2015

There is such a fabulous variety of skilled craftsmen in Cape Breton and most of them are represented in this wonderfully laid out space, lots of atmosphere, great display areas and a wonderful staff. You can find a special piece of jewellry, a great piece...More

1  Thank Juana m
Reviewed 21 October 2014

This gallery/shop was build to promote local crafts and it does a splendid job of showing a selection. As a tourist it makes an excellent place to pick up an upmarket souvenir. Unusually, and most welcome, they play (reasonably) modern jazz, streamed from Pittsburgh Jazz...More

1  Thank Lewis_the_Barman
Reviewed 23 July 2014

This is a treasure trove of local art. The prints, paintings, jewelry, and sculpture change regularly. It is great to have so many artists with their pieces on display. If you are not into shopping perhaps their classes or seminars would interest you more. Their...More

1  Thank Stacia B
Reviewed 28 September 2013

Most definitely worth a stop in. You won't regret it! So many lovely artists have such a variety on display and for sale. And more comes in all the time!

2  Thank LisaMacIntyre
Reviewed 20 August 2013

Cape Breton has a deep tradition of producing art and crafts. This shop displays and sells a wide array of products including jewelry, paintings, photography, quilts, ceramics, glass, scarves, woven products, wood bowls and cheese boards and more. It's well worth a visit and a...More

5  Thank Adrianne P
Reviewed 4 August 2013

If you want an opportunity to see some of the beautiful work that local artisans create this is a place you will want to visit. Wonderful items from original paintings to jewelry and pottery (as well as other items). Items are available in a wide...More

2  Thank MamaIv
Reviewed 21 July 2013

Dropped in here as it is easy to find located on the main street (Charlotte) in Sydney. It has a nice selection of items made by local crafts people in Cape Breton. Beautiful pottery, jewellery and quilts. If you like artisans then you'll enjoy a...More

4  Thank PMFHalifax
Reviewed 21 March 2013

If you are down town Sydney be sure to pop into the centre. Not only does it have beautiful local art to view and appreciate, but they have a great selection of items for sale. I often buy earrings and other jewelry there for friends...More

1  Thank Stacia B
Reviewed 7 August 2012

My wife and I were expecting a place where we could purchase local crafts, but the selection was very small. We could not fine anything to buy!More

1  Thank impact111
CapeBretonCraft, General Manager at Cape Breton Centre for Craft and Design, responded to this reviewResponded 13 September 2012

Dear Impact111, Thank you for your review of the Cape Breton Centre for Craft & Design's Gallery Shop. We regret that you did not have a positive experience while visiting our Gallery Shop showcasing over 70 + Cape Breton Island artisans work for sale. We...More

Reviewed 26 June 2012

When people come to visit me, I always take them here on my downtown walking tour! You can easily walk from downtown hotels like the Delta and Cambridge Suites to here. Very unique items, good price range, arts and crafts are adjudicated. Everything it locally...More

2  Thank JMcD1975
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