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Maclaren Art Centre

37 Mulcaster St, Barrie, Ontario L4M 3M2, Canada
+1 705-721-9696
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nice art pieces, and in a historical building , there is parking across the street , and just a... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Don M
The Soul of Barrie

The McLaren Art Centre is the soul of Barrie. Across from City Hall the admission is by donation... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Barrie, Canada
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37 Mulcaster St, Barrie, Ontario L4M 3M2, Canada
+1 705-721-9696
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

nice art pieces, and in a historical building , there is parking across the street , and just a few steps from downtown

Thank Don M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The McLaren Art Centre is the soul of Barrie. Across from City Hall the admission is by donation and accessible to all. Contemporary shows change regularly so there is always something interesting to see. First time with a group? Pre-book a tour as there is...More

Thank Lokanski1
Reviewed 25 May 2017

We're locals and visited for the first time, we'll be back. The coffee shop was good and the art was better than we expected.

Thank jbriggs01234
Reviewed 15 April 2017

A nice place for coffee - and a light lunch - small boutique on site - art okay - they have programmes for children

Thank Shirley S
Reviewed 28 March 2017

The Maclaren Art Centre is a pleasant visit in Barrie. Despite not being located in large city, the Maclaren has a depth and breadth of exhibits to keep on interested. The children`s programs are also very good.

Thank Walkaboutfar
Reviewed 14 February 2017

This is a fabulous facility with an active and vibrant community of supporters . The exceptional programs that they have provided for children, educational support programs, mobile art experiences and school break activities have been a major contributor to the concept of art appreciation in...More

Thank bilymak
Reviewed 4 January 2017

I have been to the Maclaren Art Centre in Barrie several times. A great place to appreciate art. But I am especially excited about the Arthur Shilling 'The Final Works' Exhibition coming March 23 to June 25, 2017. Arthur passed away in 1986. His works...More

Thank Kim W
Reviewed 15 November 2016

From the clean, open space to the tasty menu this is a pleasant place to have lunch. Their fresh wild mushroom soup was very memorable as were the wraps and quiche we had among us. Excellent coffee was on offer too. Combined with a visit...More

Thank Peytonsage
Reviewed 2 November 2016

I was blown away by this small museum which had wonderful exhibits by a local artist. It is serene as an art gallery should be and the coffee shop has great food and awesome coffee. Entrance is strictly free but contributions are invited. I gave...More

Thank shanoa
Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

Popped into Radio Cafe for a coffee the lady prepared the wrong coffee and when she brought the correct type it was stone cold and served with attitude. This was my second chance as the first time I came my coffee was full of grinds....More

Thank Maria M
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