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Peel Art Gallery Museum & Archive (PAMA)

9 Wellington St E, Brampton, Ontario L6W 1Y1, Canada
+1 905-791-4055
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Lived in Brampton and just finally went to this Art Gallery Museum!!

More to see and experience than expected. A good variety of art and artifacts in this old building... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Debbie C
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Brampton, Canada
Great Museum

We've seen a couple of exhibits here and they've always been very good. They took and old... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
John G
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Ottawa, Canada
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PAMA is a place to explore and learn about Peel Region’s culture and heritage, as well as use conversation, questions and stories to help make new and fascinating connections to the surrounding community. Throughout the year, PAMA offers a variety of workshops and programs for all ages, families and adults. With so many different programs to choose from, PAMA has something for everyone.
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good36%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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9 Wellington St E, Brampton, Ontario L6W 1Y1, Canada
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

More to see and experience than expected. A good variety of art and artifacts in this old building that used to house prisoners. I'll stay longer the next time around!!

Thank Debbie C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We've seen a couple of exhibits here and they've always been very good. They took and old courthouse and jail and renovated it, with some very funky glass additions and an underground tunnel/exhibition space added. Worth going just to see the architecture.

Thank John G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Small museum with a tour of the courthouse. Local park opposite and parking lot but can be full. Free for Canada 150

Thank Shanna W
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

Went to see a watercolour exhibit but stayed to visit the whole complex. They have a wonderful range of changing exhibits and semi permanent displays. A great intro to history of Peel. The collection of art is broad and informative.

Thank QR8R
Reviewed 6 December 2016

School programs are enhanced by staff in class intereaction or museum location related to eg. dimensional drawing and other studies related to curriculum eg indigenous studies. A positive experience for individuals or groups. Artist displays continue to change within the Gallery. One gains a perspective...More

Thank Patricia E
Reviewed 10 November 2016

We went here when they offered no entrance fee for something to check out while in the area.. I'm so glad it didn't cost us anything more then our time. It was so boarding I can hardly remember what I saw. I do not recommend...More

Thank J B
Reviewed 18 October 2016

My family has been in the Brampton area since the 1800's. This museum offers up culture and heritage that is very educational and entertaining. The staff are wonderful and answered all of the questions posed to them. There are often different exhibits of local artists...More

Thank Jayne M
Reviewed 26 September 2016

Saw some of the paintings by J.L. Forster, one of Canada's leading portrait painters in his day. Exhibits change visit often.

Thank Richard F
Reviewed 13 September 2016

Presents right ambience and substance for an art gallery. Must visit for Brampton visitors. Can also storll town area around.

Thank Raman Deep Sing... B
Reviewed 23 August 2016

I have been here quite a few times, the last time for a wedding shower. We could look down into the old court rooms. Almost everyone decided to come back and look through the museum at a later date.

Thank maclellans
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