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The Astrolabe Gallery

Neighbourhood: Byward Market Area
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Address: 71 Sparks St, Ottawa, Ontario K1P 5A5, Canada
Phone Number: +1 613-234-2348
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Mon - Sat 10:00 - 18:00

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Great place for the lovers of old maps..

It is an amazing place to visit, always new old things to find and always great maps. The owner is very knowledgeable and even if you don't find anything that you would like or... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
thor2705
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Ottawa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is an amazing place to visit, always new old things to find and always great maps. The owner is very knowledgeable and even if you don't find anything that you would like or need you will still get a great history lesson

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Newport
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 April 2016

A very helpful and knowledgeable proprietor went through various offerings with me looking for my objective which was an historical map of a somewhat obscure South American island. Unable to find exactly what I sought, he did produce a couple of close-to-it options based on his memory of his stock, and then proceeded to look up other dealers in my... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 March 2016

I went inside just to check sale paintings offered. But I was amazed with the old maps around. The nice sir from the shop asked me where was I from. I told him and he came with a big envelope full of old maps. The second one we looked at had my home state and city, and was from 1887.... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2013

I wandered in here not expecting to find anything and ended up getting a friendly history lesson on the nearby buildings in Ottawa, which was great because I just landed and had no idea what I was looking at or where I was going. The gentleman was very kind and when I told him I studied architecture and am a... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 June 2013

Wish I was "in the market". Galkery has an amazing selection of prints and drawings and maps from across Canada- some very early. Enjoyed an hour of browsing without pestering from the proprietor. Next time I might have $$ to buy.

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