Astrolabe Gallery, Ottawa

Astrolabe Gallery, Ottawa

Located at 71 Sparks Street in Ottawa, the Astrolabe Gallery is an exclusive gallery that is loaded with historical art works specifically related to maps. The broad range of works presented here includes ancient maps, drawings, books, globes and historical manuscripts. This extensive collection is considered to be one of the largest of its kind in Canada. It is particularly noted for having hundred percent original works of art in a superb condition. Some of the displayed items are well over 500 years old.

The Astrolabe was established in 1969 and since then has been delivering exceptional pictures, manuscripts and antique maps to avid collectors and main institutions not only in Canada but also far abroad. The gallery is proud to be staffed by seasoned professionals, eager to address the needs of their clientele and assist them in finding an artifact of choice from any available collection. The gallery also offers a service of framing the pictures and restoring damaged paper prints. Passionate collectors will be delighted to find here first editions of a large number of books, plus a vast choice of exclusive pictures of the city of Ottawa. These pictures and prints make admirable souvenirs for those who want to capture the beauty of the Canadian capital forever.

Operation hours: Mon - Sat: 10:00 - 18:00.

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Astrolabe Gallery on Map

Sight Name: Astrolabe Gallery
Sight Location: Ottawa, Canada
Sight Type: Museum/Gallery
Guide(s) containing this sight: Ottawa Famous Galleries Walking Tour  

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