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Emily Carr House

Well curated home of an artist

Emily Carr House Review

One of Canada's most celebrated artists and a respected writer, Emily Carr (1871–1945) lived in this extremely proper, wooden Victorian house before she abandoned her middle-class life to live in the wilds of British Columbia. Carr's own descriptions, from her autobiography Book of Small, were used to restore the house. Art on display includes reproductions of Carr's work—visit the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria or the Vancouver Art Gallery to see the originals.

    Contact Information

  • Address: 207 Government St., James Bay, Victoria, BC, V8V 2K8 | Map It
  • Phone: 250/383–5843
  • Cost: C$6.75
  • Hours: May–Sept., Tues.–Sat. 11–4
  • Website:
  • Location: Downtown Victoria
Updated: 05-09-2012

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