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Joseph Brant Museum

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Very interesting and very informative

We brought our out of province guests to this quaint museum house and we were all very impressed... read more

Reviewed 28 August 2017
Burlington, Canada
Was fascinated by the signed poster of Lena Horne that was being exihibited

I was surprised enough by that poster that I actually ambushed the curator in his office to ask for... read more

Reviewed 5 January 2017
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21 Jul 2018
“Renovations Underway”
28 Aug 2017
“Very interesting and very informative”
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1240 North Shore Blvd E, Burlington, Ontario L7S 1C5, Canada
+1 905-634-3556
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Reviewed 22 July 2018

Joseph Brant Museum is closed for renovations. It will be larger and accessible to all when completed. The J. B. Museum is across the street from Spencer Smith Park so you can walk along the waterfront or the beach visit the Art Gallery of Burlington...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 28 August 2017

We brought our out of province guests to this quaint museum house and we were all very impressed. A very educational experience.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank s2ngel
Reviewed 18 May 2017

Unfortunately, the museum is temporarily closed. The museum is next to the Joseph Brant Hospital in Burlington.

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Judy C
Reviewed 20 March 2017

A very nice place to go on a school tour or even with friends to learn about our early Settlers. Not expensive.

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank Steve C
Reviewed 5 January 2017

I was surprised enough by that poster that I actually ambushed the curator in his office to ask for an explanation - seems Burlington used to be a major train stop and she had appeared in one of the local hotels. The museum is small...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank VisitorBermuda
Reviewed 11 December 2015

This is a great little Museum and full of interesting local Burlington and aboriginal lore. The clothes and doll collection are specialties here. Joseph Brant was a formidable person and had a huge effect on the development of Burlington. The house is well kept and...More

Date of experience: January 2015
Thank Jan G
Reviewed 19 October 2015

The museum is rather small, but is well focussed with excellent displays which are changed on a regular basis. Never seems to be too busy, but staff most helpful.

Date of experience: October 2015
Thank yankeefan730
Reviewed 23 August 2015

An excellent small museum with many generations and vast eras of items on display. 2 storeys of displays and changed often to keep things fresh

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank canadian_investor
Reviewed 19 July 2015

I appreciate the information on historical development in Burlington. The artifacts are interesting, especially the surveying equipment, which I find intriguing to look at and to photo (I don't use flash). The number of artifacts, however, pale in comparison to other local museums, such as,...More

Date of experience: September 2014
Thank ThYeung
Reviewed 10 June 2015

Lived in Burlington many years loved going to the Museum. I t was always interesting to see the history of a town I spent almost 20 years living in.

Date of experience: July 2014
Thank amystical1
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