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Royal Canadian Mounted Police Musical Ride Centre

#12 of 52 Tours in Ottawa
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1 Sandridge Rd. | RCMP Rockcliffe Stables, Ottawa, Ontario K1G 3J2, Canada
+1 613-741-4285
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Take your chances that it will be open when you get there!

We had friends visiting from Australia and they wanted to see the horses. We checked their website... read more

Reviewed 7 January 2018
Jack G
via mobile
Interesting tour

Since we don't know the city, we had difficulty finding the location. We followed the directions... read more

Reviewed 4 January 2018
Heather A
British Columbia, Canada
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Visit the Royal Canadian Mounted Police Musical Ride Centre for a free tour of the facility, the Stables and the horses that captivate all who see them perform in the RCMP Musical Ride. May through August (Monday to Friday, 9am- 3:30 pm). September through April (Tuesday & Thursday, 10am-2pm). Tours are every half hour. Groups of 20 or more call or email to book your tour.
  • Excellent54%
  • Very good34%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“stable tour” (3 reviews)
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1 Sandridge Rd. | RCMP Rockcliffe Stables, Ottawa, Ontario K1G 3J2, Canada
+1 613-741-4285

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Reviewed 7 January 2018 via mobile

We had friends visiting from Australia and they wanted to see the horses. We checked their website to see when they were open. Tuesday and Thursday from 10am to 1:30 pm. Very difficult to find as there is virtually no signs. Google maps takes you...More

Thank Jack G
Reviewed 4 January 2018

Since we don't know the city, we had difficulty finding the location. We followed the directions given on the link to Google Maps on the Musical Ride web page. There were signs on Aviation Parkway, but we didn't see one going west on George Etienne...More

Thank Heather A
Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

Really enjoyed this visit to the stables. The guide was excellent. The horses were beautiful and how the mounted police looked after these animals was enlightening. There was a load of exhibits before the guide took over. Finished this tour with a beaver tail which...More

Thank pawey1947
Reviewed 5 November 2017

One cannot wander on their own; guided tours are offered & they are very interesting as well as entertaining; you get to see the riders training on their horses for the musical rides; you also get to walk thru the stables & see the horses...More

Thank Geraldine F
Reviewed 22 September 2017

What an amazing place! The tour guide was such a keen and devoted young man that one could only be in awe by his knowledge and caring for the horses.

Thank zdardi
Reviewed 1 September 2017

Unfortunately for us, The Musical Ride team members and horses were away on a Canada 150 tour, presenting shows in each of the provinces and territories. Nevertheless, we got to see the historical displays which were very interesting and we really enjoyed the stable tour...More

Thank CruisersRus
Reviewed 26 August 2017

I've always wanted to know more about the RCMP. This museum and stables fulfilled that. I'm glad I viewed the Musuem before the tour as I had some background information. The tour was free as well. The horses were beautiful.

Thank Dianne H
Reviewed 17 August 2017

Even though we did not get to see the musical ride, we did get to tour the stables which we knew before going. Great, enjoyable tour! My daughter loved the horses. I agree with the review about the confusing parking but they accommodated us so...More

Thank David C
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

In honor of the 150th anniversary of the Canadian confederation, the musical ride is touring the country. So, only the old and young horses are here this summer. But we got a tour of the stables and watched the trainees (riders) for a bit. Interesting...More

Thank yellowlabmom
Reviewed 5 August 2017

The most confusing part of this place is the parking. There are lots of signs saying not to park and so little for visitor parking, and none we could find for disabled. The riders were on tour so we knew we would just be getting...More

Thank PaulandJoanne_10
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