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Ermatinger-Clergue National Historic Site

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Open today: 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
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Such history

So much history! We Sat for the movie the town made up, using local talent. Best part of the tour... read more

Reviewed 23 October 2018
Inspire362578
A History Lesson

This was a great lesson in History hearing a talk from a fellow in period dress, seeing a film... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2018
Stretch43
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800 Bay St, Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario P6A 3G4, Canada
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Reviewed 23 October 2018

So much history! We Sat for the movie the town made up, using local talent. Best part of the tour! They told a great story , it's well worth watching..the buildings were very nicely set up they even had play areas for the kids.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 3 October 2018

This was a great lesson in History hearing a talk from a fellow in period dress, seeing a film then walking through the Stonehouse filled with antiques. They had a beautiful garden of flowers but also vegetables that they use for dinner occasions including an...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 3 October 2018

This site features two stone houses from the 1800's. We had a local expert explain the history, customs and lifestyles of the early settlers. The staff here are friendly, very well informed. A great place to learn about early living in the area.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

Nice old stone host related historically to Sault Ste. Marie. Nice visitor centre that you can view before entering. Excellent tour guides. I have gone many times over the years and you may get lucky to be there when they are cooking, doing a craft...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 22 September 2018 via mobile

Two gorgeous little pieces of Canadian heritage, decorated and arranged to fit the period. There's a 20 minute video describing the history of each house and its builders, which helps to bring the history to life. There's also an exhibition on the War of 1812;...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Elizabeth C
Reviewed 16 September 2018

This little museum is very well maintained and full of interesting tidbits about local history as well as about the fur trade and commerce in upper and lower Canada and the War of 1812. Gardens are also interesting. Definitely worth the visit and just a...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 6 September 2018 via mobile

Small historical site packed with history of Sault Ste Marie, War of 1812, and fur trading. Beautiful grounds and nice museum too.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank LeeMc0211
Reviewed 28 August 2018

Great historic centre which provides a lot of details on the story of Sault Ste Marie, the War of 1812 and the lives of traders and industrialists on the frontier. The house is beautiful and the gardens too. Would highly recommend and is only steps...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank KJDC19
Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile

Spent an hour or so here with my kids. The movie was good and informative...a good way to start as it gives the full significance of the houses. Displays were informative and some nice interactive pieces for kids. Enjoyed the dress up clothes. Student staff...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Tania H
Reviewed 19 June 2018

We were the only ones touring on the day we were there! They start with an informative movie about the beginnings of Sault Ste. Marie: the first settlers, trading and founders. Then you can go through the house which is set up as it was...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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William H, Public Relations Manager at Ermatinger-Clergue National Historic Site, responded to this reviewResponded 20 June 2018

Thank you for the fantastic review! We are glad that you enjoyed your tour! It is always nice having new visitors! We hope to see you again for some of our exciting special events this summer!

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