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Redpath Sugar Museum

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Address: 95 Queens Quay E, Toronto, Ontario M5E 1A3, Canada
Phone Number: +1 416-366-3561
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Small it may be, this is an excellent educational museum that traces the life of Redpath and his history of the sugar industry in Montreal and later here in Toronto. There are... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 19 October 2016
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Melbourne, Australia
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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

Small it may be, this is an excellent educational museum that traces the life of Redpath and his history of the sugar industry in Montreal and later here in Toronto. There are some interesting exhibits including a letter in reply to Redpaths proposal, written over his letter the way they did that in those gone by era to save on... More 

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Oakville, Canada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016

The last week or so the media has not been kind to the sugar industry as it alleges that they manipulated people in believing that sugar was good for your diet. This industry blamed other food and not sugar to cause weight problems, etc. The museum is right in front of the manufacturing plant and you can't miss it from... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

I was in Toronto for a few days and read about this Museum and so just dropped by hoping the Curator would be free and we could go round. It was and the Curator Richard Feltoe gave me and my Cousin a very informative and interesting tour of the Museum. I would love to come back to an open day.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2016 via mobile

The security guard was quite friendly. The curator is knowledgeable and has an incredible sense of humour when he explained how the factory works and the historical development of sugar. This museum also happens to have quite a few information about the history of Canada because the founder of the factory contributed a lot to the development of Canada. Well... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 May 2016

I had my Grade 7-9 class in here. This place is interesting. Please don't go through without a tour guide though! That adds so much more. He told us stories, gave us hands on experience, explained the sugar making process very well, gladly answered our oodles of questions..... all in all, he was just great.

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Thank Lorna M
Toronto, Canada
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2016 via mobile

The museum is actually part of a sugar manufacturing plant. The fact is, you cannot tell if there is a curator or the security guard was the curator. People there was rude and aggressive. No matter what you ask, the entrance guard always ask you whether you are listening to him. I tried to visit the museum, and the guard... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2015

Very interesting visit with a fantastic curator/historian full of great info and help. fascinating insight into the past and present production of sugar. A much underrated attraction!!!! A short walk from the waterfront,

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 March 2013 via mobile

I certainly didn't have a bad experience on entering the Museum - in fact quite the opposite. On my way from the brand spanking new waterfront campus of George Brown college to Toronto Island Ferry dock, my planned day was self-sabotaged when as I passed by the enormous lakeside landmark that is "The Redpath Sugar Factory", I glanced back and... More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2012

I visited Redpath Sugar Museum on Tuesday July 10. When I tried to enter the building, securities prevented me from entering inside. They asked me whether I had access card for building or I am employee. I told them I would like to visit sugar museum. They said that museum is closed. They are so rude and unfreindly. It ruined... More 

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