We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Arthur Child Heritage Museum

125 Water St, Gananoque, Ontario K7G 3E3, Canada
+1 613-382-2535
Website
Share
Save
Review Highlights
Very good look into the past.

If you like seeing things from the past you will enjoy yourself . the model boats are great & every... read more

Reviewed 17 September 2016
Wayne D
,
Brampton, Canada
History By the Waterfront

Take pics of the 3 boats that were hand-crafted & read the plaques on the walls- take your time... read more

Reviewed 3 September 2016
dave c
,
Ancaster, Canada
Read all 65 reviews
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent49%
  • Very good40%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“first nations” (2 reviews)
“gift shop” (3 reviews)
LOCATION
125 Water St, Gananoque, Ontario K7G 3E3, Canada
CONTACT
Website
+1 613-382-2535
Write a ReviewReviews (65)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
All reviews
"first nations"
in 2 reviews
"interesting video"
in 2 reviews
"gift shop"
in 3 reviews
"boldt castle"
in 8 reviews
"water front"
in 2 reviews
"donation"
in 14 reviews
"artifacts"
in 7 reviews
"war"
in 8 reviews
"display"
in 10 reviews
"history"
in 27 reviews
"tower"
in 4 reviews
"canadiana"
in 2 reviews
"replica"
in 2 reviews
"boat"
in 8 reviews
"waterfront"
in 3 reviews
Filter

11 - 20 of 63 reviews

Reviewed 17 September 2016

If you like seeing things from the past you will enjoy yourself . the model boats are great & every thing is so neat to see. And the staff there are the best.

1  Thank Wayne D
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 3 September 2016

Take pics of the 3 boats that were hand-crafted & read the plaques on the walls- take your time very relaxing

1  Thank dave c
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

The museum is located right by the river in Gananoque. We went there not knowing anything about the museum and not really expecting much. My husband and I were both pleasantly surprised with what we found there. My personal favorite was the wheelhouse in the...More

1  Thank Pat F
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
See more reviews
Reviewed 21 August 2016

You can wander at your own pace, see old uniforms, see reconstructions of the long houses of the original people, birds and animals, as well as maps and photos. Don't miss the beautiful Victorian miniature house. Take the time to see the movie about Bolt...More

Thank ellencnewman
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 8 August 2016

This small museum gives great insights into the fascinating history of Gananoque and the nearby St. Lawrence River.

Thank WarsawWanderer
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 28 July 2016

We stopped here to beat the heat and were pleasantly surprised with the displays. Gave a good history of the town and a "movie" of Boldt Castle (that we watched before going there)

Thank chocolatelover62
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 9 July 2016

A must see place. The gift shop is good, the main displays are good, the Boldt Castle movie is great, and the new clothing history show is also well done.

Thank Dave C
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 5 July 2016

I was excited to see this house because it looked stunning from the outside and we happened upon it when we were in line for the Gananoque boat tours. Admittedly we did no research on it and it was a fluke find so we went...More

Thank GREENQUEEN08
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 5 July 2016

Had nice displays with interacting questionnaires/games. A most interesting 20 minutes video on 1000 Islands and Bolt Castle

Thank PAC168
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 22 June 2016

First time I have been back yo this place in years. It was a white elephant when it was built and seems to be about the same now. Only redeeming quality is that it is free for 2016 instead of the posted $5 admission fee....More

1  Thank Andy L
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 10 hotels in Gananoque
Comfort Inn & Suites Thousand Islands Harbour District
281 reviews
.29 km away
The Gananoque Inn and Spa
541 reviews
.30 km away
Colonial Resort & Spa
252 reviews
1.30 km away
Howard Johnson Inn Gananoque
319 reviews
1.32 km away
Nearby Restaurants
1000 Curry
115 reviews
.15 km away
The Purple House Cafe
291 reviews
.12 km away
Riva Italian Restaurant
771 reviews
.35 km away
Panache Bakery& Cafe
178 reviews
.70 km away
Nearby Attractions
Thousand Islands Playhouse
249 reviews
.52 km away
Gananoque Brewing Company
75 reviews
.49 km away
Sculpture Park
100 reviews
.39 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Arthur Child Heritage Museum staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Submit
;