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Stephen Leacock Museum

50 Museum Drive, Box 625, Orillia, Ontario L3V 6K5, Canada
+1 705-329-1908
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Lovely area and a fantastic building to visit

Really enjoyed learning about Leacock, and you could feel why he loved this place! Easy to find... read more

Reviewed 4 October 2016
Richard D
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Pembroke, Canada
Historic location

Great Canadian historic place. Leacock was a Canadian icon of the day. His banking essay is... read more

Reviewed 18 September 2016
dmather47
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Burlington, Canada
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  • Average4%
  • Poor8%
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“boat house” (5 reviews)
“summer home” (4 reviews)
“brewery bay” (3 reviews)
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50 Museum Drive, Box 625, Orillia, Ontario L3V 6K5, Canada
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+1 705-329-1908
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Reviewed 4 October 2016

Really enjoyed learning about Leacock, and you could feel why he loved this place! Easy to find, quiet, lots to see.

Thank Richard D
Reviewed 18 September 2016

Great Canadian historic place. Leacock was a Canadian icon of the day. His banking essay is hilarious and should be read by every banker.

Thank dmather47
Reviewed 5 September 2016

Beautiful outdoor wedding on the property. Close to the water front. just a great atmosphere. Only thing that we didnt like was the limited parking. It was a bit tricky for a larger group.

Thank lbailer83
Reviewed 4 September 2016

This is my second time visiting the museum. It's so peaceful and beautiful, it's possible to imagine Mr. Leacock sitting on the porch watching the sunset. They made us feel welcome to explore on our own, welcome to sit in his chair if we felt...More

1  Thank Punch M
Reviewed 13 August 2016

Located on Lake Couchiching's scenic Brewery Bay this beautiful old revitalized home of Stephen Leacock is filled with history including original furnishing and Leacock's extensive library. An extremely interesting guided tour by one of the very knowledgeable guides will take less that an hour. The...More

1  Thank Ron C
Reviewed 9 July 2016

We like to cycle & have our lunch at the water. The grounds are spectacular & it's a nice place to go for a walk.

1  Thank Bluechipdrip
Reviewed 5 June 2016

Although we visited a number of good attractions within an hour of this site, this was a highlight. We love old architecture, Canadiana, literary history and biographical insights -- and we got it all here at the Leacock Museum. Have to mention that the guide...More

1  Thank Dan S
Reviewed 18 March 2016

Beautiful example of period country home on shores of Lake Couchiching. Intersting history of Stephen Leacock. Lovely gardens.

Thank Lyndell O
Reviewed 4 January 2016

The Leacock museum is a wonderful place to spend a sunny summer afternoon. You get the feeling of living in the period of his time. The grounds are very nice and well kept. You get the wonderful feeling of the surroundings. Take the kids and...More

1  Thank 840rickh
Reviewed 13 November 2015 via mobile

Took my Brother visiting from Ottawa to see the home and Brewery Bay. It was off season so very quiet, just the two of us. The custodian was at the home during our visit and gave us some great information and made us feel very...More

2  Thank Elizabeth S
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