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Address: 777 Memorial Ave, Orillia, Ontario L3V 7V3, Canada
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Take time to visit this "Out of the Way" Museum

I took our grandson here and we both enjoyed opening all the drawers to discover things about the OPP. This room is tastetfully, and concisely assembled to explore on your own the... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
judykurtz
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Barrie, Canada
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Barrie, Canada
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25 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I took our grandson here and we both enjoyed opening all the drawers to discover things about the OPP. This room is tastetfully, and concisely assembled to explore on your own the History of our OPP. There is a little shop that sells OPP souvenirs but the little "gift" donated by a local dentist made our grandson's day!

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Thank judykurtz
Orillia, Ontario
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14 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

Some things for the kids to do put on a puppet show ,investigate,color watch a video,even dress up as an officer and take pictures .

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1 Thank William B
Orillia, Canada
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016

Went with my 4 and 6 year old today on a PA day and there were several different attractions specifically for kids - games, legos, puzzles, colouring, hands-on detective work like magnifying glasses, and uniform dress up. Add in viewing the vintage vehicles, an OPP cartoon from the video selections, and the visit held their attention for a good hour... More 

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2 Thank Orilliaparent
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13 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

What a great way to spend time with the family. No admission fee makes this an affordable destination. Museum has many great artifacts and curios The gift shop is full of tee shirt , hats , etc. Old cars in lobby are great to have your photo taken beside. Lunch through the week can be had in cafeteria.

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2 Thank Brenda B
Niagara Falls, Canada
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26 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016

On a recent visit to Orillia my husband and I decided to visit the OPP museum. I had a personal reason to visit the museum. The museum is small, however, jam packed with information and displays and activity centres, as well as videos. It was incredibly well put together and organized. We had the pleasure of meeting a volunteer with... More 

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1 Thank Lilygirl2001
Orillia, Canada
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43 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

A great place to bring children, elderly and relatives with any interest in policing. The price is great(0), the building is beautiful and there are many things to take pictures of.

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1 Thank NeilOrillia
Kona
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128 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

Lots to look at and take in, and the volunteers do an excellent job of answering your questions. Great gift shop with reasonable prices

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1 Thank KonaPeki
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123 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

We went with a toddler and a young child. There was lots for them to do. Interactive displays, colouring, quizzes and their favourite, dressing up in the uniforms! While I had a moment I started looking at some of the displays for older people and I got engrossed in the stories being told. It crosses the time from old days... More 

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1 Thank Xodot
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6 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

So, I have a 5 and 3 year old. I was worried that a "museum" would have nothing to interest them. I was completely wrong! This museum is fantastic for ALL ages. The two volunteers on duty when we went were awesome and extremely informative. There is Lego, a puppet theatre, button making, a dress-up area and video area for... More 

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2 Thank Melissa D
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12 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2016 via mobile

We loved this place. Our children were quiet until we got to the gift shop. They had lots of things to do and staff was very friendly.

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2 Thank Eric S

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