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Haliburton Highlands Museum

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Very nice visit

The lady who greeted us was so helpful and enthusiastic. She gave us local recommendations for... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Brampton_ONMusician
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Brampton, ON
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Haliburton Highlands Museum

A smaller museum. Interesting place with room dedicated to the early lumbering industry... read more

Reviewed 29 August 2018
Andrew C
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Guelph, Canada
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“Very nice visit”
28 Aug 2018
“Haliburton Highlands Museum”
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66 Museum Rd | K0M 1S0, Haliburton, Ontario K0M 1S0, Canada
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The lady who greeted us was so helpful and enthusiastic. She gave us local recommendations for restaurants and museums. The museum is very interesting and worth the visit!

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Brampton_ONMusician
Reviewed 29 August 2018

A smaller museum. Interesting place with room dedicated to the early lumbering industry, snowmobiles, local car dealers, etc.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Andrew C
Reviewed 5 June 2018

I called a few days in advance to make sure they were open during the winter hours. When I arrived I basically got a tour and really good conversation about the history of the area. Staff was extremely friendly!

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank PastaIsLife
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

Finally had the chance to visit this museum and found it interesting. A bit eclectic in its collection but any one with an interest in local history will enjoy a visit here. Don't forget to visit the other building for a glimpse into the past.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Mauchoman
Reviewed 4 November 2017

since we traveled off season only the main building was opened. The displays were in a stage of flux as the staff was changing and repairing certain exhibits. however we still found the museum interesting and well signed. Staff were very friendly and helpful

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Jane S
Reviewed 10 July 2017

THe museum itself is very interesting but the little Reid house was exceptional. You truly felt as if you had stepped back in time. I was really impressed. THe kitchen was amazing. This is a place for history buffs.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank MsBesos
Reviewed 3 April 2017

No bad, not great - very average. A few signs posted on a few tree species and we never got into the museum proper since the attendant was away on a 10 minute break for over an hour so we left since we have limited...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank katemetroToronto
Reviewed 13 March 2017

This is a very good museum for a small community. The display of the local history is excellent. The staff are "over the top" friendly and helpful. On the day we visited the curator was conducting a demonstration of boiling off the maple sugar, which...More

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank Brian S
Reviewed 7 January 2017

I have taken my kids twice and we have enjoyed it both time. The real highlight each time was the blacksmith - he's very kind to the kids and knows a lot of local history and lore.

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank APS1971
Reviewed 23 October 2016

This is where you learn about Haliburton's history. Simple but informative displays. It's a labour of love for those that continue to promote it and work hard to make it worth the visit. numerous events through the year, spring maple syroping being one of the...More

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank Dan B
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