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Canadian Transportation Museum & Heritage Village

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Address: 6155 Arner Townline County Road 23, RR#2, Kingsville, Ontario N9Y 2E5, Canada
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+1 519-776-6909
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09:00 - 16:00
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Wed - Sun 09:00 - 16:00
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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Our mission is to preserve the past of Canada South for the education and...

Our mission is to preserve the past of Canada South for the education and interpretation of present and future generations.

Sitting on 100 Acres, our 25000 square foot Transportation Museum showcases modes of transportation from early wooden wheel wagons all the way to the present day Viper!

Our Heritage Village is a journey back in time to 15 buildings that have been placed here from all over Essex County.

Our tour guides would be happy to take you back in time to learn the treasured history of our area.

Our Village is open Tuesday Through Sunday May 01 - October 31st, and our Museum is open year round for tours.

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you can take a guided tour of the museum ,also the village. Some great vehicles in there with the car featured in amelia movie. nice 50's style diner too food is good prices... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Cher A
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

you can take a guided tour of the museum ,also the village. Some great vehicles in there with the car featured in amelia movie. nice 50's style diner too food is good prices reasonable. Dont pass this one up if you like transportation.

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Thank Cher A
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I said "Surprisingly" above, because the outward appearance doesn't give you that kind of a feeling. However, don't be put off! The lunch at the 50s cafe was outstanding. They offered a nice variety and the food was well prepared. The gentleman who took us on the tour of the Transportation Museum was truly well informed. Many of the vehicles... More 

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Thank Don L
Parry Sound, Canada
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had a delicious breakfast & an informative tour of the transportation museum. (Reservations made for large groups) Thanks to Aaron & Jack for making our visit special. A lot of history on wheels sits under their roof! A perfect sized museum to enjoy at a pleasurable pace with our tour guide, Jack. A tour of the Museum & wine... More 

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Thank maryv55
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Reviewed 27 January 2017 via mobile

Great tour guide. Small group is nice so you can ask questions. There is a nice group of unique area related treasures. Free parking. Allow one hour for guided part of the tour. There is also a gift shop and interesting artifacts to view. We only had time to see part of this and will go back in the spring... More 

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Thank Elaine M
Windsor, Canada
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Reviewed 25 December 2016

If you like cars and trucks, if you like a walk in the woods, or if you like historical buildings....this interesting collection brings it all to one place. Also worth noting that the diner makes simply the best old-school chololate milkshakes too!

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Thank Sandra H
Windsor, Canada
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Reviewed 24 December 2016

Recently had the opportunity to visit this landmark. We brought along 2 children under the age of 5 to explore with us. They love trucks, cars etc so thought this would make a nice outing after having breakfast in the diner which by the way is a 5+++ for food! The boys loved the old vintage vehicles and the guide... More 

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Thank windsorette
Hamilton, Canada
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Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Travelled to kingsville to see the transportation museum this place has a great display of vehicles through time they offer guided tours and are open 9 to 4 price is $11 for transportation museum and heritage village. The heritage village has a nice collection of old buildings from log cabins to an old general store ,school house and train station

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Thank cruiseproblem
Leamington, Canada
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Reviewed 3 September 2016

November 2013 was the last time we came to this wonderful place that is really a jewel in our part of Southwestern Ontario. This time we treated my 97 year old mother to a drive out into the county on this early September and to take in the menu at the 1950's style diner located in the Transportation Museum part... More 

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Thank Jim H
Toronto, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 29 August 2016

Loved the vintage cars, motorcycles and trucks. The Fifties Diner was great. Food exactly as expected. Fabulous handmade onions rings. The service friendly and efficient.

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Thank bettyES
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Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

We originally went out for lunch at the 50's Diner but ended up taking both tours- Village and Transportation Museum. Our guide was very knowledgeable and friendly. Due to previous theft in the area, we were unable to go by ourselves but touring with other people was alright. As all people who work there are volunteers, they were a little... More 

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