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Lock 7 Viewing Complex

50 Chapel Street | L2v 2c6, Thorold, Ontario, Canada
+1 905-680-9477
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Most people don't like this excuse as you say your just watching ships but it's more then that... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
gwferrier63
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Ann Arbor, Michigan
Tons of Information.

We went into the Locl 7 Viewing Complex/Museum, the girl that worked there was very friendly and... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
chercharles
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maryland
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50 Chapel Street | L2v 2c6, Thorold, Ontario, Canada
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"welland canal"
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"great place to visit"
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"engineering marvel"
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"big ships"
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"niagara region"
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"museum"
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"cycling"
in 3 reviews
"information"
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"trail"
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"benches"
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"falls"
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Most people don't like this excuse as you say your just watching ships but it's more then that it's seeing people from other countries and a unique experience as your almost looking straight down on the ships you can't he!p feeling dizzy and when her...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went into the Locl 7 Viewing Complex/Museum, the girl that worked there was very friendly and informative, they have lots of information and brochures on the Lock 7 Complex, as well as other sites in the area.

Thank chercharles
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Reviewed 30 April 2018 via mobile

I have been here many many times and it is a great way to see the Locke system in action as well as a paved very long walking/cycling/jogging path

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Reviewed 29 January 2018

I grew up with the canals. Lock 7 is a great place to visit if you are into ships & boating. Watching the locks work is an educational experience. If you've never seen a lock at work, I recommend a visit. Trails run along the...More

1  Thank GeeJay T
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Reviewed 9 November 2017

This dock gets you up close to the ships, watch them raise and lower. Very interesting to watch these big ships maneuver into these docks. A great free thing to do while in Niagara

1  Thank Greg H
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Reviewed 13 October 2017

It's amazing to watch a large ship climb the escarpment via the Welland Canal system. While travelling thru the Niagara Region this is a must see.

Thank Toture
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Reviewed 12 October 2017

I have been here a few times, and it is one of my favourite spots in the area. It has a great walking trail that goes on for miles and has a great view of the locks. The museum area is really nice (also air...More

1  Thank Kelsie F
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Reviewed 9 August 2017

We were able to view up close a ship coming in . The bridge had to be raised and our grandkids were able to stand meters from it as it went up. A huge ship came within meters of them as well. They were thrilled!...More

1  Thank Alice B
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Reviewed 9 August 2017

the view is like no other, you see the entire flight locks and watch the amazing ships climb the mountain - a true engineering marvel !

1  Thank malcolm w
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Reviewed 26 July 2017

Visting the locks and watching the incredible freighters work their way through is absolutely amazing. We enjoy our visits and have learned so much about the workings and history of the locks and the freighters.

Thank Doreen L
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