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Olde Gaol Museum

50 Victoria Ave N | K9V 4G3, Lindsay, Kawartha Lakes, Ontario K9V 4G3, Canada
+1 705-324-3404
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A Special Place

This museum is very special because there are no others like it in Lindsay. And it also takes in... read more

Reviewed 18 March 2017
kathy a
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Bobcaygeon, Canada
World war 1 exhibit

My son and I heard about the world war 1 exhibit at the old jail. They had many interesting... read more

Reviewed 20 December 2016
Pam D
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Lindsay, Canada
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Check the museum's website for hours and details regarding statutory holidays.Please note that the last tour of the day leaves reception approximately one hour before closing.
  • Excellent45%
  • Very good43%
  • Average6%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible6%
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“world war” (2 reviews)
“old jail” (2 reviews)
“artifacts” (4 reviews)
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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50 Victoria Ave N | K9V 4G3, Lindsay, Kawartha Lakes, Ontario K9V 4G3, Canada
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Reviewed 18 March 2017

This museum is very special because there are no others like it in Lindsay. And it also takes in surrounding areas. Neil Young display was a trip down memory lane. The museum has a lot of information and the structure itself with the cells and...More

Thank kathy a
The Olde G, Museum Operations Supervisor at Olde Gaol Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 30 March 2017

Thanks Kathy, we're glad you enjoyed your visit. We think this building is special too.

Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

My son and I heard about the world war 1 exhibit at the old jail. They had many interesting artifacts but the exhibit itself was relatively small and compromised one small section of the jail. The artifacts and we'll as mostly all of the exhibits...More

1  Thank Pam D
The Olde G, Public Relations Manager at Olde Gaol Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 February 2017

Your recommendation means a lot to the staff and volunteers. Thank you for taking the time to write a view.

Reviewed 17 November 2016

brings you back in time to a people who lived died bringing with them all there life experiences how they lived there days way back when

1  Thank John W
The Olde G, Operations Supervisor at Olde Gaol Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 December 2016

We're so pleased you enjoyed your visit!

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Reviewed 5 April 2016 via mobile

This museum is in the old jail. The entrance fee is only $5 per person. It definitely has a lot of artifacts. It looks like they are working on new displays as well. Some of the jail cells were so tiny that they only fit...More

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The Olde G, Communications Assistant at Olde Gaol Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 6 April 2016

We're pleased you enjoyed your recent visit to the museum. We are indeed working on new displays for the summer season and hope you will have a chance to visit again.

Reviewed 16 March 2016

Enjoyed my tour provided by museum staff. Very friendly and knowledgeable. A lot more to the history of Lindsay than I expected. Will definitely return.

Thank Stan W
The Olde G, Communications Assistant at Olde Gaol Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 17 March 2016

Thank you for taking the time to review The Olde Gaol Museum. New exhibits are always being planned to encourage repeat visits. We look forward to seeing you again.

Reviewed 16 March 2016

It is nice that we have a place to go and learned about Lindsay and the staff is very friendly and out going and knows what they are talking about this passed summer they did a nice presentation on world war oneMore

1  Thank red1444
The Olde G, Communications Assistant at Olde Gaol Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 17 March 2016

Thank for taking the time to review The Olde Gaol Museum. We're always glad to hear that the staff has been well received by the public. Watch the museum's website for information on an upcoming event "Where Duty Leads: Waving off the 109th" for May...More

Reviewed 9 February 2016

I would love to be able to visit, however we cannot figure out when it's open. Even when I have visited the website to see the hours/days we have turned up only to find the doors locked.

5  Thank MrsWOnt2
Reviewed 16 December 2015

My daughter suggested that she wanted to go through and see what's all in there. Well one rainy day came and off we went, It was an interesting tour and a lot of neat information about who did what and some of the "where" as...More

Thank Shaunna F
The Olde G, Communications Assistant at Olde Gaol Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 17 December 2015

Thanks Shaunna F.! The Olde Gaol Museum is glad to hear that you and your daughter enjoyed your visit.

Reviewed 7 October 2015

I brought a young man from Spain to visit the museum. He was treated so kindly that he will have nothing but good to say of our museum.

Thank Brenda O
The Olde G, Communications Assistant at Olde Gaol Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 8 October 2015

The museum's staff and volunteers are so pleased to hear your visitor enjoyed his time at The Olde Gaol Museum.

Reviewed 23 September 2015

Visited the Olde Lindsay Jail during a Play that used the jail as its authentic setting. The Play was called "The Last Hanging" which featured the trial and execution of Fred McGaughey who was convicted of murdering his girlfriend, Beatrice Fee, in May of 1924....More

Thank John R
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