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Scugog Shores Historical Museum

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Step back to the past!

The Scugog Shores Museum Village shows what daily life was like in Scugog from the mid to late... read more

Reviewed 19 June 2018
Port Perry, Canada
Learning of local history

Amazing little place you can have a tour of the grounds or take a self guided. Very interactive and... read more

Reviewed 27 October 2017
James N
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16210 Island Rd, Port Perry, Ontario L9L 1B4, Canada
+1 905-985-3589
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Reviewed 19 June 2018

The Scugog Shores Museum Village shows what daily life was like in Scugog from the mid to late 1800s. They preserve, research, interpret and exhibit artifacts related to the cultural and natural history of the Township of Scugog area. The Village includes: 12 restored buildings...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank debrakgrose
Reviewed 27 October 2017 via mobile

Amazing little place you can have a tour of the grounds or take a self guided. Very interactive and you learn a lot of the area and have many different types of function throughout the year.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank James N
Reviewed 7 October 2017

This is a very small village museum on Scugog Island. It is funded through donations and admonition fees. It could use a lot of help from the public to be maintained. This is not a place I would take young children as they would become...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank L G
Reviewed 11 August 2017

This very interesting museum village is a real win! For seniors the cost is only $3. We just happened on it, and we took the opportunity to have a guided tour--no extra charge for that. The person who guided us was very, very knowledgeable and...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Sue B B
Reviewed 7 February 2017

This was an interesting find in the local ice rink. Full of history and i believe they have displays.

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Tracy M
Reviewed 3 October 2016

Have passed this place numerous times on the way to the casino. It speaks well to the pioneer life in the area and the locals take pride in telling their story to each visitor to this place. It is well researched and care is given...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank b0b55russell
Reviewed 13 August 2016

We arrived in the early afternoon on a weekday, and the museum is located east of Port Perry (a two minute drive). The main building is staffed by two people, and they offered a guided tour if we so desired (we opted for a self...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank highlandancer
Reviewed 14 January 2016 via mobile

This is a great little pioneer village for a small town. There are about 10 small buildings that give a great representation of early colonial lifestyle in a rural setting. The price is excellent for the value ($2 per person) just make sure they are...More

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank Noel C
Reviewed 16 October 2015

My son and daughter in law held their wedding at the Scugog Shores and it was wonderful. The 155 year old Church on the premises was intimate and cozy for the 55 guests in attendance. The tea room was an added bonus, which was used...More

Date of experience: September 2015
2  Thank nanblain
Reviewed 6 July 2015

This is a great museum for a small town. It is tucked away in the community center so its a bit hard to find but its worth the effort to find it.

Date of experience: July 2015
Thank Mabel L
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