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Nice clean and informative museum. The outside buildings were interesting too. The glassworks were... read more

Reviewed 9 August 2018
Huntsville, Canada
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Worth the stop

It cost $3 for an adult and kids under 6 are free. Worth a visit. There is something for... read more

Reviewed 24 July 2018
Lindsay, Canada
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Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile

Nice clean and informative museum. The outside buildings were interesting too. The glassworks were amazing

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 24 July 2018 via mobile

It cost $3 for an adult and kids under 6 are free. Worth a visit. There is something for everyone. My 4 year old loved the models of ships and the jail cell. The employees are friendly and helpful. We go every year and it...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 30 August 2017 via mobile

Nice tidy displays. Kids got a bit bored, but hey, they are teens. Well labelled. Clean washroom. Good way to pass an hour or so.

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank X146UItammym
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Surprisingly well displayed local museum. Lots of objects from various time periods, well displayed. Good outer building display with larger items.

Date of experience: August 2016
2  Thank Jim M
Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

When we decided to stop by I was hoping my kids would like learning about 19th century life, and they really enjoyed it. Out buildings (1-room schoolhouse, blacksmith shop) were as interesting as the museum

Date of experience: August 2016
3  Thank Steve M
Reviewed 15 August 2016

ring the old school bell and close the door and lock yourself in the jail...a nice museum to visit and spend a couple hours

Date of experience: August 2016
2  Thank Sherri g
Reviewed 28 May 2016

We arrived and found the museum still closed. looked at brochure further and it says open June 1st!!! Outside area looks interesting and well maintained,

Date of experience: May 2016
1  Thank Sandy B
Reviewed 26 April 2016

This is a really good insight into our history. Has some wonderful displays of Bell telephone equipment, the original schoolhouse of Manitowaning, a forgers shed and equipment, some gorgeous quilts and it's all housed in the original jail where you can be locked up for...More

Date of experience: July 2015
1  Thank Tammy R
Reviewed 17 March 2016

Timed our visit in off season but still worth viewing the buildings and Norisle Steamship berthed permanently in the harbour at Manitowaning.

Date of experience: March 2016
1  Thank Manon R
Reviewed 20 August 2015

While tripping around the island having no set schedule my mom, son and I found this great museum. We took our time exploring within the walls of so much wonderful history. We will definitely be revising this one,can't wait for our next trip.😀⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

Date of experience: August 2015
2  Thank Lori F
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