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Museum of Dufferin

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A Treasure

As English travellers in Canada we first found this museum by chance with no time to explore it... read more

Reviewed 10 November 2018
AnnFelicity
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Hampshire
True. Grit.

After dining down the road for brunch at Mrs. Mitchell's restaurant, our family headed up the road... read more

Reviewed 23 May 2017
Winterfeast
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Orangeville, Canada
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936029 Airport Road | Mulmur, Ontario, Rosemont, Ontario L0N 1R0, Canada
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Open to the public since 1994, Museum of Dufferin is a regional museum of 10,000 artifacts working year-round to preserve the history of Dufferin County. It is housed in a unique, barn-like structure that reflects the architectural heritage of the central Ontario region. Exhibits (quilts,...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 10 November 2018

As English travellers in Canada we first found this museum by chance with no time to explore it. Two years later we made time to visit it again and we were not disappointed, in fact we thought it was a treasure. We found the log...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank AnnFelicity
Reviewed 23 May 2017

After dining down the road for brunch at Mrs. Mitchell's restaurant, our family headed up the road to stop by and take in the new exhibit "True. Grit.". Our boys had never been to the museum and had a wonderful time checking out all the...More

Date of experience: May 2017
1  Thank Winterfeast
Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

Well, the Dufferin County Museum is typical of county museums. It's housed in an attractive, large barn shaped building with easily accessible public spaces. The public galleries are always in use and generally interesting and attractive. I personally have made use of their research services...More

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank vaughnthurman
Reviewed 26 September 2016

We were staying with relatives near Orangeville and spent a very happy afternoon here. Fascinating view of life in rural Canada. Great reconstruction of an old house - my children (14 and 11) enjoyed the re-creation of life in the old days - even chalk...More

Date of experience: August 2016
2  Thank Katherine L
Reviewed 16 May 2016

Nicely laid out. Down in the basement floor, the permanent collection room has a sign saying if you want to go in for a look, let a staff person know. We could peek through the windows & see a LOT of stuff in there ........More

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank BKM861
Reviewed 9 December 2015

We visited the museum for the first time to see a specific special exhibit: "Arresting Images", a series of historic mugshots from Dufferin County Police files along with captions regarding the criminals' history. What we discovered was a series of somewhat unique exhibits regarding the...More

Date of experience: September 2015
1  Thank Beaglebreath
Reviewed 15 November 2015

Historical archives of dufferin county and demonstrations of farm and county life for a small fee. Open most days

Date of experience: October 2015
1  Thank chickandbeast
Reviewed 2 September 2015

Great destination for a drive in the country! Best collection of CORNFLOWER (r) glass ever! Always something nifty in the Gift Shop, too!

Date of experience: April 2015
1  Thank DiamondGirl-Kat
Reviewed 23 July 2015 via mobile

Really neat place if you want to check out the areas history. Nice garden. They also do weddings there! :)

Date of experience: July 2015
1  Thank Sarah B
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