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Gay Lea Dairy Heritage Museum

Closed Now: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Open today: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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A Hidden Gem - An Amazing Heriage Museum Set In A Carolinian Forest

What a surprise awaits as you turn off the main road, down a wooded lane to the museum building... read more

Reviewed 7 September 2018
Wayne B
Brampton, Canada
a community treasure of area farming history

this museum is a must see. the artifacts as well as the history of these items is remarkable and a... read more

Reviewed 21 December 2016
Tillsonburg, Canada
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  • Average12%
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Reviewed 7 September 2018

What a surprise awaits as you turn off the main road, down a wooded lane to the museum building. The museum is set in a beautifully wooded 98 acre property. The entrance is welcoming, parking area abounds and the building does provide a handicapped ramp...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Wayne B
Reviewed 21 December 2016

this museum is a must see. the artifacts as well as the history of these items is remarkable and a must see.

Date of experience: May 2016
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Reviewed 14 August 2015

Lots of information given to us by an excellent guide .. more things related to milk and cows than you can ever imagine. Well worth the stop!

Date of experience: June 2015
Thank JanetDP
Reviewed 5 June 2015

I have to say, when we heard about the Gay Lea Dairy Heritage Museum I didn't know what to expect. My wife, best friend, and I all decided to check it out and we were not disappointed. They have an exhibit on just about every...More

Date of experience: May 2015
Thank Matt P
Reviewed 4 June 2015

We visited this museum a week ago and wow!!!! What a place!! The museum itself is full of every dairy item you could think of and many others you didn't even know existed. The staff was extremely knowledgeable and friendly - we had a guided...More

Date of experience: May 2015
1  Thank MandyT212
Reviewed 14 May 2015

We stopped in on a May morning and were given a tour by an excellent young staff person. She shared with us the history of the museum and stopped to point out and explain many artifacts that we might otherwise have overlooked in the sheer...More

Date of experience: May 2015
1  Thank CanadianColdFront
Reviewed 21 February 2015

I well remember when my dad delivered milk by horse and wagon for Silverwoods dairy a very long time ago. I used to ride with him on the wagon and enjoyed eating ice cream in little Dixie Cups with a little flat wooden spoon. This...More

Date of experience: March 2014
1  Thank John D
Reviewed 25 August 2013

I arrive on a fun day which had various activities outside. The museum was very crowded with exhibits which tried to use quantity rather the quality. Instead of a pile of separators etc it would be better to place one or two with more information...More

Date of experience: August 2013
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