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The Stratford Perth Museum

Line 34, Stratford, Ontario N5A 6S6, Canada
+1 519-393-5311
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Better than expected small museum

The museum included a Justin Bieber exhibit which was actually interesting, and a steam car exhibit... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
John M
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Mississauga, Ontario, Canada
Interesting

Good opportunity to see different things: from railway items to war memorabilia. Also, you can see... read more

Reviewed February 20, 2018
André K
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A curated collection of over 20,000 artifacts celebrating the rich history of Perth County, located 7 acres of scenic rural property just West of Stratford, Ontario. Public and group tours available; ideal for school programming. Current exhibits include Anne Frank: A History for Today; Order to Disorder Straford Festival Costume exhibit; the Heritage Kitchen; and much more!
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  • Very good40%
  • Average2%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Line 34, Stratford, Ontario N5A 6S6, Canada
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+1 519-393-5311
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The museum included a Justin Bieber exhibit which was actually interesting, and a steam car exhibit which was fascinating

Thank John M
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Reviewed February 20, 2018 via mobile

Good opportunity to see different things: from railway items to war memorabilia. Also, you can see antique material from Perth and other countys.

Thank André K
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Reviewed November 10, 2017 via mobile

We visited the Museum as a family of 5 - myself, my husband, my kids age 4 and 18 months, as well as my mom, who is in a wheelchair. It was a great way for us to spend a couple of hours. My kids...More

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Reviewed November 7, 2017

Passes were a gift from Forest Motel & Woodland Resort. Don't know that we would have found the place without their encouragement!

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Reviewed September 21, 2017

This charming museum gives a fine overview of the history of Stratford and Perth County, with special attention paid to the GTR/CNR shops that were in Stratford for a century, and to the Stratford Festival that is now the town's biggest employer. There is also...More

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Reviewed September 19, 2017

We have a lovely museum here in Stratford. They stay current and there are some fabulous exhibits there all the time, as well as special events. It's worth the visit.

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Reviewed September 19, 2017

Loved the exhibit on the discovery of the two ships under the ice in upper hudson bay, as well as the history of the railroads in Stratford!

Thank Lewis S
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Reviewed August 29, 2017

Any visitor to the Stratford Festival should think about visiting this museum which is located just 5 minutes outside town. There is a core display celebrating the area's history...especially the contribution to both World Wars. and agriculture. However there are also changing displays...often highlighting the...More

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Reviewed August 24, 2017

Tim McDonald provided a power point presentation on his involvement in the search and the discovery of the Franklin Expedition ships, the Erebus and the Terror. A question and answer period followed. Cheese/meat platters with wine followed the presentation. It was an excellent and informative...More

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Reviewed August 8, 2017

My niece and her new husband had the most gorgeous wedding reception at this location. There was an employee on location (John) who was so sweet and assisted us in parking our cars. Well maintained grounds, very helpful staff. A beautiful venue worth exploring. Best...More

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Response from tgtoronto | Reviewed this property |
I found the film excellent. I thought Id seen it all but it was very informative about her pre-war life, home movies, etc. the exhibit isn't much so it won't take long. lovely little museum.
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