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Heritage House Museum

11 Old Slys Rd | K7a 4t6, Smiths Falls, Ontario K7A 3M3, Canada
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A step back in time

This is a heritage home filled with antiques and period pieces with a fascinating history. The... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
wanitaathome
Very interesting presentation of a period house and how people lived

Very nicely presented period house featuring a history of Smiths Falls and its people. A really... read more

Reviewed 11 July 2017
Eamonn D
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Gorey, Ireland
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3 weeks ago
“A step back in time”
Jul 11, 2017
“Very interesting presentation of a period house and how people lived”
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11 Old Slys Rd | K7a 4t6, Smiths Falls, Ontario K7A 3M3, Canada
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a heritage home filled with antiques and period pieces with a fascinating history. The staff was friendly and knowledgeable. There was an additional exhibit (wedding dresses) that was an added delight.

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Reviewed 11 July 2017

Very nicely presented period house featuring a history of Smiths Falls and its people. A really well furnished house in period furniture giving a natural feel and ambiance.

Thank Eamonn D
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Reviewed 4 November 2016

Nice little museum. Welcoming staff who gave us a tour and answered questions. It was interesting to learn about the architecture of the building but I didn't get a good sense of why this family and this particular house has been cornerstone to the town....More

Thank K B
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Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

Great old house. Interesting architecture facts about the house. Well preserved and has the only 2 story privy left in Ontario. Had the option to do a self guided tour or guided. Very friendly staff

Thank ShawnAnnelize
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Reviewed 13 September 2016

You must check the local calendars for all the different and wonderful activities and limited showings they have. It is a gem of Smiths Falls

Thank Linda C
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Reviewed 28 July 2016 via mobile

An interesting view of early settler's lives. We went on a self guided tour. Friendly staff. Don't miss the Victorian glass display.

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Reviewed 16 July 2016

For families with children on boats, the House Museum is an ideal walk along the canal from the marine basin. The collection of items can be the foundation for conversations with children about the history of the area. Children find particularly fascinating the fact that...More

Thank Travellingcanuck2012
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Reviewed 1 September 2015

Waste of taxpayers dollars, it is an old house with old furniture, which in itself is not a problem. But the historic significense of the house has nothing to do with the furnishings, for the amount that it costs the tax payers to support offset...More

1  Thank James M
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Reviewed 23 August 2015

This unique house was nice to tour. My father couldn't do the stairs to see the whole house, so our tour guide brought a iPad for him to look at the photos of the rooms! The gift shop in the coach house (?) is filled...More

1  Thank Danzur
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Reviewed 4 July 2015

Great museum. Wheelchair accessible. Friendly staff. Lots to see and do. Great place for school programs. Good parking. Lots of community functions all year round.

Thank Helen M
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