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Owen Sound Marine-Rail Museum

1155 1st Ave W | N4K 4K8, Owen Sound, Ontario N4K 4K8, Canada
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It' a train

Small train with a few items stratigically placed inside. Does show what it was like to live in one... read more

Reviewed November 15, 2017
Rob S
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Owen Sound, Canada
Cool caboose

We missed the museum unfortunately. But it is inside the Tourist Office by the harbour. It is only... read more

Reviewed October 18, 2017
rnr636
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Elora, Canada
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1155 1st Ave W | N4K 4K8, Owen Sound, Ontario N4K 4K8, Canada
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Reviewed November 15, 2017

Small train with a few items stratigically placed inside. Does show what it was like to live in one of these years ago , just not very big and is done in minutes.

Thank Rob S
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Reviewed October 18, 2017 via mobile

We missed the museum unfortunately. But it is inside the Tourist Office by the harbour. It is only open from May 20 to Oct 8...10 - 4 every day. A donation is your admission. Air conditioned and washrooms inside. Their site says it is open...More

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Reviewed October 7, 2017 via mobile

Nice little museum of local history. Friendly and helpful staff. Interesting display in local transportation and industries. Allow 1 hour to see everything..

Thank Jerry B
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Reviewed July 14, 2017

I was in town for the giant Rubber Duck and stopped into the museum. It was open to the public (free), but I'm not sure if it normally is. They had informative staff, and fascinating local rail and marine history.

Thank twistedtippy
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Reviewed June 12, 2017

nice place to stop, take a look at some history and go for a nice walk along the harbor. Very informative and friendly staff.

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Reviewed June 7, 2017

I would absolutely recommend popping by to see this museum even though I only rated it "average". It is small and focuses more on the marine than rail BUT it is a great place to get visitor/tourist information for the area and gives a pretty...More

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Reviewed January 16, 2017

If you're really interested in the to Georgian Bay history. This is the place to go. Staff is quite knowledgeable and very friendly and make your visit very welcome.

Thank Star S
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Reviewed November 15, 2016

A fun spot for kids to run around and see. In the Summer season the City of Owen Sound runs a four week music series which is always wonderful to enjoy on the warm summer nights.

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Reviewed September 7, 2016 via mobile

We loved the little museum and the staff were so friendly. They also gave us some great suggestions about activities in the area for young kids.

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Reviewed September 5, 2016

Great Museum and travel information centre - staff are amazing - big thanks to Richard Thomas for saving the Museum and Wayne King for donating rail car.... didn't realize train engine wasn't showing up to take us on a trip.... where'd they hide the rails?

Thank Steve B
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