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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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A nice little museum.

My friend and I stopped here on our way North. It's right by the harbour and it's payment by... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
KitchenerJimmy
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Kitchener, Canada
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 15 November 2017
Rob S
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Owen Sound, Canada
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1155 1st Ave W | N4K 4K8, Owen Sound, Ontario N4K 4K8, Canada
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Reviewed 2 days ago

My friend and I stopped here on our way North. It's right by the harbour and it's payment by donation. It's worth the stop. We both enjoyed our visit.

Thank KitchenerJimmy
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Reviewed 15 November 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 18 October 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 7 October 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 14 July 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 12 June 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.

Thank Kevin G
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Reviewed 7 June 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

Thank CanadaJones
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Reviewed 16 January 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 15 November 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.

Thank WandaWestover
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Reviewed 7 September 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.

Thank kaystew83
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