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A lively view into the past

A great way to get a feel for life in an early missionary station, brought to life by... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
latte-lover
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Auckland Central, New Zealand
Worth the trip

We first visited this area many, many years ago. We enjoyed it then and doubly enjoyed it now. The... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
130731
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Toronto, Canada
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Ontario's first European Community, Sainte-Marie among the Hurons was the headquarters for the French Jesuit Mission to the Huron Wendat people. In 1639, the Jesuits, along with French lay workers, began construction of a fenced community that...more
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16164 Highway #12, Midland, Ontario L4R 4K8, Canada
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Reviewed 6 days ago

A great way to get a feel for life in an early missionary station, brought to life by demonstrations and knowledgeable staff. There's a comprehensive museum as well.

Thank latte-lover
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We first visited this area many, many years ago. We enjoyed it then and doubly enjoyed it now. The site is superbly maintained and the staff very helpful. The audio was very reasonably priced and worth the few dollars to obtain a real history and...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very educational about the martyrs that came from France to bring religion to the native Huron people Activities for children, my 8 & 10 yr old and 40 yr old loved it. You can spend several hours there

Thank mlenio22
Reviewed 1 week ago

Buildings are close together, lots of activities for the grandkids, Those helping in costumes were very knowledgeable and informative. Well done!

Thank Linda K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Really enjoyed our visit here - much better than we were expecting - would definitely recommend. We used the audio guides, which we thought were pretty good.More

Thank TimManchester
Nathalie C, Tour Coordinator at Sainte-Marie Among the Hurons, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear TimManchester, Thank you so much for your recent visit to Sainte-Marie among the Hurons. Visitors are always surprised at how much there is to do and see around the site. We are glad that you enjoyed your tour of the historic site and took...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I loved this place as a kid and it still do. Another must while in Midland. Great experience for kids and adults alike. I wish I had more time to take photos and really take my time. It feels so much different to visit as...More

Thank Topher E
Nathalie C, Tour Coordinator at Sainte-Marie Among the Hurons, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Topher E. Thank you for making the trip to Sainte-Marie among the Hurons yesterday and for taking the time to post your review. It sounds like you had a wonderful experience. We look forward to your next visit! Nathalie C.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The historical site has been well restored using research and archeology. It was the museum attached to site that had remarkable information on navigational feats.

Thank SKTraveler_59
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Christmas 2017...the 'lighting' of history near the shrine of Brebeuf and the other Jesuit martyrs, spiritual inspiration, view early French settlement, a beautiful walk by the river, truly Canadian music and other entertainments, a restaurant that serves French-Canadienne food

Thank tiamot777
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Was surprised at how clear and transcendence the energy was. As if you could feel the spirits beside you. Empaths will feel clarity and beautiful energy an almost palpation on the skin. Beauitful surroundings

Thank spiderwoman808
Reviewed 11 June 2018 via mobile

Although all buildings are recreations since 17th century buildings were purposely destroyed, great authentic job! I especially loved the live animals and the ability to even go upstairs in many buildings. The staff were wonderful and engaging with historical information and also stories about themselves....More

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Response from Jay O | Reviewed this property |
Much of the area requires going on unpaved areas. There may be a few door sills they may need to cross to enter the buildings. In general, a person with a walker should be able to navigate the site
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