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Ingersoll Cheese & Agricultural Museum

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Unexpected pleasure

We were very pleasantly surprised at the amount of information we received from a very... read more

Reviewed 1 August 2018
Little Gem

We were staying at the Elmhurst Inn and popped in to see this gem. There was alot to see and it is... read more

Reviewed 20 July 2018
Toronto, Canada
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290 Harris Street | N5C 1C8, Ingersoll, Ontario, Canada
+1 519-485-5510
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Reviewed 1 August 2018

We were very pleasantly surprised at the amount of information we received from a very knowledgeable young man when we visited the museum . Also the video on cheese making was interesting , although abit dated .

Thank BettyL658
Reviewed 20 July 2018

We were staying at the Elmhurst Inn and popped in to see this gem. There was alot to see and it is obvious that they take great pride in their museum - and they should.

Thank B P
Reviewed 5 July 2018

Explore the museum, and spend some time in the Cheese park. This museum is a great museum for local history and the legacy of cheese. the staff/ volunteers (?) are very friendly. Worth a brief visit while you are in Ingersoll. There is a park...More

Thank RogueTrippers
Reviewed 26 June 2018

"Free" however accepts donations but well worth it as the Museum presents a well documented history of the area. Well maintained grounds with many antiques and historical notes/plaques to read. Closed Sundays.

Thank pneuschild
Reviewed 2 April 2018

I can't wait for them to open again this season. The displays are very well done and a trip through the main part of the museum tells the story of Ingersoll and its surroundings so very well. The cheese-making part of the museum is equally...More

Thank selmawade
Reviewed 17 October 2017

The only unfortunate thing is, they don't make the cheese. It would be more interesting if they could make the cheese. But it is an interesting tour of a cheese factory from the 1800's.

Thank John B
Reviewed 15 August 2017

This is really four museums for the price of one (free!). The demonstration of early cheese-making and how it came to be centred in this area, was fascinating. Much of the equipment is still operational. The volunteer leading the presentation was enthusiastic and knowledgeable. Make...More

Thank Brian S
Reviewed 14 August 2017

We went for a visit,and had a lovely conversation about the museum and history. I brought my family, so it was a group of 8 people walking through the museum. So many interesting artifacts. We ended up buying local cheese, and some sugar canes in...More

Thank Anneline G
Reviewed 12 July 2017

Thoroughly our visit to the museum. Guide helpful and informative, but also we were allowed to wander at our own pace. Well worth a visit.

Thank alison h
Reviewed 26 June 2017

A nice place for the history of the town and county. Great for kids and adults alike. Does not take to long to go through.It is a very inexpensive bit of entertainment, I think the cost is $3 per person.

Thank archieives
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3 June 2015|
Response from Scott G |
Yes, the Ingersoll Cheese & Agricultural Museum sells cheese! The museum carries several selections of locally made cheeses including national award winners from the nearby Gunns Hill Artisan Cheese Factory. Sadly Ingersoll... More