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Wisconsin Canoe Heritage Museum

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A great little museum, if you love canoes.

Being a canoe enthusiast, this was the main reason I wanted to stop in Spooner - this is a really... read more

Reviewed 19 September 2016
Steve P P
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Saint Joseph, Missouri
Worth a visit if you like canoeing

Very nice museum with lots to see and full of history. Museum's footprint was smaller than we... read more

Reviewed 4 July 2016
Eisme77
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“Beautiful canoes”
Sep 18, 2016
“A great little museum, if you love canoes.”
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312 N Front St, Spooner, WI 54801-1423
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Reviewed 27 May 2017

This museum is small and does charge admission. The canoes on display are beautiful and made by hand. Each one is unique. We even saw canoes being worked on in the back area.

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Reviewed 19 September 2016

Being a canoe enthusiast, this was the main reason I wanted to stop in Spooner - this is a really well-done little museum, with a a surprisingly good display of beautiful canoes, and a workshop where some folks build their own. It's only a warm-weather...More

Thank Steve P P
Reviewed 25 August 2016

This may be a museum on a smaller scale but it was so very well done. And many many canoes were on display. Just gorgeous! Its not every museum that I purchase a t-shirt to remember my visit but I did with this one. If...More

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Reviewed 4 July 2016 via mobile

Very nice museum with lots to see and full of history. Museum's footprint was smaller than we expected, but it had very nice, quality displays.

Thank Eisme77
Reviewed 21 April 2016

The museum by itself is interesting, but there's also a shop that builds hand made canoes and you can watch and talk, or bring your own boat to work on.

Thank JimScanlan
Reviewed 19 September 2015

We visited the museum with friends and we all were pleasantly surprised. The staff was very friendly, well informed, and addressed all of our questions. My wife and I have been active canoeists for many years but the other couple had never canoed. Nevertheless all...More

Thank WilliamS404
Reviewed 31 August 2015

Very cute interesting museum. The people that work/own it are very nice and showed us the current canoes they were hand crafting and answered any questions we had about the very involved intense process of making a canoe. The store also has some nice things...More

Thank linderboyd
Reviewed 3 August 2015

This is just a small museum in Spooner, WI with probably 30 or more canoes on display - from actual birch bark canoes to more modern versions, but all are wood. Quite a few are from the east coast area - Adirondacks, Maine, etc. There...More

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