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The Craigleith Heritage Depot

113 Lakeshore Rd E, Blue Mountains, Ontario L9Y 0N1, Canada
+1 519-599-3131
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Informative and well displayed

The train station transformed into a museum and tourist info was interesting. We learned about... read more

Reviewed September 13, 2017
Chantal P
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Montreal, Canada
Looks interesting

Museum is located in an old railway station which has been beautifully restored. The receptionist... read more

Reviewed September 17, 2016
Ellen H
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London, Canada
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A museum, housed in a former railway station built in the 1870s, that traces local history from the very distant to the much more recent past. It is also a branch of the The Blue Mountains Public Library. Along with museum and library services, the Craigleith Heritage Depot offers tourism information as well as an archival research center. Visit often to see its changing exhibitions and programs.
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13 Sep 2017
“Informative and well displayed”
17 Sep 2016
“Looks interesting”
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113 Lakeshore Rd E, Blue Mountains, Ontario L9Y 0N1, Canada
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Reviewed September 13, 2017

The train station transformed into a museum and tourist info was interesting. We learned about Collingwood and got some maps and touristic information. Good spot to start if you want to visit the city.

Thank Chantal P
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Museum-Assistant, Manager at The Craigleith Heritage Depot, responded to this reviewResponded September 15, 2017

Thanks Chantal, we are glad you had a wonderful visit to our unique building.

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Reviewed September 17, 2016

Museum is located in an old railway station which has been beautifully restored. The receptionist was very friendly and there were many brochures to pick up. We were biking, so we did not take the time to tour the museum, but I think it would...More

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Reviewed May 18, 2016

Nice to see the train station preserved and repurposed as a visitor info centre. I’ve always liked these old stations with the witch's hat roof design. The location is very scenic with great views over Georgian Bay across the street and the Blue Mountains just...More

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Museum-Assistant, Public Relations Manager at The Craigleith Heritage Depot, responded to this reviewResponded May 31, 2016

Hi Zeusthecockapoo, we are so glad you enjoyed your visit. Thank you for sharing your thoughts on TripAdvisor. If you are in the area after our reopening on June 18, 2016, we would like to invite you to come back and explore the interior of...More

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Reviewed November 11, 2014

One of the best Tourist Information Centres I've ever been too. So much literature to pick from and the staff is so helpful. Here you will find dozens of free things to do as well as so many attractions I didn't know exsisted in the...More

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Reviewed May 28, 2014

The lilacs were in bloom they cover a long way and the whole town smelled of lilacs and such spectacular colors . Go end the end of may to see the display

1  Thank Wendy M
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Reviewed May 7, 2014

If you're visiting this area, stops like this one are key. The building is well-preserved and gives a real sense of the historic past. It sits immediately adjacent to where the old RR tracks were. You can stand there and imagine waiting for a train...More

1  Thank Althea W
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