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Simcoe County Museum

1151 Hwy 26, Minesing, Springwater, Ontario L9X 0Z7, Canada
+1 705-728-3721
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Surprisingly Well Done

I say that this museum is "surprising" because you might not think much of the Simcoe County... read more

Reviewed 15 May 2017
Ottawa, Canada
Something for Everyone

No matter your age, there's something for everyone at the Simcoe County Museum. There are... read more

Reviewed 17 October 2016
Minesing, Canada
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1151 Hwy 26, Minesing, Springwater, Ontario L9X 0Z7, Canada
+1 705-728-3721
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Reviewed 15 May 2017

I say that this museum is "surprising" because you might not think much of the Simcoe County Museum. This is likely not a destination for many people, but there's no reason why it shouldn't be. This is not a hokey museum in the back of...More

1  Thank CandyCritic
Reviewed 17 October 2016

No matter your age, there's something for everyone at the Simcoe County Museum. There are interesting exhibits, friendly staff and little keep sakes to purchase if you're so inclined. It's genuinely well worth a visit.

1  Thank iamsmitty
Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

This indoor and outdoor museum packs a lot of information of the natives and the Simcoe area. Very educational. Be prepared for lots of walking inside and out.

1  Thank Ann C
Reviewed 16 August 2016 via mobile

I really enjoyed the museum. Did not care for the outside part at all. The museum itself has A lot of great history. Enjoyed the Victorian era a lot. Was great for hour and s half visit.

1  Thank Wendy K
Reviewed 15 May 2016

Nicely laid out local museum. Good education on how the area was settled. The outdoor buildings (i.e. an old church etc) were a good addition, but the school house was locked when we were there. Bit puzzling as to why it is not right 'in'...More

2  Thank BKM861
Reviewed 2 April 2016

We spent a good couple of hours here. The staff are very helpful and welcoming towards tourists. There are lots of indoor and outdoor viewing subjects. They held a junior quiz show in the side classroom with free prizes fir the participants. Our son really...More

1  Thank David M
Reviewed 21 October 2015

I visited the museum a couple of years ago during a quilt/craft show and was blown away by the talent that was there. My most favourite was seeing a loom in action! I was enthralled with it and could not tear myself away for quite...More

Thank Maria C
Reviewed 13 October 2015

What a great museum and it is located in a terrific scenic rural location with lots of convenient parking. It is a newer museum that has some very interesting and unique displays. One of the very fascinating and well done features was a section in...More

1  Thank Wayne B
Reviewed 3 October 2015

The displays are well curated and the explanations are in plain language making this little gem a delight to visit. It's always nice to know about the history of the region around you and we enjoyed our visit. I even got my tween granddaughter interested...More

1  Thank Peytonsage
Reviewed 2 July 2015

A great place for families and anyone wanting to learn about the history of Simcoe County. This museum is a multi-purpose in that it is a venue for events in addition to having current expositions, children's Summer day camps and the museum itself where there...More

Thank Gail H
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