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Wonderful authentic old fashioned village

I would go more often but it's not on a bus route. Beautiful village in beautiful setting. Amazing... read more

Reviewed December 7, 2018
Violett J
Mr. Peabody's WayBack machine - an incredible experience!!

After thoroughly enjoying a Thanksgiving luncheon, we decided to invite some friends to join us for... read more

Reviewed December 2, 2018
Chris H
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Super tacky, would not recommend. I won tickets from a radio station and was new to the area, so I was interested in checking it out. It was weird, and like a miniature version of Williamsburg. I guess it's targeted for elementary school students, so...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed December 7, 2018

I would go more often but it's not on a bus route. Beautiful village in beautiful setting. Amazing old houses such as the artist Paul Peel's residence, a great restaurant and fun stuff for the kids to do. They also stage plays here that are...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed December 2, 2018

After thoroughly enjoying a Thanksgiving luncheon, we decided to invite some friends to join us for their 1850's Christmas programme entitled "Dickens' Dinner" held in the Village Cafe. The 50 diners sat in communal 8 settings per table and were served an incredible Roast Goose...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Chris H
PioneerVillage, Interpretation Coordinator at Fanshawe Pioneer Village, responded to this reviewResponded December 7, 2018

Hello Chris, We are so thrilled that you enjoyed Thanksgiving and Dickens' Dinner! We love that these village traditions have made their way into our visitors' traditions as well :) We will pass along your praise to Bob, our Manager of Visitor Services, who certainly...More

Reviewed November 16, 2018

Other than the Santa Hats on the choir, this was a very well done event. Period costumes, well informed staff, excellent setting and lights pointing the way. me and the two teenage boys had a very good time tonight.More

Date of experience: November 2018
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PioneerVillage, Interpretation Coordinator at Fanshawe Pioneer Village, responded to this reviewResponded December 7, 2018

Hi Anetintime! We are so glad you enjoyed your time at The Christmas Truce of 1914-- this was our first time running the event and are thrilled that people had a good time. We cannot thank our community partners enough for their help, we certainly...More

Reviewed November 5, 2018 via mobile

This will bring you back in time friendly service and people.....need a history lesson this is the place

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Jet04112798423
PioneerVillage, Interpretation Coordinator at Fanshawe Pioneer Village, responded to this reviewResponded November 8, 2018

Hi Jet, thank you for spending time with us! Be sure to join us again next year as we celebrate our 60th anniversary!

Reviewed August 27, 2018

A very nice place to visit for an outing with kids of any age. Self guided tour. Very detailed information for each structure. Interpreters on hand to answer any questions. Well laid out with a detailed map. Some animals on site. We had fun watching...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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PioneerVillage, Interpretation Coordinator at Fanshawe Pioneer Village, responded to this reviewResponded September 7, 2018

Hi Amanda, The groundhogs certainly are entertaining! Especially the younger ones! Our Interpreters love chatting with folks so the more questions the better! Did you know, our map was hand drawn and has been edited by different members of staff over the years to make...More

Reviewed August 19, 2018

good for families, friends, historic, loved this place. houses are old & tell a story, there are people in most of the buildings do things that the did in pioneer days and answer your questions. Can go right into most of the houses buildings. People...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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PioneerVillage, Interpretation Coordinator at Fanshawe Pioneer Village, responded to this reviewResponded September 7, 2018

Hi World! We love sharing the stories of our buildings and the families that lived there. We are so glad you enjoyed yourself.

Reviewed August 12, 2018

It was a last minute decision to go and we were not disappointed. The volunteers are a great source of knowledge and work so hard to make it a good experience.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Olive R
PioneerVillage, Interpretation Coordinator at Fanshawe Pioneer Village, responded to this reviewResponded August 17, 2018

Hi Olive, We are so glad you were able to fit us into your plans! Our volunteers certainly are a knowledgable bunch and we couldn't do what we do without them.

Reviewed July 27, 2018 via mobile

Nice open air museum giving a nice impression on early life in Ontario. Loved the groundhogs, good food in the restaurant

Date of experience: July 2018
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PioneerVillage, Interpretation Coordinator at Fanshawe Pioneer Village, responded to this reviewResponded August 8, 2018

Hi Rein_Rein, We are glad you enjoyed your lunch! We so enjoy having people spend the day with us. P.S. We love the groundhogs too!

Reviewed July 22, 2018

While staying in London, I had the opportunity to take several walks through Victoria Park. It's a beautifully maintained park and a great little oasis within the middle of the busy city. Shaded with beautiful old trees, and pathways leading to various areas, I really...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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PioneerVillage, Interpretation Coordinator at Fanshawe Pioneer Village, responded to this reviewResponded August 8, 2018

Hi pmschof, We are glad you enjoyed Victoria Park downtown. Next time you are in London be sure to visit our Victoria Park as well!

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clarisselamarche
October 16, 2017|
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Response from PioneerVillage | Property representative |
We are working to make the lower floors of buildings physically accessible. Most buildings lower floors are accessible, but there are a couple buildings where this is still being worked on. Visitors can also access the... More
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GerardV1095
October 1, 2017|
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Hi all, for future users: we are open Tuesday-Sunday and Holiday Mondays, 10 a.m. - 4:30p.m.
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Jane T
July 25, 2016|
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Hi Jane T, thank you for your question. Fanshawe Pioneer Village will be on winter shut down during that time, but we will re-open in January. Thank you! Marianne Marketing Coordinator
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