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Discovery North Bay

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100 Ferguson St | P1B 1W8, North Bay, Ontario P1B 1W8, Canada
+1 705-476-2323
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Needs more ONR!

It's a good museum, especially if you can go on a discount day. My only complaint was that there... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
JWWandDBS
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Ottawa, Canada
Small, but what it does have is fun.

This is our only museum in town, but it is kind of fun too. Especially for kids, or for big kids... read more

Reviewed 2 November 2016
Bill D
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North Bay, Ontario, Canada
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  • Excellent22%
  • Very good34%
  • Average31%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible0%
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“model trains” (3 reviews)
“small museum” (2 reviews)
“candy” (2 reviews)
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100 Ferguson St | P1B 1W8, North Bay, Ontario P1B 1W8, Canada
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Reviewed 3 days ago

It's a good museum, especially if you can go on a discount day. My only complaint was that there wasn't enough on the ONR. We are an ONR town, you hear the work whistle all over Ferris and downtown at 4 pm. Jobs for decades....More

Thank JWWandDBS
Reviewed 2 November 2016

This is our only museum in town, but it is kind of fun too. Especially for kids, or for big kids like me. There is a shop where you can buy stuff from memorabilia, to candy to model trains etc. The museum itself is 2...More

Thank Bill D
Reviewed 21 September 2016

Nice little museum housed in the stately old railroad station of the past. Considering the importance of rail to this northern community, it is a good fit. Lots of railroad exhibitions that will be a hit with your children. Also for a limited time, an...More

Thank MVH1951
Reviewed 14 September 2016

This place is small, and although the theme of attractions change, not many items to view, wish it would have been more interesting

Thank Tabatha S
Reviewed 15 August 2016

It's a nice little museum. My boys love the overhead model trains and making the planes fly around. It's a good stop in and inexpensive.

Thank Halligan007
Reviewed 18 July 2016

We blew through this place on Saturday Morning on the way to the Farmer's Market. I think it would be a great place for kids or for Grandad's & grandkids as they have lots of Train stuff for those interested in model trains. They also...More

Thank Sarah S
Reviewed 5 February 2016

Educational, but lots of fun things to do here. Explore! My children were teenagers when we visited, and they enjoyed the interactive exibits. Well, so did my husband and me.

Thank Happike
Reviewed 2 January 2016

We always stop at Discovery North Bay in the summer. It is especially appealing to those whose hobbies include railroading.

Thank MexicoTraveller2005
Reviewed 10 December 2015

Its ok Store need to have more stuff . Really not that much related to North Bay. City need to get more people to downtown area. Not much more to say

1  Thank Larry L
Reviewed 19 October 2015

The museum is downtown near the waterfront and accessible by bus. There is a nominal fee to enter. The items are changed up from time to time. My only disappointment is that it's not bigger. You can use the under rail walkway to access Lake...More

Thank Susan0560
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