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Redpath Sugar Museum

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95 Queens Quay E, Toronto, Ontario M5E 1A3, Canada
+1 416-366-3561
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Hours Today: 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m., 1:00 p.m. - 3:30 a.m.
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95 Queens Quay E, Toronto, Ontario M5E 1A3, Canada
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Reviewed October 4, 2017

We travel to Toronto for a day of sight seeing and visiting friends once or twice a year. This year our friends had booked a tour of the Redpath Sugar Museum ahead of time, and had also called 10 minutes prior to our arrival at...More

1  Thank debit7
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Reviewed September 11, 2017

I called ahead to find out when the museum curator would be available today (Monday, Sept 11). I called at 1 and he said that he would be there until 3 and as an individual tour, we wouldn't need to book an appointment. We arrived...More

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Reviewed April 20, 2017

Can't go wrong moseying on over here and spending an hour checking it out. It's free, so you get what you pay for at the absolute minimum, but actually you get a lot more than that. It's a well-organized little museum full of history of...More

1  Thank Alex C
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Reviewed October 18, 2016 via mobile

Small it may be, this is an excellent educational museum that traces the life of Redpath and his history of the sugar industry in Montreal and later here in Toronto. There are some interesting exhibits including a letter in reply to Redpaths proposal, written over...More

2  Thank HotEarth
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Reviewed September 16, 2016

The last week or so the media has not been kind to the sugar industry as it alleges that they manipulated people in believing that sugar was good for your diet. This industry blamed other food and not sugar to cause weight problems, etc. The...More

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Reviewed July 25, 2016

I was in Toronto for a few days and read about this Museum and so just dropped by hoping the Curator would be free and we could go round. It was and the Curator Richard Feltoe gave me and my Cousin a very informative and...More

1  Thank silmc3
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Reviewed July 21, 2016 via mobile

The security guard was quite friendly. The curator is knowledgeable and has an incredible sense of humour when he explained how the factory works and the historical development of sugar. This museum also happens to have quite a few information about the history of Canada...More

Thank Frulingleaf
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Reviewed May 11, 2016

I had my Grade 7-9 class in here. This place is interesting. Please don't go through without a tour guide though! That adds so much more. He told us stories, gave us hands on experience, explained the sugar making process very well, gladly answered our...More

Thank Lorna M
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Reviewed February 13, 2016 via mobile

The museum is actually part of a sugar manufacturing plant. The fact is, you cannot tell if there is a curator or the security guard was the curator. People there was rude and aggressive. No matter what you ask, the entrance guard always ask you...More

2  Thank Heng X
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Reviewed September 16, 2015

Very interesting visit with a fantastic curator/historian full of great info and help. fascinating insight into the past and present production of sugar. A much underrated attraction!!!! A short walk from the waterfront,

1  Thank graybird
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