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The Museum on Tower Hill

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17 George Street Box 337, Parry Sound, Ontario P2A 2X4, Canada
+1 705-746-5365
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Great view

I climbed the tower of 9 levels of 13 steps each. It is also on top of a hill close to downtown... read more

Reviewed 28 October 2017
Marina H
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Victoria, Canada
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A gem~

We were passing through & decided to check out the tower. It's a climb upto the top & you are... read more

Reviewed 2 October 2017
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We are located in Tower Hill Park at the base of Parry Sound's 96-foot Look-Out tower overlooking Beautiful Georgian Bay. The Museum features a changing calendar of exhibits in three galleries. Exhibits feature an extensive collection of local artifacts connected to the history of the Parry Sound District. Themes include Natural and Cultural history trapping, First Nations, nautical shipping, Logging, Agriculture and Contagion. Fine arts and special exhibits are offered throughout the year in our two temporary galleries. We offer family rates and special family events throughout the year. We have plenty of picnic tables and one of the best views in town, come spend the day with us.
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17 George Street Box 337, Parry Sound, Ontario P2A 2X4, Canada
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17 George Street Box 337, Parry Sound, Ontario P2A 2X4, Canada
+1 705-746-5365
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Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

I climbed the tower of 9 levels of 13 steps each. It is also on top of a hill close to downtown. The view was great. Lovely fall colors. Great free attraction.

Thank Marina H
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Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

We were passing through & decided to check out the tower. It's a climb upto the top & you are rewarded with a beautiful view! It's a quiet little gem tucked away & I highly recommend it for a pit stop & a rest. They...More

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Reviewed 22 September 2017

The museum is worth a visit, it is a quaint local museum. The tower on the other hand is the real attraction here, it is free to climb, has a couple of lookout levels and offers a great view. I suggest climbing it in all...More

Thank Bigrigging
Reviewed 20 September 2017 via mobile

We visited the museum and tower hill in our overnight stay in Parry Sound. The climb up the tower is doable and worth the energy spent. You are rewarded by a wonderful view of the surrounding area. Quite lovely. The museum is small but very...More

Thank BenteToronto
Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

My 6 year old daughter and I visited the exhibits and the top of the tower. It was a wonderful way to spend an afternoon. We enjoyed a picnic lunch with a fab view of Georgian bay as well!

Thank Sarah L
Reviewed 28 August 2017

It is very nice well maintained garden and the tower was very sturdy and safe. You can bring your pets as long as it is leashed. My family enjoyed our time there. We didn't went to the museum as we have to go somewhere else...More

Thank Stylemomof2
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

We like to stop at small museums when we travel to small towns to learn about the rich history. This was not a disappointment. Learned a little about the town of Nobel, and a lot of how Parry Sound came to be. Our boys really...More

Thank Dave A
Reviewed 21 July 2017

This little museum was unique. Small charge (5 dollars a head). Although is only has 2 galleries (truthfully I was expecting more), I was pleasantly surprised at the quality. The building itself looks old and run down but when entering thee main floor gallery I...More

1  Thank GREENQUEEN08
Reviewed 10 July 2017

If you want to get a ariel view of Parry sound without a fly over take the walk up the tower on tower hill 120 steps to the top great view of Georgian Bay and the town .The next day your leg muscles will know...More

Thank Emie
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Climb the stairs for a fantastic view, stop at any level. The tower is the highlight but the gardens and the museum also offer interesting stop.

1  Thank Richard W
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