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Arthur Child Heritage Museum

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125 Water St, Gananoque, Ontario K7G 3E3, Canada
+1 613-382-2535
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Mostly all about boating

We discovered this lovely museum, dedicated especially about boating. We had half an hour before... read more

Reviewed 8 September 2017
Robby G C
Toronto, Canada
Lovely Museum

What a lovely little museum on the shores of the St. Lawrence. The staff are very friendly... read more

Reviewed 4 August 2017
East End, Grand Cayman
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125 Water St, Gananoque, Ontario K7G 3E3, Canada
+1 613-382-2535
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Reviewed 8 September 2017

We discovered this lovely museum, dedicated especially about boating. We had half an hour before taking a tour with the boat, so we explored this museum and asked the clerk if we could come back to finish the tour. That was OK. In fact, we...More

Thank Robby G C
Reviewed 4 August 2017

What a lovely little museum on the shores of the St. Lawrence. The staff are very friendly, helpful and knowledgeable. Take time to feed the reptiles while you are there!

Thank CayRoo
Reviewed 25 July 2017

This is a really great little museum to visit - it's a beautiful museum - easy to walk thru and covers all sorts of interesting aspects of the area.- pay what you want and has a 30 minute video on Boldt Castle. It's right on...More

Thank Sara B
Reviewed 6 June 2017 via mobile

I had the most enjoyable time meeting Maggie who works in the gift shop at the museum. She helped me by describing all the beautiful items in the museum shop. The gift shop has some crafts from local artisans as well as First Nations small...More

Thank laineeee
Reviewed 27 September 2016

Entry by donation. Small display. Friendly workers. Not an elaborate display. Unfortunately not the historical type of museum we were looking for.

Thank Rob1282
Reviewed 19 September 2016

The price is based on your desire to make a donation. Interesting summary of many items. Upstairs, there is a wonderful video on Boldt Castle and how it had come into creation, fallen into massive disrepair and current status of renovation. For us, it was...More

1  Thank Bruce C
Reviewed 16 September 2016

If you like seeing things from the past you will enjoy yourself . the model boats are great & every thing is so neat to see. And the staff there are the best.

1  Thank Wayne D
Reviewed 2 September 2016

Take pics of the 3 boats that were hand-crafted & read the plaques on the walls- take your time very relaxing

1  Thank dave c
Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

The museum is located right by the river in Gananoque. We went there not knowing anything about the museum and not really expecting much. My husband and I were both pleasantly surprised with what we found there. My personal favorite was the wheelhouse in the...More

1  Thank Pat F
Reviewed 20 August 2016

You can wander at your own pace, see old uniforms, see reconstructions of the long houses of the original people, birds and animals, as well as maps and photos. Don't miss the beautiful Victorian miniature house. Take the time to see the movie about Bolt...More

Thank ellencnewman
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