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During our recent stay in Renfrew, Ontario, it was recommended that we visit the "swinging bridge... read more

Reviewed July 10, 2018
scottrI4161GI
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Cambridge, Canada
An Absolute MUST if you visit the Ottawa Valley

This beautiful old museum is chock full of historical artifacts and has one from my parents! The... read more

Reviewed September 7, 2017
Orla L
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LaGrange, Indiana
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Reviewed November 11, 2018

The museum has a nice historical spot in the town and is located centrally to be visible when visiting the town. Nice pictures of the museum can be taken from the swinging bridge. It is a nice spot to enjoy and spend some time with...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Chaitanya S
Reviewed July 10, 2018

During our recent stay in Renfrew, Ontario, it was recommended that we visit the "swinging bridge". Much to our surprise, this beautiful stone building was situated right beside the bridge. If you are into history , antiques and artifacts, this is a must see! The...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank scottrI4161GI
Reviewed September 7, 2017

This beautiful old museum is chock full of historical artifacts and has one from my parents! The Museum offers 3 floors of discovery and entertainment. With many exhibits including vintage toys, music in the valley, a march through time wedding dress display, a large military...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Orla L
Reviewed September 1, 2017

I took my granddaughter to see the Museum the first time, and then went back with her parents ...a few weeks later the other daughter came and I have 4 daughters so I am not done yet....lol....everyone enjoyed their experience! The staff is always helpful...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed July 3, 2017

We took in the opportunity to explore the old Mill, Museum and very glad we did. This little gem of a town has preserved so many long ago treasures, i.e., the old large Moffat and one other electric stoves that look just like the newer...More

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed October 1, 2016

There is a lot of Renfrew, Ontario's history and heritage there to see. The visit is free by donation.

Date of experience: September 2016
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Reviewed September 1, 2016

We happened upon this beautiful museum while looking for a picnic stop. Housed in a beautiful old mill, there are three packed floors of interesting local history, including early industrial pieces, items from early farmers, vintage clothing and many military-related items. Well worth a stop.

Date of experience: August 2016
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Reviewed December 10, 2015

This is one of those old fashioned hodge podge museums, literally a bit of everything. I loved the wedding dress collection upstairs and the player piano on the main floor.

Date of experience: September 2015
Thank SuePT
Reviewed August 15, 2015

lot of things to see and do. Brings back memories and the history of the town and area around Renfrew .A learning experience for all at a reasonable price

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank Ronald S
Reviewed August 3, 2015

Unbelievable amount of treasures in a small place. Staff are warm and knowledgeable and eager to share information. What a gem.

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank Linda G
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