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The SS Keewatin

Closed Now: 10:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Open today: 10:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
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Another amazing visit!!

Last visited 3 years ago and left it way too long.....Tours now have Bluetooth headphones so... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Dave H
Creemore, Canada
Great Guided Tour

Tour was outstanding. Extremely knowledgeable docents showed a true passion for the ship and its... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Jake J
Los Angeles, California, United States
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Open in 2018 from May 24 to October 8, every day. Take a step back in time. S.S. KEEWATIN is the world's last EDWARDIAN-ERA PASSENGER STEAMSHIP. Built in 1907, five years before TITANIC in Goven Scotland this 350 foot, 8 million pound treasure was...more
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
311 Talbot St, Port McNicoll, Ontario L0K 1R0, Canada
+1 855-533-9284
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Last visited 3 years ago and left it way too long.....Tours now have Bluetooth headphones so everyone can listen in at their required volume level....new to us was an expanded amazing model ship display one of which had to be 15 feet of meticulous work....The...More

Thank Dave H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Tour was outstanding. Extremely knowledgeable docents showed a true passion for the ship and its history as a Great Lakes steamer.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Whether you’re a ship buff or not, the Keewatin offerers a little bit of everything for everyone - elegantly designed and furnished rooms, staterooms laid out across the decades to show what travelling aboard her would have been like, and for those who enjoy the...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Although we live in the local area,this was our first trip to the Keewatin.The tour guide was the person responsible for the purchase and the return of the Keewatin to Port Mcnicoll.He had worked as a student waiter on the ship during the early 1960s.He...More

2  Thank mrchips232
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were in the Midland area for a break away from the GTA, and some local people suggested that we tour the S.S. Keewatin, and so we did. We were pleasantly surprised. Our tour guide (Avery) did an excellent job and was very enthusiastic about...More

1  Thank BMalt
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We recently made the drive up to Port McNicol and toured the Keewatin. What a great tour, and incredible insight back into the bygone era of Great Lakes steamship travel! The Keewatin is literally a time capsule capturing every decade and era of her 65...More

1  Thank brant585
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The tour was excellent. The boat was a good mix of elegant historical interiors and mechanical engine rooms. We took our kids 2&4 year. The 2 year old was not terribly interested but entertained well enough my walking around exploring. Overall it was great and...More

1  Thank Stouffvillelady
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This has to be the best kept secret in Ontario. Awesome day trip. Was blown away by the quality, the history and the people maintaining this Boat and what a Boat! Takes you back in time and when there you feel that the boat could...More

1  Thank pwohara
Reviewed August 8, 2018

We the grandparents of the Fab 5 took them on the ship tour today. My wife and I saw the ship over five years ago when it first arrived. I must say the organized tour was excellent and there has been many improvements. Good job...More

Thank JohnM5546
Reviewed August 7, 2018

We arrived just in time for a 1.5 hour tour. Had 2 grandchildren (10 and 11) with us. Our tour guide was one of the best I have ever had. The tour was amazing and well worth the trip to Port McNicoll

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July 24, 2018|
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Response from Tyler_Bos99 | Property representative |
Both answers cover your questions quite well. The most important information is the amount of stairs and the tour is an hour to 1 1/2 hours. If the walker has the ability to fold (to pass through the doorways), then there is... More
July 16, 2018|
Response from Tyler_Bos99 | Property representative |
No preferred footwear, however there is plenty of walking and some stairs. Something comfortable is best!
Ashley S
November 4, 2016|
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Response from Atillacan | Property representative |
Hello, Up until now we have only done weddings on KEEWATIN with receptions being held elsewhere. With our new construction and park facility we are planning to have receptions in a wedding tent, next to Keewatin that would... More