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Uncle Tom's Cabin

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29251 Uncle Tom's Rd, Dresden, Chatham-Kent, Ontario N0P 1M0, Canada
+1 519-683-2978
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Well worth a visit.

Excellent presentation film and background talk at start of tour, very interesting historical... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
warrior193
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London
Great visit after not seeing it for many years

It has been many years since we last visited Uncle Toms Cabin and museum. Our guide was relatively... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Oldie49
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Chatham, Canada
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29251 Uncle Tom's Rd, Dresden, Chatham-Kent, Ontario N0P 1M0, Canada
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Excellent presentation film and background talk at start of tour, very interesting historical museum and site. Highly recommended. Warrior193.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It has been many years since we last visited Uncle Toms Cabin and museum. Our guide was relatively new on the job, but did a great job with the background story and information on the tour. The whole place has been upgraded for accessibility and...More

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Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

I grew up in Chatham and have since moved West. Our kids, born in Saskatchewan, have not been exposed to this important part of Canadian history. It was important to me that we visit the site. Staff were friendly, knowledgeable, and giving of their time....More

2  Thank Heather G
Reviewed 30 August 2016

We enjoyed the film and the buildings that you could tour on the site. Was a little disappointed that we were not allowed the time to see the display set up in the film room. We were quickly ushered out to see the other buildings....More

2  Thank MarisaLovesSummer
Reviewed 23 August 2016

I had no idea of Ontario's connection to Uncle Tom's Cabin. Very well designed displays and exhibits. Not much is mentioned about this Museum and finding it was a pleasant surprise. There is a surprising amount of history to be learned here.

1  Thank The_Explorer_Beans
Reviewed 8 August 2016

Everybody knows the Uncle Tom's story from the childhood, but not many knows about the origins of it. Here, in Dresden you will find out everything - the history of American preacher who inspired the later book's character (Uncle Tom), artifacts from everyday life, and...More

1  Thank Kaja C
Reviewed 14 July 2016 via mobile

It was great to hear all the history about Josiah Henson and how he became known as "Uncle Tom". It was also great to see the church, and 2 houses on site from the era.

1  Thank a_davia1
Reviewed 13 July 2016 via mobile

The trip to Uncle Toms Cabin was so full of history and learning. One of my favourite things about these kinds of attractions is that it's fun and educational. The tour was well laid out, informative, and the souvenirs were reasonably priced. Such a friendly...More

1  Thank MissPrincessCass
Reviewed 8 June 2016 via mobile

What a great little museum! Docents are welcoming and the tour is interactive, with a lecture, a film and then you're sent on your way to explore! Awesome find.

1  Thank Amy C
Reviewed 25 May 2016

We were in the area visiting friends and just had to see Uncle Tom's Cabin. The museum was heart wrenching and a real eye opener. I learned a lot. The staff were warm and helpful, and even though the gift shop was under construction it...More

1  Thank equinequeen
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