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Arnprior & District Museum

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35 Madawaska St | Under the clock tower at the corner of Madawaska and John Sts., Arnprior, Ontario K7S 1R6, Canada
+1 613-623-4902
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Lots of local history

Short one hour stop. 2 floors of stories and artifacts. Interesting history and old maps and... read more

Reviewed 4 September 2017
Dan M
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Calgary, Canada
Excellent, hidden gem

Free museum, plenty of free parking, a friendly reception and an interesting and well described... read more

Reviewed 13 August 2017
Richard S
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4 Sep 2017
“Lots of local history”
13 Aug 2017
“Excellent, hidden gem ”
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35 Madawaska St | Under the clock tower at the corner of Madawaska and John Sts., Arnprior, Ontario K7S 1R6, Canada
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Reviewed 4 September 2017

Short one hour stop. 2 floors of stories and artifacts. Interesting history and old maps and pictures. In the old post office building.

Thank Dan M
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

Free museum, plenty of free parking, a friendly reception and an interesting and well described collection, mainly focused on the log and lumber Era of the 19th century. Some unique pieces, like the tool to add spikes to log drivers boots, make this a good...More

1  Thank Richard S
Reviewed 20 July 2017

It maybe a little museum but it is a place to loose yourself in time. The displays are amazing and packed full of history. I spent 3 hours wandering through the displays and will be be a return guest. I recommend this site as a...More

Thank Gabriel S
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Lived here for 20 years and went in to the museum for the first time on a whim. Learned quite a few things that I did not know about Arnprior and it's neighbouring communities. The cost is (if I remember correctly) by donation, but positively...More

Thank TBS-Funtimes
Reviewed 1 July 2017 via mobile

A great place to bring the family. Learn about the town and about the surrounding area. Great lumber exhibits and world war 2 exhibits.

Thank Easy_eddy_85
Reviewed 14 November 2016

It';s an OK little town museum. Nothing to write home about. A few interesting facts, but it's not something I would regularly visit.

Thank salibal99
Reviewed 9 September 2016

Went on Canada Day, displays were bright, well laid out, informative and interesting. Some displays on second floor may not be accessible to those using wheelchairs

Thank Dawn H
Reviewed 23 November 2015

The museum is a wonderful piece of Ottawa Valley history from logging on the Ottawa River to the old railway station and many years in between. There are special displays throughout the year including All about Owls, Monarch butterflies and a wonderful Quilt display, recently...More

Thank FayTucker
Reviewed 10 September 2015

An excellent way to discover the history of the Arnprior area. The museum has a couple of floors of exhibits and more areas are being opened up. This is a much better than average local museum with innovative displays and some very interesting and unique...More

Thank Peter D
Reviewed 23 August 2015

I visited the Arnprior museum a few weeks ago, having been long curious to learn more about the town we had moved to, just a couple of years ago. The chronological detail was impressive, as were many of the displays. It would be nice to...More

Thank Marc B
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