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Gore Bay Museum

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12 Dawson Street | P0p 1h0, Gore Bay, Ontario, Canada
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Lots of history here

The museum is about two blocks off the water, up the street from the LCBO store. It is housed in... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Marilyn W
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Marion, Ohio
Great place to explore Great Lakes shipping

Very interesting. Small and runs on donations. My husband and I really enjoyed it. Some interesting... read more

Reviewed 14 July 2017
laughingwoman6
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Sudbury, Canada
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4 weeks ago
“Lots of history here”
14 Jul 2017
“Great place to explore Great Lakes shipping”
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12 Dawson Street | P0p 1h0, Gore Bay, Ontario, Canada
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The museum is about two blocks off the water, up the street from the LCBO store. It is housed in the old jail which they stopped using about 1945. A few years later they opened the museum in the jail. There are all sorts of...More

1  Thank Marilyn W
Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

Very interesting. Small and runs on donations. My husband and I really enjoyed it. Some interesting old shipwrecks have been discovered and of course a small display on the Edmund Fitzgerald.

Thank laughingwoman6
Reviewed 13 July 2017

We were on our boat in the Gore Bay Marina due to high winds so meandered around this cute little town and came across the Gore Bay Museum. The price was VERY reasonable and thoroughly enjoyed both the art side of the museum as well...More

Thank Sheri T
Reviewed 12 June 2017

Having been advised to visit this museum by the information office un Little Current we discovered that it would not open until 18 June despite both on the website and printed leaflet stating it would be open. Not good enough.

Thank 19shirley43
Reviewed 22 August 2016

We spent about an hour in the Gore Bay Museum and appreciated a couple of the exhibits. Worthwhile distraction on a rainy day.

Thank leonardoAZ
Reviewed 26 June 2016

The museum is very nice and the staff are very informative and caring. A great place to see the work of local artists and the history of the Island. I especially appreciate the fiber arts displays that are there from time to time.

Thank tw0star
Reviewed 19 February 2016

Museum shows alot of area antiques and stories of local wrecks, is located in the old jail, the dinner table is etched with incarcerated people from way back took us about 2 hr to go through museum

Thank Mike S
Reviewed 3 October 2015

The Gore Bay museum has two locations in Gore Bay. The original museum is in the restored jail and has an art gallery attached to the museum that has ongoing activities and art from local artists. The second location is at the Harbour Centre on...More

Thank islandtraveller535
Reviewed 3 July 2015

I went with my brother and sister-in-law, I enjoyed the history of the area. Canada is a wonderful place to visit. The locals are extremely nice.

Thank Amy S
Reviewed 25 January 2015

Lots to see here and they have a good collection of old artifacts ,price was worth the admission, so take your time, lots to see.

Thank ReviewcriticSarniaOn
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