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Muskoka Lakes Museum

Joseph Street | P0b 1j0, Port Carling, Muskoka Lakes, Ontario, Canada
+1 705-765-5367
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Gem in Port Carling

We visited this museum while vacationing in the area and were surprised at the calibre of it. It is... read more

Reviewed 2 October 2017
travelsleuth99
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Toronto
via mobile
History buffs.. Do not miss this...

Great collection of "woodies' along with many historical artifacts. The docents are very well... read more

Reviewed 18 September 2017
Helmut A
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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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“log cabin” (4 reviews)
“all sorts” (2 reviews)
“island park” (2 reviews)
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Joseph Street | P0b 1j0, Port Carling, Muskoka Lakes, Ontario, Canada
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Reviewed October 2, 2017 via mobile

We visited this museum while vacationing in the area and were surprised at the calibre of it. It is in a very picturesque location as well. Great place to learn about the history of Muskoka and some of the many resorts. It is informative and...More

1  Thank travelsleuth99
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Reviewed September 18, 2017

Great collection of "woodies' along with many historical artifacts. The docents are very well versed and have a passion that is contagious. Definitely worth a stop.

Thank Helmut A
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Reviewed July 10, 2017

20 years ago , as I made my way through the locks at Port Carling in my cedar strip boat. I took a stroll through the little island park. The full breezy trees cast welcome shade as I walked and gave coolness to the many...More

3  Thank pochollyrobertson
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Reviewed November 22, 2016

This place is just excellent. The curator is very knowledgable and there are lots of authentic items to see. Wonderful to have this resource right in our neighbourhood for residents and tourists alike.

Thank Catharine28
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Reviewed October 11, 2016

We travel a lot and visit little museums all over Ontario and Canada. This museum surpasses them all! Nice collection of historical artifacts, great shows on doll-making, butter churning and apple cider making during Thanksgiving weekend. Highly recommend! 5 star!

Thank bellerivercadeau
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Reviewed July 18, 2016

We came to see and walk the area. Museum is located just in the heart of Port Carling. Entrance fees are $2.50 The museum is small, but it has a lot of old technologies and items people where using before the age of technology. We...More

Thank MaryClarck
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Reviewed July 11, 2016

My husband and I were drawn to the museum when we saw the log cabin from a distance. Set in a beautiful park and a gorgeous area, we decided to head on in as those who worked there were quite friendly and since we had...More

Thank Sarah H
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Reviewed April 27, 2016

It is small but worth visiting when in Port Carling. If it were twice as big it would be considered a worthwhile visit, but even so - - if it were free, it would be a fun stop. Plan to spend 30 to 40 minutes...More

Thank betandbill
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Reviewed January 23, 2016

This unique museum set in such a picturesque location is most deserving of a visit. Every year there are new exhibits or themes to discover, with an emphasis on Muskoka. I particularly look forward to the summer lecture series with topics ranging from antique dolls...More

Thank Martha H
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Reviewed January 14, 2016

I visit this museum regularly and I love everything it has to offer including the summer lectures. Which by the way are very interesting. Love the new lighting. The artifacts really stand out now. Picnic on the island and then go through the museum. Great...More

Thank Joy D
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