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Olde Gaol Museum

50 Victoria Ave N | K9V 4G3, Lindsay, Kawartha Lakes, Ontario K9V 4G3, Canada
+1 705-324-3404
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Great for history

There are lots to see. WW1 exhibits we're excellent. The tour of the jail and commentary was... read more

Reviewed 9 August 2017
Dave N
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Lindsay, Canada
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Our visit

Was a great place to visit. We had our own guides Cain and Jillian. They were Extremely informative... read more

Reviewed 15 July 2017
Shelly H
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London
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Check the museum's website for hours and details regarding statutory holidays.Please note that the last tour of the day leaves reception approximately one hour before closing.
  • Excellent46%
  • Very good44%
  • Average5%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible5%
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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50 Victoria Ave N | K9V 4G3, Lindsay, Kawartha Lakes, Ontario K9V 4G3, Canada
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Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

There are lots to see. WW1 exhibits we're excellent. The tour of the jail and commentary was enlightening. The little jail cells which kept prisoners is something to see.

Thank Dave N
The Olde G, Museum Operations Supervisor at Olde Gaol Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 11 August 2017

Thank you for taking the time to review our museum. We're pleased that you enjoyed your visit!

Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

Was a great place to visit. We had our own guides Cain and Jillian. They were Extremely informative and did a wonderful job.

Thank Shelly H
The Olde G, Operations Supervisor at Olde Gaol Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 18 July 2017

Thanks for taking the time to rate your visit. The Museum staff is delighted that you enjoyed your time with us.

Reviewed 18 March 2017

This museum is very special because there are no others like it in Lindsay. And it also takes in surrounding areas. Neil Young display was a trip down memory lane. The museum has a lot of information and the structure itself with the cells and...More

Thank kathy a
The Olde G, Museum Operations Supervisor at Olde Gaol Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 30 March 2017

Thanks Kathy, we're glad you enjoyed your visit. We think this building is special too.

Reviewed 19 December 2016 via mobile

My son and I heard about the world war 1 exhibit at the old jail. They had many interesting artifacts but the exhibit itself was relatively small and compromised one small section of the jail. The artifacts and we'll as mostly all of the exhibits...More

1  Thank Pam D
The Olde G, Public Relations Manager at Olde Gaol Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 February 2017

Your recommendation means a lot to the staff and volunteers. Thank you for taking the time to write a view.

Reviewed 17 November 2016

brings you back in time to a people who lived died bringing with them all there life experiences how they lived there days way back when

1  Thank John W
The Olde G, Operations Supervisor at Olde Gaol Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 December 2016

We're so pleased you enjoyed your visit!

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Reviewed 4 April 2016 via mobile

This museum is in the old jail. The entrance fee is only $5 per person. It definitely has a lot of artifacts. It looks like they are working on new displays as well. Some of the jail cells were so tiny that they only fit...More

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The Olde G, Communications Assistant at Olde Gaol Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 6 April 2016

We're pleased you enjoyed your recent visit to the museum. We are indeed working on new displays for the summer season and hope you will have a chance to visit again.

Reviewed 16 March 2016

Enjoyed my tour provided by museum staff. Very friendly and knowledgeable. A lot more to the history of Lindsay than I expected. Will definitely return.

Thank Stan W
The Olde G, Communications Assistant at Olde Gaol Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 17 March 2016

Thank you for taking the time to review The Olde Gaol Museum. New exhibits are always being planned to encourage repeat visits. We look forward to seeing you again.

Reviewed 15 March 2016

It is nice that we have a place to go and learned about Lindsay and the staff is very friendly and out going and knows what they are talking about this passed summer they did a nice presentation on world war oneMore

1  Thank red1444
The Olde G, Communications Assistant at Olde Gaol Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 17 March 2016

Thank for taking the time to review The Olde Gaol Museum. We're always glad to hear that the staff has been well received by the public. Watch the museum's website for information on an upcoming event "Where Duty Leads: Waving off the 109th" for May...More

Reviewed 9 February 2016

I would love to be able to visit, however we cannot figure out when it's open. Even when I have visited the website to see the hours/days we have turned up only to find the doors locked.

7  Thank MrsWOnt2
Reviewed 15 December 2015

My daughter suggested that she wanted to go through and see what's all in there. Well one rainy day came and off we went, It was an interesting tour and a lot of neat information about who did what and some of the "where" as...More

Thank Shaunna F
The Olde G, Communications Assistant at Olde Gaol Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 17 December 2015

Thanks Shaunna F.! The Olde Gaol Museum is glad to hear that you and your daughter enjoyed your visit.

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