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Address: Water Street & Centre Street, Prescott, Ontario, Canada
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This is a small museum housed in an historical building formerly used by those who transferred goods from Bateau arriving from Montreal to larger ships going up river and to the... read more

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 8 August 2016
Dennis B
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Ottawa, ON
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

The Forwarders' Museum, located in the heart of historical downtown Prescott, is the perfect place to search out local tourist hotspots and information about the surrounding area. Some gift items and postcards are available during the tourist season. Close to the newly opened park by the waterfront, just a slight walk away from the waterfront. Next to the many shops... More 

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Ottawa, ON
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2016

This is a small museum housed in an historical building formerly used by those who transferred goods from Bateau arriving from Montreal to larger ships going up river and to the Great Lakes. The building also houses the town tourist information office. There are many items that reflect life of the late 18th and 19th century. The museum is free... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2015 via mobile

This little museum is a historical gem in terms of the history of the St. Lawrence River and the Town of Prescott. There are many artifacts on display in this small but well kept museum.

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Prescott, Canada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2014

A small yet interesting little museum dedicated to the significant nautical history of the area. Forwarders still abound in the area though most now use trucks yet the history of the town's waterfront is well represented in this quaint little building.

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