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Carleton Place and Beckwith Heritage Museum

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Walking tours in Carleton Place

I have been on many of these events, and have enjoyed them all. They are fun and informative, with... read more

Reviewed July 16, 2017
Sue R
Walking Tour that the museum hosted on Lake Road West

Lasting about 1.5 hours, the tour was pleasant and informative. I have been on some of their other... read more

Reviewed July 15, 2017
John R
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16 Jul 2017
“Walking tours in Carleton Place”
15 Jul 2017
“Walking Tour that the museum hosted on Lake Road West”
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The Carleton Place and Beckwith Heritage Museum is located in a heritage designated stone building. Built in 1872 as the Town Hall, it was converted to Victoria School in 1879. It served as a public school until 1969. Murals on the building tell its...more
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267 Edmund St, Carleton Place, Ontario K7C 3E8, Canada
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Reviewed July 16, 2017

I have been on many of these events, and have enjoyed them all. They are fun and informative, with little surprises included along the way.

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank Sue R
Reviewed July 15, 2017

Lasting about 1.5 hours, the tour was pleasant and informative. I have been on some of their other walking tours and have enjoyed them all.

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank John R
Reviewed July 10, 2017

Even the building has an interesting history, as a lockup, a jail and later as a school. Murals painted on the back of the building by local artists reveal a little of the colourful history of both the town of Carleton Place and the building...More

Date of experience: August 2016
1  Thank Carol S
Reviewed May 13, 2017

Hubby and I were doing some genealogy research in Carleton Place last week and decided to visit the Carleton Place and Beckwith Heritage Museum. What a great spot! The displays change on a periodic basis and by the time you've strolled through their two rooms...More

Date of experience: May 2017
1  Thank Janet1016
Reviewed March 30, 2017

This small museum is amazing. It offers a wealth of information and local history to anyone visiting. If you're new to the area or a long time resident it is well worth a visit.

Date of experience: August 2016
1  Thank cordebo
Reviewed October 9, 2016

Situated in a lovely old historic building in Carleton Place this museum is well worth a visit.It's a great chance to become more familiar with the history of this area. Wonderful artifacts done up in really interesting and clever displays give you a real sense...More

Date of experience: September 2016
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Reviewed August 31, 2016

Great building, some renovations going on but do not really interfere, lots of history and some good stories by the core of volunteers who seem to really enjoy what they do. Try the laberinth and before you know you have spent a few enjoyable hours....More

Date of experience: July 2016
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Reviewed July 25, 2016

This building was originally the first village hall in 1800 it will offer you some of the history of the settlement. Of carleton place the old limestone construction is very architectural and too see it will shurley let you imagine.how the workmanship has long been...More

Date of experience: June 2016
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Reviewed July 20, 2015

lots of small shops within walking distance, swimming, boat races lots to see. There wasn't anything I disliked sorry.

Date of experience: July 2015
Thank 171kathy
Reviewed May 26, 2015

A great place for kids and adults to learn about the history and settlement of this region. From the Aboriginal Peoples to the first settlement and later development they cover almost 200 years of the history of the region. Great for a couple of hours...More

Date of experience: August 2014
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