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Anyone wanting to know life in small town and how it is well displayed with artifacts of those times should visit this museum. Gives you a personal connection with the mixed ethnicity of its residents.
This museum’s board and staff have done a remarkable job....More
OK, so you're in Mattawa and wondering what to do. This is an absolute must. Be prepared, it's not huge nor is it a slick museum. Staff are super friendly and the collection is unique. We were there for a full 2 and half hours...More
Compared to the size of the town of Mattawa, the museum is huge. It has 3 floors with extensive offerings covering pioneer life, Anahero and Grey Owl, the first mayor of Haitan descent in Canada, Mr. Monestime, and other local people of note from the...More
We were here one week before the museum opened, but Mattawa does such a good job of putting its history in the open air, that it was still worth the visit. We paired it with checking out the statues spread throughout town, and came off...More
Firstly, if you like rocks you must go here just to check out the giant piece of Mica.
And even if you are not a rock nerd, this little museum does a great job showcasing many aspects of Mattawa. Definitely stop by if you are...More
What a gem! The museum could not be better! If you want to learn about the area, indigenous peoples, the Voyageurs, the railroad, logging, mining, local luminaries such as Dr. Monestine, Joe Mufferaw, Gilbert Parent, Grey Owl, carved statues, reasonably priced local crafts, local books,...More
We were pleasantly surprised by all the goodies and 3 floors in this museum! So interesting of the local history, the staff were friendly too and let us take our time. We even bought antique jewellery!
The phone number is 705-744- 5495. I think it is mostly enthusiastic volunteers so I am sure they will be happy to help. I would suggest both avanues of contact to ensure a result. The email is found as a result... More
The phone number is 705-744- 5495. I think it is mostly enthusiastic volunteers so I am sure they will be happy to help. I would suggest both avanues of contact to ensure a result. The email is found as a result of using keywords contact mattawa museum. It is about the 3rd or 4th result. I am not allowed to give it to you.
I hope this helps. It is charming