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A nice place to visit once!

This was a good place by the lake to check out! Kids enjoyed it! They learned some Oshawa history... read more

Reviewed 20 August 2018
Mary G
Oshawa, Canada
Great place to visit and go back in time!

Located at Lakeview Park which is gorgeous! Three buildings/museums at the one location. Very... read more

Reviewed 9 August 2017
Passionate V
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19 Aug 2018
“A nice place to visit once!”
8 Aug 2017
“Great place to visit and go back in time!”
For over 60 years, the Oshawa Museum (OM) has celebrated our City’s history with engaging events, inspiring exhibits, and an immense collection of archival materials. Nestled on the shores of Lake Ontario in beautiful Lakeview Park, the OM tells the...more
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1450 Simcoe St S | Lakeview Park, Oshawa, Ontario L1H 8S8, Canada
+1 905-436-7624
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Reviewed 20 August 2018

This was a good place by the lake to check out! Kids enjoyed it! They learned some Oshawa history and well without places like this people have no clue about how things where way back when!

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Mary G
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Located at Lakeview Park which is gorgeous! Three buildings/museums at the one location. Very handy! The Oshawa Historical Society work VERY hard to keep this museum(s) alive and always have great events! A MUST see! And memberships are always welcome!

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Passionate V
Reviewed 10 August 2016

If you want your 21st century child to see how people lived before houses had indoor plumbing, their own rooms and a time when children were seen and not heard - this is a worth while adventure! The tour is by donation or, if you...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Lori W
Reviewed 11 May 2016

Attended the mothers day tea this year. Evocative of a typical English cream tea. Served by volunteers in historical dress who were entertaining and knowledgeable. We were given a tour of the three historical homes on the site, Very interesting and most enjoyable.

Date of experience: May 2016
1  Thank Mily4
Reviewed 24 February 2016

The Oshawa Community Museum consists of several historical buildings on the site of Lakeview Park. Together they make a perfect day out for the family. Enjoy the park, grab some snacks at the concession stand, have a picnic, then enjoy the historical buildings and peruse...More

Date of experience: February 2016
1  Thank William E
Reviewed 21 October 2015

Hoping to learn more about Ontario history, we decided to check out the small but interesting Oshawa museum. We were not disappointed as we had a tour guide take us through 3 homes on their original foundations just metres from Lake Ontario. What a view!...More

Date of experience: October 2015
Thank George Patti W
Reviewed 13 September 2015 via mobile

We have had the pleasure of attending programs and tours at the Oshawa Community Museum many times. A few years back my Brownie pack enjoyed the Victorian Christmas and candle dipping program. My daughter had a Victorian Tea Party birthday party where the children dressed...More

Date of experience: April 2015
Thank disneyboundmom66
Reviewed 12 August 2015

This was a neat little tour with a taste of Oshawa's history. Not every room was available to see, however. Cost is by donation. Unlike at Parkwood Estates, you can take photos. There was an archaeological dig and colouring pages for kids.

Date of experience: June 2015
Thank katattack09
Reviewed 25 March 2015 via mobile

What can I say ? This is a wonderful place and well managed. Keeping it simple and accessible is what it's all about. Great place to take the kids on a day off.

Thank Oshawafarmer
Reviewed 9 December 2014

Went for the annual Lamplight Tour and had great fun. Volunteers and staff were in costume and members of the Civic Band added great holiday cheer. Lots to see and do and the cost is minimal. A great family outing any time of the year.

Date of experience: December 2014
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