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Address: 270 Brock St, Peterborough, Ontario K9H 2P9, Canada
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An interesting find

Whilst staying with relatives we decided to visit Hutchinson House Museum. It is a wonderful example of how life evolved at the turn of the 19th century. All the artifacts are... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
KSBW48
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Norwich, United Kingdom
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Norwich, United Kingdom
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45 reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Whilst staying with relatives we decided to visit Hutchinson House Museum. It is a wonderful example of how life evolved at the turn of the 19th century. All the artifacts are genuine and are layed out room by room to show how the life of a doctor and his wife were I've. The web site is full of useful information... More 

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Bangor, United Kingdom
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286 reviews
167 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 September 2016

Wonderful attention to detail as to how the Canadians lived in Victorian Times. This is one of the oldest limestone houses still standing in Peterborough and its interior is beautifully staged as it was in the 1840's.

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Keene, Canada
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44 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2016

The Tea was delicious and so well presented.........fresh scones and jams..........the old world atmosphere added so much..definitely will return!

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HAVELOCK,ONTARIO
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37 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 July 2016

My daughter & granddaughter took me there for lunch for my birthday and it was delightful. It is a very informative tour and would highly recommend for people interested in the early years of settlement in Ontario. Very authentic furnishings and costumed guides just add to the ambience.

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Cambridge, Canada
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95 reviews
53 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 June 2016

The staff was really the best part they were so friendly and knowledgeable. The history of the house was really very neat and they had a lot of artifacts.The grounds themselves were very pretty as well with all the beautiful gardens outside.Overall it is a must see.

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Peterborough, Canada
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28 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 April 2016

Once a month Hutchison House puts on a meal. My husband booked this for us, but forgot to ask, (though he thought he had0, if the meal was gluten-free as I am allergic to gluten. Chicken pot pie and apple pie was on the menu. So we did not stay to eat though there was a wood fire going and... More 

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Colne, United Kingdom
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96 reviews
49 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 April 2016

Lots to look at in the Grounds around, ,where" setlers " arrived from Abroad, and built their log cabins shops and work plac,es See how they made there bread,and taste It "just made I might add " and the work shops, People Dressed in The age of the year Dress. I will go again, to see how they wove cloth... More 

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Peterborough, Canada
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71 reviews
36 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 February 2016

Well, it's no roller coaster, and the demographic does skew towards grey hair, so kinda' slow and low key, but a really nice historic home, all the old this and ancient that of bygone yesterdays... the volunteers and employees really do know their stuff... and the nice kids who volunteer to serve scones and tea on the patio are cute... More 

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Peterborough
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34 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 February 2016

Historical site is quite small & crampt yet very historically interesting. Parking is limited but it has a central location. I think a voluntary charge is accepted.

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Ottawa, Canada
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6 reviews
Reviewed 24 November 2015

Our grandchildren (11 yr/o boy and 13 y/o) girl were so enthralled with the museum and tea. School children served us. It was a hot day, but under the trees, it was "a breeze". I was so impressed with the knowledge exhibited and how the helpers (volunteers) kept our kids busy and active in learning.

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