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Black Creek Pioneer Village

1000 Murray Ross Pky | (at Jane St.), Toronto, Ontario M3J 2P3, Canada
+1 416-736-1733
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Christmas by Lamplight

I like Black Creek Pioneer Village but felt that it was very pricey for what we got. The dinner was... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Kathryn K
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Aurora, Canada
Great Place for Kids and History Buffs

A wonderful escape from the city. A real step back in time. Activities for children in the summer... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
PinkSparkleSugar
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Toronto, Canada
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With its 35 restored buildings from the 1860s, this village recreates Victorian-era pioneer life for visitors. Open Seasonally. Last day of operation for 2017 is December 23, 2017.
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  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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1000 Murray Ross Pky | (at Jane St.), Toronto, Ontario M3J 2P3, Canada
North York
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Reviewed 3 days ago

I like Black Creek Pioneer Village but felt that it was very pricey for what we got. The dinner was okay and the different houses had minor entertainment. I recognize that many of these people are volunteers and don't want to discourage them. But I...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A wonderful escape from the city. A real step back in time. Activities for children in the summer. Great quilt show in August. Great beer sold from their brewery. Lots of special events, like Halloween Hootenany - check out their great haunted shed. They really...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Each house shows how butter was made, spinning wheels and ceramics with hosts all in historical dress. Samples are given out and how to make them. Hi he church is wonderful.

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Reviewed 7 January 2018

It’s near York University. Now TTC operates the station to the place, just take Line 1 (Yonge-University) to Pioneer Village Station. There’s a student discount, 12 CAD. You can see lots of historical architectures in the 19th century. People also dressed in traditional clothes and...More

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BlackCreekPioneer, Front Office Staff at Black Creek Pioneer Village, responded to this reviewResponded 16 January 2018

Thank you for you review of Black Creek Pioneer Village! We are so glad you got to learn so much about Christmas traditions on your visit during our Family Christmas Weekends and thank you for your recommendation! We hope you are able to visit us...More

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Reviewed 31 December 2017 via mobile

This historic village is closed in the winter but opens up again for couple of weeks during Christmas time. Do check website for schedule of events and opening hours. I highly recommend Christmas by Lamplight event - it costs more but you will experience the...More

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BlackCreekPioneer, Front Office Staff at Black Creek Pioneer Village, responded to this reviewResponded 16 January 2018

Hello and thank you for your kind review of our Christmas by Lamplight program at Black Creek! We are so glad you got to experience the magic of historic Christmas at the event. We hope you are able to come again next year!

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Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

An interactive museum offering loads of insight into the way of living of early European settlers in N America. Highly recommended!

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BlackCreekPioneer, Front Office Staff at Black Creek Pioneer Village, responded to this reviewResponded 11 January 2018

Thank you so much for your review and recommendation of the Village! We are glad you enjoyed your visit!

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Reviewed 11 December 2017

A little out of the way, this is still a very worthwhile attraction to visit in Toronto: an afternoon simply drifts by in all the outdoor space, fun and history that this place has to offer! Great for photographers, historians and fresh air enthusiasts!More

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BlackCreekPioneer, Front Office Staff at Black Creek Pioneer Village, responded to this reviewResponded 13 December 2017

Thank you for sharing your review of your visit to the Village! We agree - it is a great place for all those listed! We are glad you were able to enjoy your visit, and to note, the Pioneer Village subway opens December 17th, making...More

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Reviewed 5 December 2017

We went to Black Creek Pioneer Village for the Christmas Dinner on December 3, thinking that it would be full of Christmas spirit. We thought there would be costumed carollers strolling along the paths. We thought there would be characters in each building telling us...More

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BlackCreekPioneer, Front Office Manager at Black Creek Pioneer Village, responded to this reviewResponded 13 December 2017

Hello and thank you for sharing your review. We are sorry that you had an unpleasant experience at the Village but want to thank you for passing on your comments as we use all feedback when planning future programming. During our Family Christmas Weekends, we...More

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Reviewed 4 December 2017

Great time for all ages, kids, parents, grandparents with exhibits and activity interesting for all ages. Get animals, history, architecture and culture all in one as you prefer. Staff were engaging and excellent, switching information between young and old audiences as appropriate. All sites are...More

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BlackCreekPioneer, Front Office Staff at Black Creek Pioneer Village, responded to this reviewResponded 13 December 2017

Thank you for your review of Black Creek! We are so glad everyone in your multi-generational family enjoyed your outing to the Village! We strive to be a place people of all ages can enjoy and are glad you got to take full advantage. we...More

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Reviewed 26 November 2017

If you love Christmas, the old-fashioned Christmas program is a must! You get to learn a lot about the ancient traditions through the staff’ skilled storytelling and acting. I was specially amazed by the “Trim the tree” presentation delivered by Ansley Newline. It was super...More

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BlackCreekPioneer, Front Office Staff at Black Creek Pioneer Village, responded to this reviewResponded 13 December 2017

Thank you so much for your review of Black Creek! We are so glad you were able to enjoy the wide array of all of the Christmas Activities for our Family Christmas Weekends! We have noted the chestnut supply however so thank you for letting...More

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Maria F
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Response from Nurit M | Reviewed this property |
they have a nice coffee shop and a gift shop
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Amanpreet K
6 July 2017|
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Response from Norma M | Reviewed this property |
I would get there as early as you can for opening time. It does get crowded in the summer. And honestly, everyone is different. We usually spend around 4-5 hours there. We take a picnic, take our time in the buildings, etc... More
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Dianne M
27 March 2017|
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Response from BlackCreekPioneer | Property representative |
Thank you Dianne for your question, and Serena for your response. It is true that our costumed interpreters work/ volunteer at the Village but do not live on site. During our annual "Battle of Black Creek" special event, a... More
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