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Arthur Child Heritage Museum

125 Water St, Gananoque, Ontario K7G 3E3, Canada
+1 613-382-2535
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Interesting history of town

We stopped here to beat the heat and were pleasantly surprised with the displays. Gave a good... read more

Reviewed 28 July 2016
chocolatelover62
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pittsburgh
Worth the visit

A must see place. The gift shop is good, the main displays are good, the Boldt Castle movie is... read more

Reviewed 9 July 2016
Dave C
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Ottawa, Canada
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125 Water St, Gananoque, Ontario K7G 3E3, Canada
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Reviewed 28 July 2016

We stopped here to beat the heat and were pleasantly surprised with the displays. Gave a good history of the town and a "movie" of Boldt Castle (that we watched before going there)

Thank chocolatelover62
Reviewed 9 July 2016

A must see place. The gift shop is good, the main displays are good, the Boldt Castle movie is great, and the new clothing history show is also well done.

Thank Dave C
Reviewed 5 July 2016

I was excited to see this house because it looked stunning from the outside and we happened upon it when we were in line for the Gananoque boat tours. Admittedly we did no research on it and it was a fluke find so we went...More

Thank GREENQUEEN08
Reviewed 5 July 2016

Had nice displays with interacting questionnaires/games. A most interesting 20 minutes video on 1000 Islands and Bolt Castle

Thank PAC168
Reviewed 22 June 2016

First time I have been back yo this place in years. It was a white elephant when it was built and seems to be about the same now. Only redeeming quality is that it is free for 2016 instead of the posted $5 admission fee....More

1  Thank Andy L
Reviewed 14 March 2016

So much to see and its in its off season. The staff is very friendly and welcoming. It is there off season but you don't feel unwelcome. They are always making changes to bring more interest to Gananoque. My grandchildren love the tower and the...More

Thank donlin2015
Reviewed 25 October 2015 via mobile

Interesting museum and well done for small museum which you can walk through in short time. Admission is by donation of your choosing. Very friendly museum staff. Nice that a bit of history is being kept alive.

Thank CL123123
Reviewed 12 October 2015

Planned to visit this museum while in the area and I am glad we did. Nice museum with a good amount of interesting exhibits to see. Will be about an hour to enjoy both floors but the location offers many other things to see and...More

Thank Sapphhira
Reviewed 14 September 2015

This is a very well-done small town museum with an impressive amount of information relating to the War of 1812, the early manufacturing history of Gananoque, and the local Thousand Island cottaging and fishing activities. They have a small gift shop with quality items.

Thank Rick R
Reviewed 13 September 2015

This is not a large museum, but a wide variety of exhibits cover the history of the 1000 Islands area rather well, with special emphasis on the golden age of the millionaires who built their massive "cottages" on the islands.

Thank MilwReader
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