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Port Dover Harbour Museum

44 Harbour St, Port Dover, Ontario N0A 1N0, Canada
+1 519-583-2660
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Learn about local history

We visited here to learn about the history of the area particularly the fishing industry. I... read more

Reviewed yesterday
travellerjim2015
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Flesherton, Canada
Not only for history buffs!

An awesome museum, featuring plenty of interesting exhibits on the history of Port Dover and Lake... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Canadian_Guy1000
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Toronto, Canada
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44 Harbour St, Port Dover, Ontario N0A 1N0, Canada
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Reviewed yesterday

We visited here to learn about the history of the area particularly the fishing industry. I particularly enjoyed it since there were references to people and event that I remember when we vacationed here as a child. The staff was very helpful and made accommodations...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

An awesome museum, featuring plenty of interesting exhibits on the history of Port Dover and Lake Erie. I was especially fascinated by the history of shipwrecks which dot the shores of Lake Erie. The time-lapse movie on freighters traversing the Great Lakes was intriguing. The...More

Thank Canadian_Guy1000
Reviewed 26 May 2017

Plenty of interesting exhibits on the local history, commercial fishing and Lake Erie’s shipwrecks. A lot of authentic artifacts.

Thank Pike53
Reviewed 18 May 2017

We went to the Museum last summer and it has a wonderful display of nautical items. Divers outfits and lots of maps showing where various ship wrecks are in Lake Erie. It was very informative and they had speakers giving lectures about various subjects regarding...More

Thank Joanne R
Reviewed 13 October 2016

My first visit and was impressed with everything that was to see re boats, fishing and the lakes. No cost was attached to this venue and the young lady at the desk was very polite

Thank Brian A
Reviewed 24 August 2016

We visited the museum two years ago and found it very interesting and quite fascinating from the perspective of the history of the Port of Dover as one of the main fishing ports on the Great Lakes. The history of the fishermen and the industries...More

Thank Darrell H
Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

Spent a couple days wandering around the Lake Erie coastline in Ontario. Port Dover was a favorite stop! Stopped by the tourist center to pick up information on the area. The gal there recommended stopping by the free museum (donations appreciated). It was a crowded...More

Thank boontongirl59
Reviewed 4 July 2016

The museum was nice and cool on a hot day, you pay what you can and it is a self guided tour, we found a few interesting stories of the harbour,

Thank Laurie C
Reviewed 4 July 2016 via mobile

After walking around the little town we had a nice visit at the museum. Enjoyed looking at the artifacts and learning some history, took some pictures while playing with the ship equipment.

Thank Roberto B
Reviewed 28 June 2016

If and when you are in Port Dover you must pay a visit to the Harbour Museum. It is very well done - interesting and informative. Lots of facts about Port Dover's past.

Thank Phil G
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