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Museum of Ontario Archaeology

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Address: 1600 Attawandaron Road, London, Ontario, Canada
Phone Number: (519) 473-1360
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This could be a really wonderful museum. The collection they have is wonderful and interesting. But it is dated. It needs to be brought into this century. Everything was... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed November 29, 2015
BequiaNess
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London, Canada
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London, Canada
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15 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2015

Toured the grounds and learned much about the ways of our indigenous peoples. A must see for all Canadians, learn about Native history and culture..

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London, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2015

This could be a really wonderful museum. The collection they have is wonderful and interesting. But it is dated. It needs to be brought into this century. Everything was dusty, and the drawers all stuck. I understand they do some camps with kids as well as host various events which all sound amazing, but the exhibit itself needs some attention.... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2015

We love to visit museums, especially ones that tell of Canadian history. So, we were slightly disappointed by this museum's state of affairs. It doesn't look as though it's been properly maintained for some time. It had an air of neglect hang over it. What a shame!

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Thank Robert W
Ontario
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2015

We have been there several times. It is a few hours entertainment. There are some old traditional buildings on site and insite into the culture. I have difficulty pulling the kids from the souvenir store.

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London, Ontario,Canada
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23 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2015

A tribute to the Aboriginal population, which once existed along the Thames River. A must for those interested in exploring the culture of the first Canadians.

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Wilmot, Ontario
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

If you like a museum with a lot of hands-on interactive exhibits, this is not the place for you. The indoor exhibits are dry. The subject material is interesting, just not well presented. Fortunately we used our Cultural Access Passes for admission here. I would have been even more disappointed if we had payed for admission.

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Thank Elffriend
London
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

We visited the Museum of Ontario Archaeology during Doors Open London because our 4 year old daughter had expressed interest in visiting but I'd heard it was run down so I wanted to visit when it was free. The staff was friendly and we found the main museum building interesting but it wasn't very large and I would compare it... More 

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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3 attraction reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

I was very disappointed with my visit & would not recommend it to anyone. The exhibits inside the museum are terribly organized – laid out randomly without any thought. I wasn't drawn to really look at anything at all, which is disappointing because I think the exhibits *could* be interesting if they were arranged properly! The outdoor area was as... More 

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Mildmay, Canada
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014 via mobile

Boaring did not enjoy it at all would not recommend. I am glad we didn't waste gas just to come for it. Only reason we came is cause we were in the area

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Carleton Place, Canada
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2013

The whole museum and outdoor site felt very neglected and run down to us. Exhibits inside were dusty and tired looking. One of the longhouses outside was falling apart and had a "No entry Unsafe" sign on it. There were empty sign posts near the main longhouse, and the rest on the trail were all broken and rusty. The outdoor... More 

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