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Ska-Nah-Doht Village and Museum

Address: 8348 Longwoods Road | Mount Brydges, London, Ontario N0L 1W0, Canada
Phone Number: 519-264-2420
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Ranked #14 of 30 Attractions in London
Type: Specialty Museums, Museums
Attraction details
Type: Specialty Museums, Museums
Sun - Sat 8:30 am - 5:30 pm
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21 reviews from our community

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English first
London, Canada
12 reviews 12 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

wonderful hands on learning experience and a good way to spend a beautiful day while educating yourself. Id reccomend this to everyone! Super cheap too, as well as an adorable gift shop with something to appeal to everyone and the money going to a good cause

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Toronto, Canada
Senior Contributor
45 reviews 45 reviews
30 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

..about indeginous culture. Nice longhouses ad the forest around it is really nice. we go down to the snake river in the valley and hike there. The musem itself is good too.

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London, Canada
14 reviews 14 reviews
11 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

We did our family pictures there and it was a nice relaxing day with the kids, they had fun running around and the visitor centre was very informative.

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London Ontario
Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
9 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

This is a wonderful place to take family - there is so much history to learn in a fun way. Pack a picnic lunch and spend a few hours discovering what it was like for the Hurons when they lived in the area. The 1812 Re-enactment is also held within the shadow of the village and is a great experience... More 

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London, Canada
Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
11 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Excellent display of longhouses and aboriginal life. Museum is great for kids. Located in a conservation area with lots of walking trails and interesting vegetation.

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London, Canada
20 reviews 20 reviews
8 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014

This is a recreation of an actual first nations settlement in that area which in itself is very interesting but it's a long way in the middle of nowhere and it usually involves a fairly pokey tour with a lot of bored kids.

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London, Canada
Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
6 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2014

I think this is a place you should go once a year to keep your sense of history, or perhaps pre-history. They have a lot of programming and would be best to know what that is before you get there. The actual exhibits are okay but the interpreters are what makes this place interesting.

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London, Canada
Top Contributor
106 reviews 106 reviews
58 attraction reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

Once again, if you like to see how the native people lived way before the white man came, be sure not to miss this one. You can even take part in an archeological dig (great to teach kids). This year they have done some reno work on the site and it is better than ever.

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London, United Kingdom
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90 reviews 90 reviews
25 attraction reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2013

I saw the sign and went in, I was please that I did. The site has a reconstruction of a village with a museum and films that you can choose to see. I had a good walk around and was able to see a side of history that I knew little about.

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London, Canada
17 reviews 17 reviews
10 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2013

I have gone a number of time with friends and family. There are "Dig" sites and also standing structures which you can enter and see how our local Native Canadians lived back when. It is very interesting. It is not small and not huge, but has enough to offer to make for an interesting visit. I found it amazing to... More 

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