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Fanshawe Pioneer Village

2609 Fanshawe Park Road East, London, Ontario N5X 4A1, Canada
519 457-1296
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Ranked #10 of 55 Attractions in London
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Historic Sites
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London, Canada
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014 NEW

I went to the Fanshawe Pioneer Village last week for their World War I day and it was an amazing and fun filled day. I learned a lot and they showed us what it was REALLY like in WWI and would definitely recommend going.

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London, Canada
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

Have been to the village many times over the years and have always found something new. Love the school rooms. Enjoyed a light meal at the restaurant. Old fashioned store always a hit.

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London, Ontario, Canada
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112 reviews 112 reviews
40 attraction reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

This is a great place for a family. There is so much to look at and explore. It is a nice place to wander. We had lunch at the restaurant at the end of the tour, and bought some fresh honey there too!

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Buderim, Australia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

We visited yesterday and loved it, authentic, helpful staff who were very informative and the items on display so comprehensive Saw some beautiful fall foilage there, such a pretty place

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Bury, England
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20 reviews 20 reviews
7 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

This was my second visit to this village in ten years. Well presented and with guides dressed in costume who were both interested and interested in the things they wished to show visitors.

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Montreal, Canada
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97 attraction reviews
158 helpful votes 158 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

We visited this as part of the 2014 Doors Open. Each building had one or more docents who did a great job bringing the building to life. The grounds are well maintained. Unfortunately we could only stay for about 2 hours. You really need 4+ hours to really see everything properly.

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Kitchener, Canada
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43 attraction reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

We happened to be here during Doors Open London, which meant that we didn't pay for admission to Pioneer Village - our original plan was to do some hiking (paid admission for the conservation area). We thought we stop by for a visit since we had time; we were glad that we did. It was a nice day and there... More

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3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

Genuinely fun for all ages, and makes a great day trip. Village is very well maintained, interpreters are a delight to chat with, and the animals are adorable. Don't be shy to enter every building on your trip and ask questions. All of the historic building also have accessible ramps to their main floors. It's amazing to see this much... More

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McDougall
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16 reviews 16 reviews
4 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

Very nicely laid out and easy to walk about and see the buildings. The historical interpreters were well informed, knowledgeable about their history and most welcoming and friendly. The buildings we saw were nicely fitted up for the time periods shown. It is like being in the past. Unfortunately we arrived only 2 hours before closing time and many buildings... More

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Top Contributor
59 reviews 59 reviews
11 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

We spend the whole day in the village and the kids loved it. To go and see how it was back in the days is a great experience and the village is worth more than one visit.

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