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Benares Historic House

1507 Clarkson Road North, Mississauga, Ontario L5J 2W8, Canada
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Ranked #7 of 39 attractions in Mississauga
Most recent review
- Apr 16, 2014
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English first
Mississauga, Canada
20 reviews 20 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

If you have read Mazo de la Roche or watched the Whiteoaks of Jalna series a visit to Benares House is mandatory. I drove by it for years without going in. Finally stopped in about ten years ago and have taken visitors to Mississauga there several times since. We have also attended a couple of very nice receptions there. I... More

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Mississauga, Canada
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46 reviews 46 reviews
13 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2014

If you love PBS period dramas (Downton Abbey) or shows like Murdoch Mysteries, you'll love exploring this Museum in the former village of Clarkson. You really get a sense of how people lived during the period of time it was occupied by the Harris family. Tours happen on Wednesdays and Sundays and many of the guides are from the local... More

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Greeley, Colorado
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36 reviews 36 reviews
19 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2013

We had a nice visit to the Benares Museum while on our last day in Canada. the tour guide just happened to be from the States (Philly) but it did not hamper his ability to give a good tour and it was clear that he was very much into his job and does it very well. He has a good... More

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