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Address: 1375 Seymour Street | Highways 11 & 17, North Bay, Ontario P1B 9V6, Canada
Phone Number: 705-472-8480
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Amazement of 1930s

The Dionne Quintuplets are the first quintuplets known to have survived their infancy. Their combined weight at birth was only 13 lbs. They were fed with cow's milk, boiled water... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 22, 2015
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Toronto, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2015 via mobile

The museum was of their original home the quints grew up in! It was about a 30 min guided tour and it was very interesting :)

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Rainy River, Ontario
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2015

Well worth seeing; our female guide was great and informative. This is the home where the Qunits were born and has many artifacts still. I especially enjoyed the incubator and the tiny clothes the girls wore.

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Sunderland, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2015

Personally I'm glad this place is closing at the end of October. I can imagine the public interest of 5 girls being born and surviving on a mixture of something like corn meal, rum and water, it was nothing short of a miracle. The parents already had 4 children and went on to have 3 more! These poor children were... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015

If you've got 20 minutes to spare, this is a great little museum with a lot of interesting artifacts and items to look at. Our guide Travis was great - he was really knowledgeable and enthusiastic and made for an informative tour. The museum documents a piece of history that many people may not know about, and a story that... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015

The museum has some interesting items on display in the visitor centre, and the house is worth checking out if you feel like spending the $4 for the "guided tour." The house is small and you cannot see the whole thing because of safety reasons. I'm glad to have finally checked it out after driving by it for years.

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Thank MWawawa
Kingston, Canada
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

I grew up in North Bay and have visited teh Dionne Quints Museum a few times through school field trips etc. It's not too exciting for kids to see, but for the history buff it could be of interest. Not much to see other than 5 of everything.

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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

The Dionne Quintuplets are the first quintuplets known to have survived their infancy. Their combined weight at birth was only 13 lbs. They were fed with cow's milk, boiled water, corn syrup, and one or two drops of rum for a lung stimulant to help them breath properly. By an act of Parliament they were removed from their parents who... More 

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Omemee, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

This house has been moved from it's original site. When you step into it, it's like you went back in history. There is pictures of these 5 beautiful girls, and the original 5 baby strollers are there. There is a small fee, but it's worth it. There are articales around to read up about their growing up years.

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Kitchener, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

Historical phenomenon that unfortunately exploited children. Priced right, this museum tells the story well.

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Thank cattoo2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 via mobile

The artifacts were interesting and the guide was knowledgeable. I do have to admit that I left not exactly sure how to feel. The fact that the girls survived in such a time is amazing, but the life that followed for them I found quite sad. Really makes you think, like a good exhibit should.

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