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Canadian Canoe Museum

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Address: 910 Monaghan Road, Peterborough, Ontario K9J 5K4, Canada
Phone Number: +1 705-748-9153
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10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Sun 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Mon - Wed 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thu 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Fri - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Description: The Canadian Canoe Museum is a family friendly museum that explores the...
The Canadian Canoe Museum is a family friendly museum that explores the canoe's enduring significance to the peoples of Canada & the World.
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Great part of our Canadian Heritage...

An amazing collection of canoes, and related history. Very interesting. Whether your a paddler or not, it's a great way to see and learn about this important aspect of Canadian... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
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English first
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21 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW via mobile

An amazing collection of canoes, and related history. Very interesting. Whether your a paddler or not, it's a great way to see and learn about this important aspect of Canadian history. I would highly recommend.

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Toronto, Canada
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

Nothing to dislike about this museum. Excellent and kids love it too! A real treat, Cost of annual membership totally afordable for families. Excellent for 8 yr old birthday parties

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Traverse City, Michigan
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3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

Canoe museum and so much more! Volunteers add so much to the experience especially in the canoe building workshop and the weaving/handicraft areas. Learned so much.

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Peterborough
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9 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

This gallery would be outstanding if it was combined with the very good local Peterborough Museum which owns the Roy Collection and if it included a high quality First Nations heritage collection. It would make Peterborough a legitimate and worthwhile tourist destination and if they ever cleaned up the Otonabee River that people cold swim in it it would be... More 

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Zwolle, The Netherlands
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

I love this place, they show the whole history of canoeing. It's a great place to take your kids since it have a lot of "hands On" areas and exhibits. They also have Bill Mason's canoe on display, he was a famous canoe and wildlife expert and made several movies back in the '70's and '80's. Staff in the museum... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

For the museum to be any more Canadian they would have to be playing the national anthem over the speakers and handing out maple syrup candies. An excellent collection of boats and a good measure of history to accompany them. Billed as the Canoe Museum they also have many preserved and restored kayaks of various persuasion and design. A must... More 

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Lambton Shores, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

Who knew there was this must history to a canoe! The amount of information and amazing displays surprised me. The outside of the building does not do the inside justice. The museum was extraordinary and well worth the visit!

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Ontario
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25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Really well done, lots of historical information, and sometimes they have these amazing demonstrations. I was very impressed with a man that made canoes that were very strong an light.

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Indian River, Ontario
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

It is a well thought out Museum with hands on and many interesting facts about Canoes. There are also classes you can take that seem very interesting.

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toronto
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 201 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

Went as a chaperone on a field trip here for high school students and I was quite pleased by how much fun was had by all! The students participated in the soap stone carving and canoe building activities and they really enjoyed the hands on aspect of it. Since we travelled from Toronto, the commute time cut into our day... More 

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Additional Information about Canadian Canoe Museum

Address: Address: 910 Monaghan Road, Peterborough, Ontario K9J 5K4, Canada
Phone Number: +1 705-748-9153
Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Peterborough
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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