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Black Creek Pioneer Village

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Address: 1000 Murray Ross Pkwy. | (at Jane St.), Toronto, Ontario M3J 2P3, Canada
Phone Number: 888-872-2344
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11:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Mon - Fri 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Sat - Sun 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Description: With its 35 restored buildings from the 1860s, this village recreates...
With its 35 restored buildings from the 1860s, this village recreates Victorian-era pioneer life for visitors.
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Christmas family outing

This is a place every family should visit at Christmas time. The houses and shops are open and demonstrating there wares (some even have samples). We had dinner (reservation... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed December 8, 2014
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Richmond Hill, Canada
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Richmond Hill, Canada
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48 reviews 48 reviews
16 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

This is a place every family should visit at Christmas time. The houses and shops are open and demonstrating there wares (some even have samples). We had dinner (reservation required) before our walk. The church had a magnificent choir and carollers were roaming the streets. Mulled wine and roasted chestnuts completed our tour. Well worth the evening

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Cambridge, Canada
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

This was the worst thanksgiving dinner ever. Processed Turkey roll on institutional mashed potatoes. Cost was $40 per person. Absolute rip-off. Balance of live displays well done by volunteers but not everything was operating. We remember this being much better in years gone by.

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Chester, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

I was really looking forward to visiting the Pioneer Village but was so disappointed. While the trail around the village is pretty to walk along, only the blacksmith was 'working' and only one house open to walk around. The shop was good, shame about the place. They could have done so much more with opening all the houses and workshops... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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57 reviews 57 reviews
6 attraction reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

Spent a lovely fall afternoon wandering through the well-kept buildings and displays. Low-key, with good interpretation by well-trained staff. This place has been around for a long, long time and offers a rural oasis in the middle of the now-enormous GTA.

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Toronto, Canada
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35 reviews 35 reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014 via mobile

We were hoping for a better time. It was a beautiful day, so it was nice to walk around the village with all the fall colours. We wished there were more interpreters in the buildings, would have made the trip better. And some of the interpreters didn't say anything to us at all, making it uncomfortable to be watching them.... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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40 reviews 40 reviews
13 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

My kids and I simply love visiting the village, you are taken to a different world, just as if you had gone into a time machine, so much to learn and to see. It is a nice break from our crazy lives, an easy way to learn about the past, a fantastic day out !!

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Harrison, Michigan
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

A true experience that takes you back hundreds of years - complete with muddy streets and boardwalks. From maidens baking cookies in a hearth oven to seeing a real blacksmith and pig farmer back in the 'good old days' really makes you appreciate what we as a society has these days. A MUST see!

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Tillsonburg, Canada
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55 reviews 55 reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

Took the family and friends here and a really good time. Lots to see and do. The people there are a lot of fun and really enjoy what they're doing. Learned a lot and we'll be back.

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Brampton, Ontario, Canada
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

A nice place to spend a day. lovely to take a walk through the village, see the old age things. The houses are from 1800s ...so it's a different place to experience.

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Calgary, Alberta, Canada
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

This place is well worth going to when visiting Toronto. If you live in Toronto and have visitors, take them to pioneer village. You can easily spend hours wandering through this beautiful setting right in the heart of Toronto. Learn how the pioneers lived by stepping into the past. There are dozens of buildings to go through and each place... More 

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