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Address: 9350 Hwy 48 | at 16th Avenue, Markham, Ontario, Canada
Phone Number: +1 905-294-4576
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Description: Year-round exhibits about history, environment, and science. Visit our...
Year-round exhibits about history, environment, and science. Visit our 25-acre historic village, wetland area, working gardens, orchards, ride the carousel or play some mini-golf. Educational programs examine various aspects of life in Markham with a focus on history and the environment. Watch for many special events during 2007, offering a variety of experiences that celebrate our community. Visit our research facility by appointment. Site rentals are available for weddings, family picnics/parties or corporate functions.
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Historical Village Tour

We were given a knowledgeable tour of their Historical Village. It was especially interesting to us as we were in Markam to pay our respects to our Hiltz Ancestors.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 12, 2015
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Ypsilanti, Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

We were given a knowledgeable tour of their Historical Village. It was especially interesting to us as we were in Markam to pay our respects to our Hiltz Ancestors.

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Markham
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

We lived in Markham many years before going to the Museum, but now we send our kids to camp there, use it for girl guides, and visit on the open house days. Its a wonderful facility and right now there is a special PanAm sports exhibit which is really first rate (as good as one would find in any museum... More 

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Burlington, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

this is a must-see if you are in Markham or looking to do anything in markham. The area for the muesem is quite big and it has a lot of interesting features. I highly recommend

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

They stopped to help us when they were busy. Great staff went out of there way to help us. great place to visit it I would recommend it for a stop when you are there.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

We enjoyed visiting "old" Markham when we were touring the area to visit the old stomping ground of our Canadian ancestors. So nice that the old homes, train stations, general store, etc. have been preserved. I especially liked the signs that explained the history of the structures. Thanks Markham - job well done!

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Markham Ontario
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

We took our adult children and grandchildren here for a family outing. Tons of interesting displays and some very interesting Markham history. We also visited the Historic village and it was wonderful for the grandchildren to see how things were a hundred years ago and more. Very worthwhile.

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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

Was there for a wedding the room is small but very nice, the atmosphere was very nice, the room where the wedding reception was keep was very big and lots of space, it was very nice and different.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

Our friends' wedding was outside and the weather held off for a perfect afternoon. The atmosphere was light, friendly and beautiful. There were several people along the way from the parking lot guiding us where to go. After the wedding, snacks and beverages were set up outside of the reception hall. It started to rain lightly unfortunately but the staff... More 

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Surrey, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014

Lots of historic buildings are preserved here. Even the train engines and platforms. Very peaceful - can easily spend 1-2 hours learning about history of the place! Entry is pretty reasonable - $6. Other exhibits inside the building are very nice as well...

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2013

Very well presented, for a small town Museum is very well done. Our community has its annual summer picnic on the grounds every year. Wash room facilities are top notch. I've been told that Actors Haden Christiensen and Rachel Bilson who live in Uxbridge...the next town over has vistied but I can't confirm this.

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