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Grey Roots Museum & Archives

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Address: 102599 Grey Road 18, RR 4, Owen Sound, Ontario N4K5N6, Canada
Phone Number: 519-376-3690
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Description: Grey Roots Museum & Archives is a multi-faceted attraction that preserves...
Grey Roots Museum & Archives is a multi-faceted attraction that preserves and promotes the cultural and heritage traditions of Grey County. Innovative and informative interpretive programs and demonstrations, rotating exhibits, a heritage village, archival resources and superior customer service create an exciting and educational visitor experience.
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We have taken our grand kids two different times. Have gone during March Break, and taken other ones there in the summer. The village was great for them to experience. They... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
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Owen Sound, Canada
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Owen Sound, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

We have taken our grand kids two different times. Have gone during March Break, and taken other ones there in the summer. The village was great for them to experience. They liked looking around inside as well. There are picnic tables so we had a picnic while there. They would like to hope again.

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Owen Sound, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

I have not been able to walk the museum but the grandkids love it! Dinosaurs they are coming. I would love to go to the Christmas Night Show

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Owen Sound, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

The museum recounts the rather colorful history of the area very well. They have even made an attempt to enhance the Aboriginal part if that story. The Maple Syrup Festival is very well done. It incorporates the village very well. Take your time and enjoy the food at each exhibit. The vendors are excellent too

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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

Our township went here as part of the township Christmas. They opened up Morestown for us and we were able to see 6 of the buildings with staff in costumes telling us about the history. It was very interesting and informative. I have also been to Grey roots for Archive research and was helped greatly by the archivist. The displays... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

On a recent trip to Grey Bruce we passed by the museum on our way to the cottage. The children were quite excited when they saw it and we looked it up online when we stopped at a nearby wifi location. We have been to the Pioneer Village in Kitchener and although not as large as Kitchener this was very... More 

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Prince Albert, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

We were there for a family reunion so the museum was key to find out the history of the area. The staff was very helpful. An enjoyable afternoon.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

Several times my family had driven by and it had been closed or we were too rushed. But we finally went in and I am glad we did! The main building houses several very interesting exhibits, which we looked over quickly. We then headed outside to their wonderful outdoor "village". It was great. Some places only focus on one time... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

This is a great place to visit for a few hours. The displays in the main building are good, with some hands on displays, interactive exhibits, and very helpful staff. But it is the outdoor "town" that really makes this place great. Recreated or relocated period buildings from around the area are dotted around the 'town', each staffed by people... More 

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Windsor, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

My boyfriend and I went to the Grey Roots Museum, unfornately we did not get through it all because I recently hurt and twisted my knee . The archives and stuff that we did see was so interesting though, maybe next year we can go through it all

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Ontario's Highlands, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

This beautifully designed building has a modern, upbeat take on how to display the history of the area. Staff are friendly and knowledgeable. I was fortunate enough to be here for a special event, The Ontario Handspinning Seminar, where we got to go behind the scenes to see the incredible Dorothy Kirk spinning wheel collection.

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Address: Address: 102599 Grey Road 18, RR 4, Owen Sound, Ontario N4K5N6, Canada
Phone Number: 519-376-3690
Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Grey County  >  Owen Sound

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