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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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A modern Museum

I was pleased with the up to date modern architecture of this facility. The on Going Dinosaur display was fascinating. the size of some of the bones were astonishing. The sound... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
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Ridgeville
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Ridgeville
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24 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

I was pleased with the up to date modern architecture of this facility. The on Going Dinosaur display was fascinating. the size of some of the bones were astonishing. The sound effects added to the display. Families with kids 6 or older would benefit. Younger children could be frightened. Other displays of radio equipment and printing equipment were very well... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

We went there for some information, Service was not the greatest, not very friendly. The museum itself was worth it to visit, but as I wrote service the unfriendly and it sticks with you the whole visit.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

This was a very exciting tour done by our very own family curator. She treated my sisters and mom and I to a different view of her interests in archival history.

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Hanover, Ontario, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

Lots of. great exhibits. A great place to take the family Only wish there was more staff available to answer questions.

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

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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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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