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Stephen Leacock Museum

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Address: 50 Museum Drive, Box 625, Orillia, Ontario L3V 6K5, Canada
Phone Number: 705-329-1908
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Mon - Fri 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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A visit to the Past

If you are a Leacock fan this is a must. One can imagine Mr Leacock strolling the grounds and sitting in the boat house writing. Although the boat house is not open for viewing... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed November 11, 2014
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Burlington, Canada
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Orillia, Canada
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15 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

This is a super site in a tranquil setting on the lake. Visiting Mr Leacocks summer home is a great opportunity to step back in time, and is very worthwhile. Unfortunately, even with the large amount of money that was spent on it recently, it appears to be a losing battle against time and the elements. It needs constant upkeep... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

We learned so much about Stephen Leacock, his life, his passion for learning from Fred who was as passionate as we imagined Mr. Leacock to have been! IF he is available, be sure to visit the museum with Fred. The Museum is located on the shore of beautiful Lake Couchaching and though we were there with snow on the ground... More 

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Orillia, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Loved the museum . I feel his presence on the main floor. Have been there many times and this feeling is always there, looking out of the windows in the sunroom is awesome. The kitchen reminds me of my parents home when I was young. The grounds are beautifully kept. When coming to Orilia do visit this museum.

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Burlington, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

If you are a Leacock fan this is a must. One can imagine Mr Leacock strolling the grounds and sitting in the boat house writing. Although the boat house is not open for viewing one can walk to it down a quaint path look around the outside and imagine. The house is beautiful, romantic and has a wonderful view to... More 

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Orillia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2013

Had two work functions in one week at Swanmore Hall. It sorely needs some renovation, first of all, the bathrooms remind me of summer camp in the 80s. The caterer assured the organizers there was room to accomodate quite a few people (up to 100?), there was not enough parking out in the lot, and no direction about where else... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

The gardens on the day of the wedding were lovely. The museum was closed for renovations but the grounds were available for use. The view of Brewery Bay and the boat house along with the actual home of Stephen Leacock made for excellent photos for the wedding party and guests.

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Waterloo, Canada
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2013

We spent the Civic Holiday weekend in Orillia and were disappointed that the museum was closed on Monday. We were able to walk the grounds but really wished the museum had taken advantage of the many tourists visiting. There were a number of us in the parking lot wishing the same thing. Beautiful grounds.

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Orilia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2013

Stephen Leacock Museum could be great if Fred Addis was not so pompus! Fred stop being so pompous! Also, they are too strict!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2013 via mobile

Interesting to see how this wonderful writer spent his leisure time.Very interesting home in a beautiful place.

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Barrie,Ontario
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2013

A unique spot to visit if you like a little history and like the works of Stephen Leacock. Lovely locaton on Lake Couchiching. Large lawn that is used for a variety of event.

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Additional Information about Stephen Leacock Museum

Address: 50 Museum Drive, Box 625, Orillia, Ontario L3V 6K5, Canada
Phone Number: 705-329-1908
Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Orillia
Open Hours:
Monday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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