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Address: 50 Museum Drive, Box 625, Orillia, Ontario L3V 6K5, Canada
Phone Number: 705-329-1908
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Great Place for Presentations

Went there to see a presentation of the Great Escape. Totally enjoyed the entire experience. There are frequent events held here and the grounds are gorgeous. They also have a... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 5, 2015
Graham N
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Puerto Penasco, Mexico
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Ontario, Canada
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102 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 190 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2016

The Leacock museum is a wonderful place to spend a sunny summer afternoon. You get the feeling of living in the period of his time. The grounds are very nice and well kept. You get the wonderful feeling of the surroundings. Take the kids and teach them about the past history of Stephen Leacock andhis works. Hope to see you... More 

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Thank Rick H
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2015 via mobile

Took my Brother visiting from Ottawa to see the home and Brewery Bay. It was off season so very quiet, just the two of us. The custodian was at the home during our visit and gave us some great information and made us feel very welcome. Such a beautiful home. Very well maintained. The tea room was closed for the... More 

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Thank Elizabeth S
Puerto Penasco, Mexico
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21 reviews
6 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2015

Went there to see a presentation of the Great Escape. Totally enjoyed the entire experience. There are frequent events held here and the grounds are gorgeous. They also have a very nice cafe that serves great light meals.

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Thank Graham N
Ajax, Ontario, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2015

A whimsical look into a character who formed a wonderful part of Canadian history and literature. The beautiful grounds and home are a must see for those interest in architecture, history and literature. I have a beautiful photo enlargement of the home in my livingroom that I cherish.

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Thank Brian E
Ontario's Near North, Canada
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27 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2015

Quiet and peaceful setting, the grounds are lovely with a little boathouse out at the lake. A beautiful summer day when we were there. We were the only ones touring the house. Almost missed one section. Afterwards, stopped in at the restaurant across the parking lot and had lunch on the outdoor patio - very nice!

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Thank artbeat4
Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2015

Unexpectedly beautiful setting, peaceful and calm. The Staff is friendly. Interesting books available at the gift shop. Nice place to stop by for a meal too.

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Thank JuniperYYZ
Orillia, Canada
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10 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 via mobile

Beautiful place, admission was free, interesting home and park area. Was so glad u ran into this. Was out biking and it's along the bike trail. There is a cute small restaurant and cafe that is close by with a view of the lake as well.

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Thank Brian M
Sudbury, Canada
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21 reviews
7 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

My wife and I were married there in 2010, and we make a point of visiting nearly every year. The flowers, tall trees, and arbour are beautiful for a wedding in a garden setting. We like to let the kids run around while we take a relaxing stroll and relive some memories. There are usually some ducks to feed at... More 

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Thank RockyJulie
Orillia, Canada
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17 reviews
8 attraction 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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Thank Reed E
Toronto, Canada
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151 reviews
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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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