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Address: P.O. Box 39, Kingsville, Ontario N9Y-2E8, Canada
Phone Number: (519)733-4034
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Closed on Sunday so we just wandered.

Reliving a time from my childhood when we used to visit. Nice just to walk around. Closed on Sunday, the birds are there but not much else going on.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 23, 2015
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London, Canada
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Kingsville, Canada
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

Jack Minor is a free sanctuary where geese and ducks, along with other birds make their home along. There are a few caged fowl who are contained in large pen type cages for their own protection. Feed is free for children and even adults like me, to feed the geese and ducks. Twice a year there are presentations. The fall... More 

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Barrie, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

Like it all the fact that birds come every year to the same place is fantastic what a great world we live in One small cog in the scheme of things

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Ontario
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25 reviews 25 reviews
13 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

Wonderful background on Jack Miner - his bird banding process and his dedication to wildlife. They were preparing for a 150th anniversary celebration. Not migration season so just the birds that stay there all year.

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London, Canada
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37 reviews 37 reviews
7 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

Reliving a time from my childhood when we used to visit. Nice just to walk around. Closed on Sunday, the birds are there but not much else going on.

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Windsor,Ontario,
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322 reviews 322 reviews
180 attraction reviews
177 helpful votes 177 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

Somehow the often stodgy old Jack Miner (Wild Goose Jack) museum had lost its appeal. Then, a new and creative curator was given responsibility for the museum and the former Miner home and an entirely new and more delightful educational experience has come into fruition. They even hosted a Windsor-Essex ElderCollege course here a year ago. This is now a... More 

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Canada
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74 reviews 74 reviews
12 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

a wonderful chance to get up close and personal with nature.explore the history of one of canadas greatest naturalists.

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Sault Ste. Marie, Canada
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85 reviews 85 reviews
32 attraction reviews
87 helpful votes 87 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

I am not sure what I missed here. A gaggle of geese in a corn field and some birds in cages. I was here 20 years ago, took the tour. I was left completely underwhelmed.

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Michigan
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

I wouldn't say Jack Miner's was poor but the bird watching certainly was. We visited on October October 24, 2014 at around noon. The only birds were some peacocks in cages and a few geese floating on a tiny enclosed pond. We spent about ten minutes and saw everything. Very possibly this was the wrong time of day and if... More 

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Essex, Canada
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

it is open on sundays as i just went yesterday (a sunday) the gate is always unlocked unless the pond is frozen and becomes a liability. its a great place to bring the kids to show them what its like in nature and how to feed and take care of the animals in the wild (and yes a lot of... More 

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Kingsville, Canada
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55 reviews 55 reviews
7 attraction reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

This is a fair "attraction"….fairly interesting, fairly boring too. This "tourist attraction" is not opened on Sundays, the time of the week when most people like to take day trips….

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