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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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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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36 reviews 36 reviews
7 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 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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317 reviews 317 reviews
178 attraction reviews
172 helpful votes 172 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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82 reviews 82 reviews
31 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
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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
68 helpful votes 68 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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Nashville, Tennessee
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2014

wealth of info about the man and area birds, migrations through this area, We learned about the efforts made by him and eponymous foundation to ensure protection of habitat for our winged friends.

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Leamington, Canada
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398 reviews 398 reviews
94 attraction reviews
183 helpful votes 183 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2013

My title doesn't make fun of this historic place but it really is focused on birds and lots of them. This is simply not your average bird sanctuary. Jack Miner the founder was a Canadian legion second to none as were his children who followed in their father's footsteps. In it's hayday, thousands of Canada Geese would stop here in... More 

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