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“Informative” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Sainte-Marie among the Hurons

Sainte-Marie among the Hurons
Hwy. 12, Midland, Ontario L4R 4K8, Canada
705-526-7838
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Ranked #1 of 16 Attractions in Midland
Type: Historic Sites
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Mississauga, Canada
2 reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“Informative”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014 via mobile

The interpretive staff were all excellent, able to answer a variety of questions. The site is well maintained and realistic looking. Overall very good value.

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English first
Calgary, Canada
Top Contributor
92 reviews 92 reviews
29 attraction reviews
Reviews in 49 cities Reviews in 49 cities
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
“Good To Look Back On The Past”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

I was very pleased to be shown this attraction as it might not have made a list for visiting in the area. A very good recreation of a French Missionary Mission and their association with the Wenday (Huron) people. There are many buildings recreated and a very interesting lock waterway system built in. The period dressed staff perform many exhibitions to enhance the understanding experience. A very large museum provides a wealth of information of the customs and civilization at the time. Worth the trip.

Visited August 2014
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Lethbridge, Canada
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 attraction reviews
Reviews in 5 cities Reviews in 5 cities
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
“Great site”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

Lots of activities which start on time. Many costumed actors. Great opening from the movie into the site.

Visited August 2014
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Kitchener, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
“I have been here many times and it came continues to interest me!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

A great historical site with many knowledgeable staff to answer your questions. The only thing I didn't like was the native woman in the longhouse made us feel as if we were interrupting her personal conversation. Other than that, everyone was approachable.

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New York City, New York
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23 attraction reviews
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
“Well done!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

Although a reconstruction of the 17th century settlement by Jesuits Brébeuf and Lalemant, it is built on the grounds of the original fort. The original foundations of two of the buildings are displayed. They did a fantastic job reconstructing the buildings that had been in place. When you enter the chapel, be prepared: the GRAVES of Brébeuf and Lalemant are IN THE CHAPEL! I was joking when I entered and didn't realize they were interred there. There is no tombstone, just a simple wooden plaque hanging on the wall of the chapel and a wooden fence around where their remains are buried. Too many of their guides, however, are not as prepared or knowledgeable as they need to be - perhaps it's because most are very young. Even so, I would definitely recommend this attraction with the hope that this is corrected!

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