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Christmas program is wonderful

Tiny little cottage with period perfect guide. Interesting history on how Cambridge came to be and... read more

Reviewed August 19, 2018
Catherine M
Campbell River, Canada
Strawberry Tea!

Our party of four paid a first visit to McDougall Cottage this Father's Day for the Strawberry tea... read more

Reviewed June 19, 2018
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89 Grand Ave S, Cambridge, Ontario N1S 2L7, Canada
Downtown Cambridge
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Reviewed August 19, 2018

Cottage is placed on the bank of Grand River in a center of Cambridge easy to find. Restaurants are also very close and also shops and Theatre

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Reviewed August 19, 2018

Tiny little cottage with period perfect guide. Interesting history on how Cambridge came to be and the legacy of the Scots.

1  Thank Catherine M
Reviewed June 19, 2018

Our party of four paid a first visit to McDougall Cottage this Father's Day for the Strawberry tea. We enjoyed it very much. The cottage has a stone front and charming interior with painted murals on the ceiling and upper borders. It has only been...More

3  Thank writeonOntario
Reviewed August 15, 2017

McDougall Cottage is on the main street in Cambridge and worth a guided tour inside. Originally a labourers cottage, it contains the most spectacular hand-painted friezes (patterns along the top of walls or buildings) and trompe l'oeil ceilings (three dimensional illusions) that Ontario has to...More

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Reviewed July 17, 2017

Great afternoon for our grand kids, and us. Fun, entertaining and educational. Some interesting history for all ages

1  Thank wandlaharvey
Reviewed July 10, 2017

This little cottage was lived in by early settlers in Galt, and is now a small, lovely museum that occasionally hosts events such as Morris dancers, bagpipers, etc., and annually displays the Tiny Quilt entries.

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Reviewed January 18, 2017

Excellent place to dine. Right on the river beside the Dunfield Theatre and the Outlet Mall. Worth checking out! Great food and exceptional ambiance!

2  Thank wanderingcouple98
Reviewed September 11, 2016

McDougall Cottage is an excellent example of a better than typical local stone cottage in downtown Cambridge (Galt). It offers a view into the past while preserving an important piece of Cambridge's local architectural history. Galt particularly has an important collection of fine Heritage buildings...More

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Reviewed August 14, 2016

We were lucky enough to make it to a nearly private concert in the back garden. Angus entertained our small, but enthusiastic gathering.

1  Thank AmeliaIslandGal
Reviewed August 5, 2016

The historic building is beautiful and full of art. We went for the tartan tea on a very warm afternoon. Tea and treats were brought to our table by a friendly server. The cucumber sandwiches were delicious and the sweets were very sweet. The choice...More

Thank Sharon H
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