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Fanshawe Pioneer Village

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Address: 2609 Fanshawe Park Rd E, London, Ontario N5X 4A1, Canada
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+1 519-457-1296

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What a unique experience!

it's wonderful. step back in time and learn a few things about our heritage. people dress up like they live there and carry on business. we spent the entire afternoon here... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
leon l
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

it's wonderful. step back in time and learn a few things about our heritage. people dress up like they live there and carry on business. we spent the entire afternoon here; there's so much to see. i especially liked watching the craftmen doing work with the old tools. it so much fun to wander around, so many buildings, animals and... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 19, 2016 via mobile

This was an extremely interesting place to visit. Shame we didn't have longer to spend here. Very well laid out and exhibits very good. Staff all helpful and friendly, they all dress up in period costumes. Children would enjoy it here too.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 9, 2016 via mobile

Excellent. Have attended for the past eight years. There are special events held throughout the year. Exciting for all ages. Great educational park.

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Dundee, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 4, 2016

Spend a few hours here as visiting London for a couple of days, great place to wander around with information boards informing you about the history of the building etc. People dressed in costume worn in the day offer further information, the blacksmith was working also the sawmill was in use, great wee place to visit, we sat outside for... More 

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Anchorage, Alaska
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 22, 2016

We went to Greenfield Village at the Henry Ford complex last week in Detroit so seeing the Pioneer Village the very next week made for a difficult bar to reach but it was interesting and we had fun.

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London, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 2016 via mobile

Took my child here. We had a great time, had our lunch and played in the maze just outside the village. Fav was Paul peel and Wilfred jury homes!

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Brantford, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016

for 7.00 per adult, you can spend as much or as little time as you want, we spent hours on a self guided tour of pioneer village, exploring, learning, imagining, the staff are amazing and helpful, there were a few staff/volunteers in period clothing helping to fill in some blanks, educate and narrate, most buildings were open - a few... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016

This is a nice little pioneer village with old buildings that is probably not worth going out of your way to visit. But I went during a War of 1812 re-enactment, held for one weekend every September. Then the village really comes to life. This is an ideal time to visit. btw, the entrance is NOT on Fanshawe Park road... More 

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London, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016

Took my 10 year old nephew to the village on a day that turned out to be a special dog days event. We were able to get his dog's name burned into wood at the blacksmith's shop which he loved. It's been awhile since I have been to the village, but I loved that they had a café and I... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 31, 2016

Amazing, Engaging, Fun. Two members of our family recently went to the Village, Age 23 and age 10, both remarked that they had a great day, and that the experience was far more wonderful they they had anticipated.

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