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Dionne Quints Museum - CLOSED

1375 Seymour St | Highways 11 & 17, North Bay, Ontario P1B 9V6, Canada
+1 705-472-8480
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Tiny Museum Tells the Story of a One-of-a-Kind Canadian Happening

This quaint typical home of the '30's details the births and lives of the Dionne Quintuplets... read more

Reviewed August 14, 2017
GordH_135
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Corbeil, Canada
Canadian home of the first quints born naturally

Interesting for the history buffs. The house is small and the artifacts inside just go to how... read more

Reviewed July 19, 2017
David F
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Timmins, Canada
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good32%
  • Average18%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible4%
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1375 Seymour St | Highways 11 & 17, North Bay, Ontario P1B 9V6, Canada
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+1 705-472-8480
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Reviewed August 14, 2017

This quaint typical home of the '30's details the births and lives of the Dionne Quintuplets through artifacts and newspaper clippings. One is quickly absorbed in the life and times of the Dionne family during the '30's; the hardships and problems suddenly facing the family...More

Thank GordH_135
Reviewed July 19, 2017

Interesting for the history buffs. The house is small and the artifacts inside just go to how things were back in time. Sadly that the quints were a show to the public and taken away from their parents by the government at the time who...More

Thank David F
Reviewed May 20, 2017

There was talk in closing this place down but it appears local pressure has kept it open! Not much here to see but gives one the sense of history of what these children did for the area many years ago. Museum has done a good...More

Thank b0b55russell
Reviewed February 17, 2017

The Dionne Quints Museum is closed, so cannot be visited. Unfortunately North Bay City Council has decided to have the museum moved from the city, ignoring an important aspect of our heritage and ignoring the wishes of the two remaining Dionne quintuplets to have their...More

8  Thank ilishm
Reviewed January 17, 2017 via mobile

The house is nice to see if you keep in mind that they raised so many kids in there. Was interesting to see once but wouldn't go back a second time.

Thank Rosalynn M
Reviewed January 17, 2017

The original home of the Dionne Quintuplets has been made into a museum with all the original artifacts, furniture and pictures preserved. There has been much discussion about moving this museum out of North Bay but it is an important part of our heritage so...More

2  Thank Joanne B
Reviewed January 16, 2017

Too bad the city of North Bay is selling it because they can't afford it as the city spent over $16 million of the tax payers money on the gardens and going to spend over 7 million of tax payers money to run water to...More

Thank Frogger1957
Reviewed December 28, 2016 via mobile

We visited this museum because I have always wanted to. It is a nice story, very Canadian and worth celebrating. However the kids were bored silly after ten minutes... Not the museums fault at all... Just reality of the task of keeping young people entertained...More

Thank D9595NTrobertb
Reviewed November 14, 2016

Wow." That was the word used by Quints home advocate Jeff Fournier Monday afternoon to describe what he was thinking after reading a City of North Bay report on the future of the Dionne Quints Museum. "It's ludicrous what they're suggesting. North Bay had opportunities...More

5  Thank Rhona H
Reviewed August 23, 2016

This venue is permanently closed. Sadly I doubt it will be opening anywhere else. I would like to see somewhere in the review area a place that suits a permanently closed check box.

1  Thank Sherry S
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