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Central Experimental Farm

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Prince of Wales Dr. | at Experimental Farm Dr., Ottawa, Ontario K1G 5A3, Canada
+1 613-991-3044
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A tour of the farm

This is a great place to go while in the area. The farm museum is a self tour, with lots of farm... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
kathiev_13
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Englewood, Florida
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Free Gardens

This is a great place to smell the roses. There are besutiful gardens on the grounds including... read more

Reviewed July 2, 2018
Gary W
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Toronto, Canada
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This 500-hectare working farm serves as an experimental station for both farmers and food manufacturers.
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good34%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“farm animals” (12 reviews)
“dairy cows” (4 reviews)
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Prince of Wales Dr. | at Experimental Farm Dr., Ottawa, Ontario K1G 5A3, Canada
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+1 613-991-3044
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"farm animals"
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"ornamental gardens"
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"great place to take the kids"
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"play structure"
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"beautiful flowers"
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"kids will love"
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"march break"
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"couple of hours"
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"across the street"
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"great visit"
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"nation's capital"
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"all ages"
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"arboretum"
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a great place to go while in the area. The farm museum is a self tour, with lots of farm animals, many different kinds. There are lots of buildings to walk through and see animals. If you have the opportunity to have a...More

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Reviewed July 2, 2018 via mobile

This is a great place to smell the roses. There are besutiful gardens on the grounds including amazing hybrid roses you dont see everywhere. Not to mention a 100+ year old buttonwood tree. Amazing! You can park for free near the gardens parking for the...More

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Reviewed June 26, 2018

Just a short drive from the city centre is this beautiful area that has ornamental gardens, tropical greenhouses and an area of several buildings that have animals that would be a great visit for kids. I biked here to view the gardens and the tropical...More

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Reviewed June 3, 2018

Very well set up for both adults and kids. You can pet many of the animals. Very friendly and knowledgeable staff. Lots to see, and you can spend a lot of time here.

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Reviewed May 22, 2018

I did not believe when they told me we were going to stay in front of a farm in the middle of Ottawa, it is such a lovely view and nice place jut to walk or stroll around

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Reviewed May 17, 2018

The experimental farm is an awesome experience for young and old to experience an operational farm for yourself. With friendly, experienced staff, a wide range of farm animals and exhibits, everyone is bound to have a good time. It's close to the beautiful arboretum, and...More

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Reviewed May 3, 2018 via mobile

My 9 year old grandson and I had a blast checking out the animals... he was particularly taken with the sheep and goats... we also spent time on the play structure and wandered through a few of the other buildings... it can be hard to...More

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Reviewed March 5, 2018

A piece of serenity and calm in the middle of the city. We are so Lucky to have it! I used to live on a farm and walk through the fields as a kid. Now, working near here, I can do it every day! It's...More

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Reviewed January 22, 2018

superb place with llive animals, kids simply loved this place and mommy loved all the flowers and plants on the other side

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Reviewed December 29, 2017 via mobile

This is great for little ones and adults! The animals are gorgeous and happy for being in a farm. Great park, pack a lunch and spend a good few hours there! We bought a membership because it is so fun and my child loves it.

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