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Canadian Canoe Museum

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Address: 910 Monaghan Rd, Peterborough, Ontario K9J 5K4, Canada
Phone Number: +1 705-748-9153
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Sun 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Mon - Wed 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thu 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Fri - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

The Canadian Canoe Museum is a family friendly museum that explores the...

The Canadian Canoe Museum is a family friendly museum that explores the canoe's enduring significance to the peoples of Canada & the World.

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Unimpressive from the outside but full of interesting details inside. Nice staff. Very helpful Easy parking and easy to find.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Crowthorne, United Kingdom
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Crowthorne, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Unimpressive from the outside but full of interesting details inside. Nice staff. Very helpful Easy parking and easy to find.

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Havelock, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Very interesting seeing the history behind various types of canoes.Had heard about it for years. Glad I made the visit

Thank larryspooner
Peterborough, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Unless you are simply fasinated by canoes and their history I'm sorry but time is better spent elsewhere.

Thank Tambra C
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is truly a hidden treasure for anyone interested in some really neat history of water travel. There are very very old canoes here for you to touch and read about their travels and learn about the importance of water travel in our history and be interactive also. I was blown away the first time I was there. Was... More 

Thank Todd C
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was near the top of our list of things to do this year and we were so impressed by the display. Excellent walk through time with many old and some newer displays. Excellent just amazing... Our boys loved seeing the history and the scavenger hunt was a great way to keep them involved. Definately had to buy some items... More 

Thank Dave A
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Make sure that you allow yourself plenty of time to visit this museum. Start at the top and watch all the videos, it is really interesting. The staff are helpful and will answer any questions you have.

Thank jhjdh
alexandria va
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

History on multiple levels. History of canoes, history of exploration of Canada, history of explorers and native people, history of canoe and boat industry in the area.

Thank ritch62
Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This review is for the Voyageur Canoe Tour at the Peterborough Lift Lock offered by the Canoe Museum. We decided to canoe through the Peterborough Lift Lock rather than take the riverboat cruise. What a totally different and awesome experience!!! - We called the canoe museum and booked the Voyageur canoe tour for 2 adults and 3 youth (6,7,16) –... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The staff are very cheeful, there are special events, and 'free admission' days. The rates on the family pass for the year are so good you'd be cheating yourself if you didn't become a member. There's also a fantastic little store as well. It's a great place to relax and read up on our history and canoes!

Thank Stavros T
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Extensive collection of Canoes - experienced and informative staff on-site. Activities for children - very informative ....

Thank Gordon D. W

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