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Thunder Bay Museum

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Glad we made the time - so should locals

We were visiting in November with little to do and so glad we saw the sign for the museum. It is... read more

Reviewed December 30, 2018
Toronto, Canada
via mobile
Excellent Layout

This is the most organized museum we have visited. Three levels thoughtfully setup with various... read more

Reviewed October 4, 2018
Bill W
Grand Traverse County, Michigan
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Reviewed December 30, 2018 via mobile

We were visiting in November with little to do and so glad we saw the sign for the museum. It is housed in a beautiful building. There is ample parking. There are 3 themed floors. There has been no expense spared to make first rate...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank LaurenM287
Reviewed November 19, 2018

The museum has a display showing the First Nations inhabitants from 10,000 years ago chronicling ancient history up to present day. Unfortunately, it hasn’t changed in 30 years. From time to time there are interesting temporary displays on the upper floors.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank ancientmoods
Reviewed October 4, 2018

This is the most organized museum we have visited. Three levels thoughtfully setup with various themes.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Bill W
Reviewed September 13, 2018

typical museum, if you have seen it once, it is always the same, go on the free day and you won't be disappointed.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank ceajm
Reviewed August 30, 2018

We went with 2 grandkids and found the place to be entertaining as well as informative. The local history and exhibits are great. The kids thought the dinosaur floor was good too.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank archieives
Reviewed August 20, 2018 via mobile

The kids thought it was interesting. It's a tiny little museum with a very small gift shop, we were disappointed with that part. We enjoyed our visit and spent about a half hour looking around between the three floors.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank 790jodies
Reviewed July 27, 2018 via mobile

Thunderbay has a great relatively undiscovered museum which is world class. Spread of 3 floors in a lovely grand old building the first floor focuses on Thunderbay and the region with great comprehensive displays covering the indigenous people maritime transport local businesses through to other...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 5, 2018 via mobile

The museum was really well planned out and does a good job of explaining the history of Thunder Bay. The video about women in World War II was especially interesting.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank W1548KLryanm
Reviewed June 30, 2018

Dropped in for a quick peruse and ended up spending a couple of hours. Varied interesting displays of Thunder Bays past.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Ottawian
Reviewed June 24, 2018

I do not normally like museums... this is a JEWEL. Very interesting with excellent displays. A few old devices that I had never seen before... and I am old :-) $3.00 admission... worth double that.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Dave_Jean
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