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Timmins Museum : National Exhibition Centre

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We wanted to know about the mines and what the city had to offer and the gal inside was very... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Heather M
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Great for young ones

We visited the Timmins Museum over the March Break and took part in the Kids Celebrate exhibit... read more

Reviewed June 17, 2017
Timmins, Canada
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The Timmins Museum: National Exhibition Centre provides heritage and cultural services to the residents of Timmins. It exists to preserve, present and promote the history, arts and culture of Timmins, Northeastern Ontario and Canada.
Hours Today: Closed
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325 Second Ave, Timmins, Ontario P4N 0B3, Canada
+1 705-360-2617
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We wanted to know about the mines and what the city had to offer and the gal inside was very helpful - recommended the wilderness park to take the tour to feed the elk - best visit for $12! There is a hockey exhibit now...More

Thank Heather M
Reviewed May 5, 2018 via mobile

I stopped in here one day after work. I was the only customer in there -3 employees were standing around talking about local hockey and no one even greeted me. No one spoke to me the entire time. The items were boring and with all...More

Thank Bella B
Reviewed February 26, 2018

Timmins museum is a wonderful place to go with you or your children, family or even friends to fill some time and learn a little as well. When I had my last visit there with my son, date may differ from below chosen, we had...More

Thank tommyjaneblais
Reviewed November 9, 2017

The museum has just is now reopen after a few months of closure due to major renovations. More renos will come as much of their material is still in temp storage. Currently they offer a great traveling exhibit prepared by the Bank of Canada etc...More

Thank FarnorthGold
Reviewed August 28, 2017

My wife and I enjoyed a good visit to this museum. The exhibits were refreshing and most interesting. Showing us what life was like in early Timmins and area. Authentic items with educational value.

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Reviewed June 17, 2017 via mobile

We visited the Timmins Museum over the March Break and took part in the Kids Celebrate exhibit travelling from the Museum of History. We went in the Japanese Celebrations. The craft was very age appropriate and my oldest son really enjoyed following the directions and...More

Thank khrystey
Reviewed January 18, 2017 via mobile

The Timmins Museum is one of Timmins' little hidden treasures! My teenage son and I have been visiting it regularly for many years and always enjoy what's on display...we always enjoy the end of our visit in the gift shop which boasts many unique gifts!...More

Thank durette2016
Reviewed August 20, 2016 via mobile

Small exhibit but great information about the mining town and how it grew to be. Nice gift shop to explore. There was a small art class going on for young kids and it seemed well attended and interactive.

Thank 114thelane
Reviewed April 9, 2016

There wasn't much local history. Nothing for kids to see let alone adults. The old museum was so much better. All in all, boring!

Thank Y5069FQthomasl
Reviewed April 9, 2016

Small museum that highlights some of the history of the area in addition to presenting special exhibits. Art exhibits, graphics exhibits and exhibits from other areas of the world have graced the museum walls. Small gift shop attached. Located near the main business section, it...More

Thank L D
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