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Address: 549 Little Lake Park, Midland, Ontario L4R 4P4, Canada
Phone Number: 705-526-2844
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Mon - Fri 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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museum was very interesting

liked the indoor museum section better than the outdoor village. Outdoor village was self guided and I felt it could have used better signage to describe the sites. Indoor was... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 21, 2016
Hamburg, New York

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Cool place. I learned a lot about the heron culture. Really liked wig wam and tobacco information.cool that they showed respect to animals. They had a lot of cool customs. Lots of different tribes lived together in peace.

Thank Wendy K
Hamburg, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2016

liked the indoor museum section better than the outdoor village. Outdoor village was self guided and I felt it could have used better signage to describe the sites. Indoor was quite interesting, especially the maritime section of photographs and ship models

Thank jpyzek
Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2016

We love local history museums like this. I would recommend this museum to get some background about the history of the Midland area.

Thank Sue Ellen J
Palmerston North, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2016

So glad we visited. Wondered at first if it would be similar to St-Marie among the Hurons, but this was quite different - the village of the people of the land, not the missionaries! Could wander through the village seeing how the people lived and imagine how it would have been for them living this way, all set up as... More 

Thank KIwiKouple
Mississauga, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2016

We visited as part of a seniors’ group outing and so had a guided tour of the Ouendat Village and a special white gloves activity in the museum. The recreated Indian encampment is showing signs of struggling to maintain appearances, likely a funding issue, but still interesting. The museum is a real find with a small art gallery which includes... More 

Thank Connoisseur-of-Life
Hanover, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

this goes way back to natives and pilgrams so cool to go through ur right on little lake park another nice walk through but full of history for the whole family

Thank Janice B
Stonehaven, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016 via mobile

The museum and village was not long open for the summer season when we visited but the village was very interesting, especially the long house and shelters. A good overview on how the 1st nation people lived all these years ago. The internal museum was very good and had many interesting items to view and was well laid out. Well... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2016

Though in a sense this museum and outdoor village is a bit rundown, it also kind of fits with the aura of a museum dealing with local history. Compared to the nearby Ste. Marie Among the Hurons, this location has a lot less flash, but it deals with the local history as told through the eyes of the Native Americans... More 

Thank FirstCircle
Midland, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2016

Great Museum with a lot of history. Spend a whole day here & at Little Lake Park just beside it! Hard to believe that in this small place packs a big punch!

Thank Dave W
Argyle Ontario, near Toronto
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2015

A counterpart of Ste-Marie Among The Hurons is the Huronia Museum, which features reconstructions of First Nations buildings such as a sweat lodge and a long house. Inside the main building there's a museum of First Nation artefacts, along with a reconstruction of a general store. And lots more. The town of Midland is fortunate to have so much history,... More 

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