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Huronia Museum & Ouendat Village

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Address: 549 Little Lake Park, Midland, Ontario L4R 4P4, Canada
Phone Number: 705-526-2844
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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 1 week ago
jpyzek
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Hamburg, New York

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Hamburg, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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

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Palmerston North, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 

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Mississauga, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 

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Thank Connoisseur-of-Life
Hanover, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

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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 

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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!

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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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Kontich, Belgium
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2015

Another museum in Midland, where you can visit a reconstructed village of the original native people. The site is nice, yet does not compare to Sainte Marie of the Hurons. In September, of course season is over, so no people were available to give additional information. The museum itself is an accumulation of items, pictures and documents found in the... More 

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