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Lake of the Woods Museum

300 Main St S, Kenora, Ontario P9N 1T2, Canada
+1 807-467-2105
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Amazing museum Kenora is so rich with history

LOW museum is well worth visiting . There is so much rich interesting history about the lake and... read more

Reviewed January 28, 2018
gwgaryw170
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Kenora, Canada
Excellent Museum

Had a wonderful and affordable visit to the museum. I thoroughly enjoyed their book selection as... read more

Reviewed November 6, 2017
Alyssa L
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The award-winning Lake of the Woods Museum, one of the finest small museums in Canada, is located in the City of Kenora, Ontario, the gateway to Canada's west. The Museum was established in 1964 and seeks to promote understanding of and respect for the cultures and heritage of the Lake of the Woods area, and to engage a diverse community in discovery and learning. Today, this well-established museum is home to a varied and intriguing collection of artifacts and thematic displays and special events. Come and visit the museum to learn more about the intriguing history of Lake of the Woods.
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300 Main St S, Kenora, Ontario P9N 1T2, Canada
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Reviewed January 28, 2018

LOW museum is well worth visiting . There is so much rich interesting history about the lake and the towns and Kenora surrounding area . Displays are changed on a regular basis so cool to see what the area was like in the past .

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LOWMuseum, Guest Relations Manager at Lake of the Woods Museum, responded to this reviewResponded February 13, 2018

Thanks so much fro your kind review of our little Museum. Hope to see you again soon! As you've mentioned our temporary exhibit space changes on a regular basis and there's something for everyone.

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Reviewed November 6, 2017

Had a wonderful and affordable visit to the museum. I thoroughly enjoyed their book selection as much as the tour itself!

Thank Alyssa L
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Reviewed November 3, 2017

I've been a number of times with family and my children and as a young person myself. It's a great place to learn the history of our great little city on the water.

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Reviewed October 7, 2017 via mobile

I am not big on visiting museums but really glad we stopped here. The Commonwealth rowing competitions were taking place at Rabbit Lake and the museum had a special display about rowing. It was very informative and just the right size. We probably stayed for...More

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Reviewed October 1, 2017

This place is fabulous. The displays are well done and informative. The collections are unique and eye catching. The layout is well designed and very handicap friendly. A great way to spend an hour or so.

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Reviewed August 15, 2017

We stopped in here during a rainy day in Kenora. The museum is small but well put together. They also have some fun interactive stations set up throughout that we enjoyed. (Try on old hats, photos opps with props, etc.) Worth the visit if you...More

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Reviewed July 30, 2017

Not very big but what a history of the development of Kenora. Extremely well done for a smaller place.

Thank Dolores S
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Reviewed July 25, 2017

I enjoyed this unassuming little museum. To guide us on our tour we were given a brochure that followed along the exhibits and offered many interesting tidbits. Everything was displayed beautifully and there were many historical topics to explore. It cost our family of four...More

Thank Cora D
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Reviewed July 22, 2017 via mobile

Valuable recreation of early settlements and life for locals as well as how immigrant and native cultures interacted. Large enough to contain a wealth of displays yet compact enough that you won't feel you have run a football field. Great for young and old alike!...More

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Reviewed July 14, 2017

I go every year for the annual quilt show in June. Some very talented quilters in the region. I love going to Kenora and to the museum. Some of best Aboriginal artifacts that I have seen even better than some of the bigger museums. Very...More

Thank cwoywada
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