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Lake of the Woods Museum

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One of the coolest smaller museum I've been to. It's laid out very well. It has a lot of... read more

Reviewed December 13, 2018
Peter S
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Great little museum

Great place to escape the rain, or plus 40 degree day. Interesting history of the area, as well as... read more

Reviewed August 14, 2018
Trevor D
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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...more
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300 Main St S, Kenora, Ontario P9N 1T2, Canada
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Reviewed December 13, 2018 via mobile

One of the coolest smaller museum I've been to. It's laid out very well. It has a lot of interesting pieces that you will not find in bigger museums. A must see if you are in kenora and looking for something to do on a...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Peter S
Reviewed August 14, 2018 via mobile

Great place to escape the rain, or plus 40 degree day. Interesting history of the area, as well as neat artifacts. Good mix of things for kids to do/ touch, as well as things enough things to keep adults interested. Expect to spend around an...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Trevor D
Reviewed July 22, 2018

This charming museum had information about the area around Kenora and Lake of the Woods. It started in prehistory and went tot he present. Very interesting history of cabin/seasonal life on Lake of the Woods,

Date of experience: July 2018
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LOWMuseum, Public Relations Manager at Lake of the Woods Museum, responded to this reviewResponded August 2, 2018

Thanks very much for your kind words about our local history museum. We hope to see you again some time soon.

Reviewed July 5, 2018 via mobile

I took my 4 kids to see the museum and learn a little history and it was so worth it!! The staff were AMAZING, went above and beyond to make it a memorable experience. I highly recommend getting your kiddos to do the scavenger hunt...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank ashst731
LOWMuseum, Public Relations Manager at Lake of the Woods Museum, responded to this reviewResponded August 2, 2018

We're so pleased that you and the kids had a fun learning about our local history. The scavenger hunt has been very popular with visitors young and old. Do come back soon as our exhibits (and the scavenger hunt) change on a regular basis!

Reviewed June 17, 2018 via mobile

For s small city, this museum does an amazing job in changing the displays and having a thyme every 2 to 3 months

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Corrie_Neufeld
LOWMuseum, Public Relations Manager at Lake of the Woods Museum, responded to this reviewResponded August 2, 2018

Thanks for your kind review of our local history Museum. Please visit again soon!

Reviewed June 14, 2018

Went for the quilt show but also enjoyed the rest of the museum. Friendly staff, well set up, clean and well lit.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Jan123838
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 .

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank gwgaryw170
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.

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!

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Alyssa L
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.

Date of experience: June 2017
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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

Date of experience: August 2017
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