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Address: 10138 Highway 26, Collingwood, Ontario L9Y 3Z1, Canada
Phone Number: 705-444-2012
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10:00 am - 5:30 pm
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Sun 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Mon - Fri 10:00 am - 5:30 pm
Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Fun day with my grandson

He is 4 and needs a lot of entertainment. This is a great interactive place to take the kids. Also quite interesting to adults. All for a good cause as well.

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
Hugh M
Collingwood, Canada
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Collingwood, Canada
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

He is 4 and needs a lot of entertainment. This is a great interactive place to take the kids. Also quite interesting to adults. All for a good cause as well.

Thank Hugh M
Edgewood, Kentucky, United States
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16 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2015

We spent more than an hour searching for gifts. The selection is so wonderful for all ages! Excellent service and they have animals from all over. Their philosophy is a great idea. Loved it!

Thank Kathy Denise S
Hamilton, Canada
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153 reviews
54 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

Staff here provide superb service. We stop here every year on our way to Blue Mountain to let the kids pick out something new. They have unique and interesting toys. Also love that they have toys for the kids to play with in the store and colouring. My kids always like looking at the reptiles on display as well. We... More 

1 Thank HammerHeidi
Toronto, Canada
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686 reviews
208 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 546 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

If you're not looking for shopkins, Elephant Thoughts provides an excellent store for your little one get some quality toys that are ethically made and are for thinkers. A volcano making kit found into my little one's hands. There were many other scientific and exploratory kits to discover. You are paying a little extra since everything is made a little... More 

Thank tdsuperstar
Wasaga Beach, Ontario, Canada
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27 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

A very interesting place to visit with family. We got to meet Ringo and Casper, two frolicking lemurs and also a friendly little ferret. In addition, we were able to see snakes, turtles and several reptiles. I would highly recommend visiting this place with children who will be delighted to play with the toys, try an ice cream and maybe... More 

2 Thank Allan A
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

I don't often leave reviews, but I wanted to help spread the word about this amazing place. The Elephant Thoughts explore store was a great stop on our way to the village at Blue Mountains. Our little girl loved all the amazing animals, especially Ringo and Casper, (the Lemurs). In addition to all the amazing animals that are on display,... More 

1 Thank Erik K
Toronto, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

I had the pleasure of dropping into to a hidden treasure on hwy 26 just as you enter Collingwood this weekend called ELEPHANT THOUGHTS. I was taking my kids for a weekend holiday and on the way into town we dropped in. The first thing you see is the cutest lemurs. They entertained us as the romped around their enclosure.... More 

Thank Penny G
Hampton Bays, New York, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

Our family visited Elephant Thoughts during a trip. The staff was wonderful, and a lovely young man showed us each of the animals, answering every question we had and allowing us to touch many of them. The store, itself, had so many great toys and cool, educational things. If I had hundreds of dollars, I would spend it all there.... More 

Thank AMPwriter
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

This the most amazing toy store ever! It is an experience not shopping! My 4 ( 4, 5, 8 & 10) thought it was great? Lemurs Ringo and Casper were very entertaining as was the ferret! Turtles, snakes, lizards and a big iguana were also big hits with my crew. Then of course all the interesting toys, great toys, not... More 

Thank Mamagrier
Victoria Harbour, Ontario, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

I drive pass this store everyday as I commute to Collingwood for work. I finally decided I would drop in quickly to see what it was all about, but ended up staying for the better part of an hour. They have all sorts of animals in there from Lizards to Lemurs. The store carries a bunch of "learning oriented" toys... More 

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