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Collingwood Museum

Open Now: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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We sought this out for Tourism information and it turned into an interesting walk through the... read more

Reviewed September 3, 2018
Fort Myers, Florida
Nice museum, well maintained, friendly staff

The museum is very nice, it's small and you can go through it in under 30 minutes. Entrance is by... read more

Reviewed August 14, 2018
Toronto, Canada
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45 Saint Paul St, Collingwood, Ontario L9Y 3P1, Canada
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Reviewed October 24, 2018

This small but fascinating museum is a treasure trove of history, illustrating the settlers and industries that led to the town of Collingwood growing here. Displays are interesting and well curated, leading visitors through the building in a way that invites discussion and answers questions.a...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Mare58
Reviewed October 4, 2018

This is a very nice exhibit of the history of Collingwood area. This place was a huge ship building yard up until the 80’s . Lots of displays and artifacts from days gone by. Admission is very low. It also is the home of the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Ed J
Reviewed September 26, 2018 via mobile

This delightfully copy of the original station opened in 1998. It presents as a brand new building due to care and love of the city & crew. The gifty area is good, and the museum is fabulous without incorrect labelling - a rarity these days....More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank RCPO
Reviewed September 5, 2018

The museum is not only located within a very historic 1873 train station, but unlike most other museums, is situated on a parcel of nicely landscaped parkland, with plenty of convenient free parking and lots of nicely landscaped outdoors area in which to roam around....More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Wayne B
Reviewed September 3, 2018

We sought this out for Tourism information and it turned into an interesting walk through the history of this area. Well displayed photos and memorabilia from the ship building era of this region. Excellent video to watch about how the ships were launched 'sideways' and...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 14, 2018

The museum is very nice, it's small and you can go through it in under 30 minutes. Entrance is by donation, worth a quick trip.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed July 11, 2018

There are many books here for sale on the history of this area. It us just a block over from the main st. A great place to stop too if your hot from walking around the Elvis festival. Nice bathroom and lots of info books....More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank Rick H
Reviewed July 1, 2018 via mobile

open daily with parking. on the bike trail. washrooms and parking. interesting photos and stories. old railway cars.

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank alansmall
Reviewed June 8, 2018

Tells the story of shipbuilding in Collingwood. On display is a fascinating painting of a shipwreck. Great way to spend some time.

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank bcm2122
Reviewed May 27, 2018

This beautiful spot is a jewel in the crown! There is a wonderful trail, lookout points across Georgian Bay with vistas like no other. There are plenty of spotlessly clean washrooms. Lots of lovely seating and picnic tables dotted all around where you can take...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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