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Sifton-Cook Heritage Centre

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Sifton-Cook Heritage Centre

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141 Orr St, Cobourg, Ontario K9A 0J6 Canada
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Bay of Quinte and Northumberland Cycle Tour
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Bay of Quinte and Northumberland Cycle Tour

Includes a complete&#xa0;6 day itinerary with map, turn by turn route guide, all of the&#xa0;reservations that you require for accommodation, bicycle rental, luggage transfer and travel insurance and telephone help line. The cost of the reserved services is additional.&#xa0;This includes a door to door route map, turn by turn directions, topography and information on attractions, events, restaurants and bike shops.&#xa0;<br><br>6 to 7 days - 1 day optional Average 58 kilometers (36 miles) per day<br>Rolling hills, moderate to difficult. &#xa0;Loop route.<br>PLEASE NOTE: Weather is suitable for touring from May 15 to October 15.
$124.70 per adult
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Samuel M wrote a review Dec 2019
Toronto, Canada3 contributions
As the title said, I still feel moved by the enthusiastic volunteers which they are proud of what they have done, where they are, and what Cobourg means in history. They put actions in to represent Cobourg and make I like this city and especially this place. I hope I could have the same heart, the same spirit and the same effort to contribute in somewhere maybe my hometown like how the volunteers there do. Thank you!
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Date of experience: August 2019
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Victoria T wrote a review Aug 2019
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We love to visit the Sifton Cook Heritage Centre each summer. The kids enjoy the train track the most but we also enjoy the rest of the museum including the little kids area in the back. Great place to bring visitors from out of town, kids and history fans.
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Date of experience: August 2019
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Response from Stanley I, General Manager at Sifton-Cook Heritage Centre
Responded Sep 1, 2019
Thanks, Victoria, for your visit and review. It’s great to see families returning year after year and telling us it’s a « must-visit »! We hope children grow up wanting to visit museums wherever they go.
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GlobeTrotterNL1 wrote a review Jul 2019
Peterborough, Canada592 contributions66 helpful votes
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I was so pleasantly surprised with how enjoyable our visit to Sifton-Cook Heritage Centre was! The tour guide was absolutely fantastic - very engaging and great with kids. The little train model was so sweet! We really enjoyed this visit. I'm guessing we spent over an hour here, but our kids would have been happy to stay a little longer if we had more time. Great little museum! It's free to visit, but they appreciate donations as all their staff are volunteers.
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Date of experience: June 2019
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Response from Stanley I, General Manager at Sifton-Cook Heritage Centre
Responded Jul 2, 2019
Thanks, GlobeTrotterNL1, for your visit and review. I’m sure the guide enjoyed your visit as much as you did! We are a little off the beaten track in Cobourg so especially appreciate the help of our visitors and TripAdvisor in getting the word out.
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Bryan B wrote a review Jul 2018
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Allow an hour to 90 minutes for this visit. We were greeted by an enthusiastic volunteer who gave us a tour of the place starting with the working outdoor model railway which is used to give a great overview of the Town's industrial past. this was followed by a short video inside the restored stone building whose origins are still uncertain. The inside of the building is used for temporary exhibits. This year it was all about buildings in the area. There is also a small cottage on the property and a very unassuming gift shop. This is a little gem of a museum, only a few minutes walk from Victoria Hall, that is obviously kept going with a lot of love and devotion of volunteer time. It is well worth a visit for anyone who would like to learn more about the history of this small Ontario town.
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Date of experience: July 2018
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Response from Stanley I, General Manager at Sifton-Cook Heritage Centre
Responded Jul 11, 2018
Thanks for taking the time, not only to find us, but to review us as well. Trip Advisor is one of the very best ways to let people know of our “out of the way” treasure. The volunteers appreciate your comments - enthusiastic visitors make all the difference for us!
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Timur C wrote a review May 2018
Toronto, Canada14 contributions7 helpful votes
We have gone to this museum of the Cobourg-Peterborough railroad with my two young sons (2 and 4) over the weekend and had a great time! Fantastic mini-version of the railroad! Everyone should check it out when in town!
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Date of experience: May 2018
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Response from Stanley I, General Manager at Sifton-Cook Heritage Centre
Responded May 23, 2018
Thanks for helping us spread the word. We really love having children and the energy they bring! I know the children will remember the railway, but there is lots more to see as we tell a different story each year of some aspect of our area’s heritage.
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