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Canadian Transportation Museum & Heritage Village

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Address: 6155 Arner Townline County Road 23, RR#2, Kingsville, Ontario N9Y 2E5, Canada
Phone Number: 519 776-6909
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Tue - Sun 8:00 am - 2:00 pm

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Great museum of transportation, diner, heritage village and meeting facility...

Well worth the trip. It is about 10 minute car ride from downtown Essex, Ontario. Great food at the diner for breakfast! Clean rental hall facilities! A great selection of... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Slots2014
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Windsor, Canada

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Windsor, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Well worth the trip. It is about 10 minute car ride from downtown Essex, Ontario. Great food at the diner for breakfast! Clean rental hall facilities! A great selection of heritage homes and log cabins to view of local history! Transportation museum provides viewing and tours of vintage automobiles and can learn a bit of history in the process! Check... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped there with our 7 year old and our 10 month old, but the museum has a lot to offer for all ages. The heritage section is a collection of cabins and household items that is set chronologically so that you can see the progression in all aspects of life. The staff was very patient and answered ALL of... More 

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London, ON
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was a planned stop as part of a day trip to the area and had been chosen based on TripAdvisor reviews and it's location. The place is huge, and I had almost missed it because my GPS wanted me to turn in the opposite direction. It is right at the T of an intersection so you cannot really miss... More 

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Merrickville, Ontario, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016

We didn't realize the extent of this museum and only managed to see the transportation section. But that was an amazing collection of vehicles of all vintages and types. Beautifully restored and displayed, the museum and the knowledgeable curator gave us a first-class tour through the history of transportation, from early carriages to the Bricklin and the solar powered car.... More 

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Windsor, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2016

This is a great place to visit, having a lot of historic buildings, and an old train and train station. The buildings come from the area, which were moved to Heritage Village one at a time. I've been here on Ghost Hunts, which were very fun and shown to be haunted. If you're a history buff, check this place out!

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Kingsville, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2016

Before we moved from Toronto to Kingsville, we'd never heard of Canadian Transportation Museum & Heritage Village.......now we can't stop talking about it to our Toronto family, friends and colleagues. You've got to see this !! The transportation museum traces personal transportation from canoes and wagons, to the first automobiles, to the muscle cars of the 70s. Absolutely fascinating to... More 

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Kingsville, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2016

Lots of old building's a car museum which is great. Have lots of festivals and shows on the site/ Great dinner back in the 50's

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Thank Kathy H
Ontario, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2015

The car museum is smaller but the village is very nice, The 50's dinner open 10-2 i believe has great food and is reasonably priced, item available in the gift shop as well

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Brantford, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2015

Our group of 12 couples driving their hobby cars enjoyed this museum and pioneer village, the volunteer who guided our tour was very knowledgeable of the area, it's history and obviously loved sharing the information. Well worth the small price of admission - allow a couple hours for both tours which are included in the one price.

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Niagara Falls, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2015

if you like old cars & motorcycles come hear. Tour starts @ 10am & 1pm Also good 50's diner for breaky or lunch.

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