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Daughter’s grade 1 field trip

My daughter 1st grade field trip was going to the Pickering Village Museum, and I was one of the... read more

Reviewed August 7, 2019
yunniked
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Pickering, Canada
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Pickering Museum Village

We had an enjoyable afternoon walking through the village. All the staff we interacted with were... read more

Reviewed August 5, 2019
JamesWest667
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Whitby, Canada
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Explore the largest living history museum in Durham Region. It's a unique experience brought to life by live pioneers in 18 heritage buildings including a blacksmith's shop, general store, school house, temperance hotel, steam barn and chapel. Visit...more
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2365 Concession Road 6, Pickering, Ontario L0L 1H0, Canada
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Reviewed August 7, 2019 via mobile

My daughter 1st grade field trip was going to the Pickering Village Museum, and I was one of the parent whom volunteered. It was a very interesting and knowledgeable trip. Each group have a guide from the museum and explain everything to the children and...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed August 5, 2019

We had an enjoyable afternoon walking through the village. All the staff we interacted with were very friendly and helpful.

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed June 23, 2019

My wife and I dropped by here for a brief visit as we were on our way to Hastings, Ontario. I could not take a tour as it was just opened on nweekends for public explpring. However I spoke with the staff on duty and...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed May 8, 2019

Worth dropping in for a visit. Suggest monitoring museum pioneer dinner offerings. Unique local crop offerings in a pioneer house. An excellent & unique dining experience that takes you back centuries in preparation & atmosphere.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed March 24, 2019 via mobile

We came here with a school group and I have to admit I was a little unsure as to what we were going to experience right in our own backyard. I grew up going to Toronto’s Pioneer Village and didn’t think this would compare at...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed January 16, 2019 via mobile

Great visit ....we were entertained from the moment we arrived to the moment we loaded into our bus.Staff was fantastic. Grounds were immaculate.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed July 9, 2018 via mobile

We took a few classes from our school there for a class trip and it was much better than I had expected it to be. There were tons of hands-on and engaging activities for the kids to do as well as a lot of takeaways...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed July 5, 2018 via mobile

On Thursdays they run a kids at the village event, for slightly more you play some games, then go and do crafts in an air conditioned room. After that you can wander the grounds. Staff are super friendly and helpful, they had free water in...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 3, 2018

My wife and I used the facility to host a birthday party for my son. All activity was engaged with staff. The old school house was used to have cake, drinks and other food, and to exchange presents, The prime activity was a directed game...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Lionel B
Reviewed December 29, 2017 via mobile

As part of a class trip for museum studies, we attended Pickering Museum's ghost walk for the 1837 rebellion - go see it!! The whole museum was amazing and contains a variety of buildings, and you can feel how much the staff and volunteers love...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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ShehzadiF
October 1, 2016|
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Response from lmargaret1234 | Reviewed this property |
Call, it closes early in the year, but I think opens special days!
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Jan B
March 12, 2016|
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Response from Geoff T | Reviewed this property |
No, it doesn't open until April, lots of outdoor stuff, so needs to be not so muddy or snowy. Lots of seasonal stuff and events there, cannot post a link for some weird reason.
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