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Visit to Mattawa Museum

Anyone wanting to know life in small town and how it is well displayed with artifacts of those... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Super surprising.

OK, so you're in Mattawa and wondering what to do. This is an absolute must. Be prepared, it's not... read more

Reviewed August 31, 2018
Chris W
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“Visit to Mattawa Museum”
Aug 31, 2018
“Super surprising.”
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285 First Street, Mattawa, Ontario P0H 1V0, Canada
+1 705-744-5495
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Anyone wanting to know life in small town and how it is well displayed with artifacts of those times should visit this museum. Gives you a personal connection with the mixed ethnicity of its residents. This museum’s board and staff have done a remarkable job....More

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Reviewed August 31, 2018

OK, so you're in Mattawa and wondering what to do. This is an absolute must. Be prepared, it's not huge nor is it a slick museum. Staff are super friendly and the collection is unique. We were there for a full 2 and half hours...More

Thank Chris W
Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

Compared to the size of the town of Mattawa, the museum is huge. It has 3 floors with extensive offerings covering pioneer life, Anahero and Grey Owl, the first mayor of Haitan descent in Canada, Mr. Monestime, and other local people of note from the...More

Thank Jeanette S
Reviewed May 18, 2018

We were here one week before the museum opened, but Mattawa does such a good job of putting its history in the open air, that it was still worth the visit. We paired it with checking out the statues spread throughout town, and came off...More

Thank FirstCircle
Reviewed April 29, 2018

Mattawa and area's history is so varied, rich, interesting and unexpected! Worth more than one visit.

Thank TinajoeB
Reviewed October 14, 2017 via mobile

Firstly, if you like rocks you must go here just to check out the giant piece of Mica. And even if you are not a rock nerd, this little museum does a great job showcasing many aspects of Mattawa. Definitely stop by if you are...More

Thank aneums3
Reviewed September 18, 2017

Reasonably priced ($12 Family rate) 3 story Museum with artifacts from the region and information about influential local personages.

Thank Bill A
Reviewed September 4, 2017

What a gem! The museum could not be better! If you want to learn about the area, indigenous peoples, the Voyageurs, the railroad, logging, mining, local luminaries such as Dr. Monestine, Joe Mufferaw, Gilbert Parent, Grey Owl, carved statues, reasonably priced local crafts, local books,...More

Thank Donshari
Reviewed August 16, 2017

We were pleasantly surprised by all the goodies and 3 floors in this museum! So interesting of the local history, the staff were friendly too and let us take our time. We even bought antique jewellery!

1  Thank susan d
Reviewed July 14, 2017 via mobile

Our Family enjoys small town Museums and Mattawa was an excellent stop on our summer Vacation. Our Three sons were entertained enough to make this a great short visit. Always like to see what local history is provided, and the boys liked the authentic displays...More

1  Thank Dave A
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July 31, 2015|
Response from Caz P | Reviewed this property |
Morning, The phone number is 705-744- 5495. I think it is mostly enthusiastic volunteers so I am sure they will be happy to help. I would suggest both avanues of contact to ensure a result. The email is found as a result... More