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“The Rideau Canal Locks”

Rideau Canal Visitor Centre
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Reviewed August 10, 2013

Fascinating 19th century river locks still in use connecting from Ottawa to Lake Ontario. The visitor can see the locks and the nearby museum.

1  Thank S0CalSusan
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Reviewed August 4, 2013

This is simply one fabulous museum if you are a history buff and want to know more about the history of this engineering marvel from the 1820's.

Thank Brad14
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Reviewed July 14, 2013

Despite having relatives who have lived in this area for decades, this was everyone's first visit to the museum and we learned a great deal about the amazing canal system. The set up was informative and everything you would expect from a small museum. We arrived at 2 in the afternoon and were the first visitors of the day, so you don't have to worry about crowds.

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Reviewed June 6, 2013

Nice friendly staff, donation cost and a nice display. Stopped by accident, but sure glad we did. We now want to come back to the area and visit more of the Rideau Canal.

Thank kshauret
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Reviewed May 30, 2013

Museum is great although they are working on the lookout tower so that was not available. There is no charge in 2013 for visiting the museum. Well worth the time and very knowledgeable and friendly staff.
So glad we stopped.

Thank Gail K
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