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“Step back in time!”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of Muskoka Drive-In

Muskoka Drive-In
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Owner description: We are the oldest continuing operating Drive In theatre in all of Canada having opened in 1952. We are unlike any other Drive In experience in the country. Nestled among many indigenous trees like pine and birch, we are unique in that we have a cement movie screen that as built on top of a giant rock that is located on the theatre property. But just not any rock, the screen was built upon Canadian Shield Granite Rock! We have a kid's playground with many of the original play equipment including a giant sand pit filled with toys. We still play cartoons to start the night, vintage intermission snack bar clips and do draws for prizes every night we are open. We are still the ultimate Drive In experience filled with fun, families and nostalgia!
Ottawa, Canada
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11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Step back in time!”
Reviewed June 27, 2013

What a riot! This old time drive-in brings back such great childhood memories, it's just a shame most cities no longer value them. Kids running around the playground pre-movie, some in pjs just like we did as kids. The folks who work there were great. They seemed like one big happy family. They have a raffle in between movies (not sure what the prizes were), and they even sell window screens to keep the bugs out. Concession full of typical snacks, reasonably priced. This was one of the highlights of our trip to this beautiful area. Go!

Visited June 2013
2 Thank 618LEslieH76618
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Bracebridge, Canada
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28 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Who doesn't love a drive-in? Especially while on vacation.”
Reviewed March 18, 2013 via mobile

There's something about watching a movie at the drive in. If you've never tried it you must. I recommend the dusk till dawn features the muskoka drive in offers which has multipul movies for a very reasonable price. They also have per person or car load rates. Snacks are those of a theatre but not quite as expensive which is a bonus.
Great experience while your in cottage country.

1 Thank Muskoka M
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Bracebridge, Canada
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Love It!!”
Reviewed February 28, 2013

My husband and I take our daughter quite often to see movies...brings back memories....good fun family time.......we'll keep going as long it is still there

Visited October 2012
2 Thank Stephie1975
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Algonquin Park
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66 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed January 24, 2013

Great to visit one of the few drive-in movies. It uses the Canadian Shield to elevate the screen, updated with in-car radio reception.

Visited August 2012
2 Thank Nagagamisis
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Orangeville, Canada
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Love it!”
Reviewed October 6, 2012

Reminds me of going to the drive in as a kid. Great people. Fun night out! And my kids love it too. Hope it's still around for their kids!

1 Thank livenlifefully
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