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“Included free with Segwun tour” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Muskoka Steamships and Discovery Centre

Muskoka Steamships and Discovery Centre
Ranked #4 of 31 things to do in Gravenhurst
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: Welcome to the one-of-a-kind Muskoka Discovery Centre where we preserve the traditions of the steamship, boat building and resort era while continually educating the public about life in and around the water.
Useful Information: Activities for young children, Wheelchair access, Stroller parking, Activities for older children, Bathroom facilities, Stairs / elevator
Toronto, Canada
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499 reviews
31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 249 helpful votes
“Included free with Segwun tour”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 10, 2013

a very historical look at boating on the Muskokas and many restored boats in the water..allow 2 hours to see it very interesting..gives you an appreciation how the area grew and how the rich exploited the area.

Visited July 2013
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English first
St. Catharines, Canada
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14 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“History lesson”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 9, 2013

Unique display of Muskoka history and vintage power boats still privately owned and operated on the lake. Well worth a visit.

Visited July 2013
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1 Thank MacnFergy
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63 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
“Beautiful Museum”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 23, 2013 via mobile

Well worth a visit to see and appreciate the craftmanship of these wonderful boats.Museum is intetesting and there are very helpful volunteers on hand to make visit more enjoyable. Thank you to them.

Visited June 2013
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Thank cufrank
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Orillia, Canada
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38 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“if you like to look at boats here is a wide array of old but goldies”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 2, 2013

you will oooh and aaah for hours the volunteer staff are very knowledgeable and helpful gift shop a little too pricey but the boats are amazing

Visited September 2012
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1 Thank tiffanybond
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GRAVENHURST
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22 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Wooden boats in the museum are really elegant.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 22, 2013

The boats in the water and the history presentation about Muskoka origins were well presented by the experienced volunteer guides.

Visited September 2012
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1 Thank ALAN R
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