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“Good attempt...lacking depth”

Northern Life Museum & Cultural Centre
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“Good attempt...lacking depth”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 27, 2013

I only discovered this museum after having come to this town several times -- it's certainly not well advertised. The museum makes several good starts (looking at the Canol trail and Dr Cass) but doesn't go to any depth. The book, "Thank God, and Dr Cass", and any book on the Canol Trail give amazing depth to the topics that get short shrift in the museum. They would really do well to capitalize on some of the interesting characters through time rather than just providing short paragraphs. Of course, this was all done on a budget and it opened in the 70s -- so the fact that it is still open should be celebrated!

Visited July 2013
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