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Museum of Ontario Archaeology

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Address: 1600 Attawandaron Rd, London, Ontario N6G 3M6, Canada
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10:00 - 16:30
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very interesting though a bit rough

i enjoyed my time at this museum. it was very eduational, interesting and surprising. there was a pow wow going on at the time so there was a lot of dance and drumming; people... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
leon l
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

i enjoyed my time at this museum. it was very eduational, interesting and surprising. there was a pow wow going on at the time so there was a lot of dance and drumming; people dressed in native costumes; exhibits of crafting etc. the long house was very nice to experience and imagine living in. inside the museum were many artifacts... More 

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Chatham, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

This a must see for any Ontario resident, so important to know/see what was here before the arrival of Europeans. So sorry to see a site like this slowly running down obviously due to lack of support (read $$). Still a must see though.

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London, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016

Great museum for looking at and coming in contact with local native artifacts. You can also have birthday parties or go to day camps at this museum.

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Vancouver
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

I came in wanting to like this place. But the collection is so sparse and poorly curated that I wanted to leave in less than half an hour. Even the Lawson site itself, adjacent to the museum, was a disappointment. There was almost no signage to help a visitor grasp the site... and what signage existed was dated and in... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

We went to London on a weekend trip for some bonding time with my teen. To see the entire museum it took us an hour. We enjoyed seeing he artifacts and going out and seeing the longhouse. Would be interesting to go in September when they have their pow wow

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 June 2016

Longhouses, etc did not have many 'comforts' and all you spoiled, pampered people should educate yourselves. Saying the place needs work and in the same breath whining about admission fee is selfish and counterproductive. You want more but not willing to contribute? Shame on you! Looking for bright shiny things? go to Disneyland!

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London, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 March 2016

nice displays and informative attraction - great for a rainy or cold day - just a little hard to find

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London, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2015

Toured the grounds and learned much about the ways of our indigenous peoples. A must see for all Canadians, learn about Native history and culture..

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London, Canada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2015

This could be a really wonderful museum. The collection they have is wonderful and interesting. But it is dated. It needs to be brought into this century. Everything was dusty, and the drawers all stuck. I understand they do some camps with kids as well as host various events which all sound amazing, but the exhibit itself needs some attention.... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2015

We love to visit museums, especially ones that tell of Canadian history. So, we were slightly disappointed by this museum's state of affairs. It doesn't look as though it's been properly maintained for some time. It had an air of neglect hang over it. What a shame!

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