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Cornwall Community Museum

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Information center and free museum

Our first stop of the day was Cornwall. We stop by the Lamoureux Park and noticed the information... read more

Reviewed 8 August 2018
JLC-mtl2015
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Montreal, Canada
out of town guests

Took them to the museum and a nice young man gave us a very informed tour of the home he then gave... read more

Reviewed 23 July 2018
354award
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Cornwall, Canada
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160 Water Street West, Cornwall, Ontario, Canada
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Reviewed 8 August 2018

Our first stop of the day was Cornwall. We stop by the Lamoureux Park and noticed the information center. To our surprise it was not only an information center but a fresh museum. Since half the family was missing, we went around quickly. My daughter...More

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Don S, Manager at Cornwall Community Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 10 August 2018

The Museum and Tourism staff are glad that you enjoyed your vist.

Reviewed 6 August 2018

It's set within a nice park so if you're visiting the park it's a definite addition to an afternoon in Cornwall. It's small but there is a lot you can learn about the area and its history.More

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Don S, Manager at Cornwall Community Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 7 August 2018

Your comment is interesting; the most common comment that we receive is that the building is larger than most people realized. Whether or not visitors avail themselves of a guided tour by Museum staff is also a key factor in their overall experience. Thank you...More

Reviewed 23 July 2018

Took them to the museum and a nice young man gave us a very informed tour of the home he then gave us ideas of places to visit we were very impressed with our experince there

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Don S, Manager at Cornwall Community Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 24 July 2018

Thank you for visiting.

Reviewed 25 June 2018 via mobile

It was a pleasure to discover this gem while meandering the paths by the waterfront. The staff was very welcoming and enthusiastic and made Cornwall’s history come alive. Thanks for the very informative and pleasant visit. Candi

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Don S, Manager at Cornwall Community Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 28 July 2018

Thank you for visiting us.

Reviewed 4 February 2018

As part of our tour of Cornwall we took visitors from New England to the Cornwall Community Museum. They were thrilled and later described it as one of the highlights of their visit. Don Smith did an outstanding job of taking us on a tour...More

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Don S, Manager at Cornwall Community Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 23 February 2018

How good of you to bring your guests for a visit. I recall your visit, including the humour that was exchanged. Thank you for the kind words. To show your support and interest in preserving our rich and proud heritage, you may express your interest...More

Reviewed 22 October 2017

Did a tour of our own city and always passed this place and today decided to go in for a visit. Tour guide was very knowledgable and handled the children there with ease. Made them a part of the tour. House was built in 1840...More

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Don S, Manager at Cornwall Community Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 23 February 2018

Thank you for your visit and review. To show your support and interest in preserving our rich and proud heritage, you may express your interest in the City’s budget feedback page by clicking on this LINK and completing their survey, asking to retain the current...More

Reviewed 5 September 2017

Great little museum run by the historial society - Man who did the tour had great knowledge and obviously loved his job. Lots of artefacts from history of the town. Well worth a visit - by donation.

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Don S, Manager at Cornwall Community Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 7 September 2017

We're glad that you enjoyed your visit; thank you for the positive report.

Reviewed 1 September 2017

Excellent little museum. The historians there are very helpful and had a lot of resources that were useful to me. I was expecting a quick little trip through the exhibit and ended up with valuable information for the family history that I had traveled to...More

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Reviewed 23 August 2017 via mobile

We had a lovely visit at the museum and this home, the Wood house holds a special place in my heart as this home belonged to my Great Grandparents. This is the home where my mother was raised. The Wood House is full of many...More

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Don S, Manager at Cornwall Community Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 25 August 2017

We're glad that the Boucher family enjoyed their visit.

Reviewed 21 June 2017

A very interesting afternoon spent being shown around and hearing about the interesting past of a historic town

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Don S, Manager at Cornwall Community Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 25 August 2017

The roots of Ontario and Canada go back to these Loyalist settlements in what is now Southern Ontario; we're glad that enjoyed learning about that.

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