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Grey Roots Museum & Archives

102599 Grey Road 18, Owen Sound, Ontario N4K 5N6, Canada
+1 519-376-3690
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Great value and good for children

Excellent museum with a wonderful pioneer village with host/hostesses. Great theatre and films... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Canuck102150
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Owen Sound, Canada
Well worth the admission!

The main museum part is very informative and, at times, quite surprising... especially the part... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
shortcat1
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Sudbury, Canada
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Grey Roots Museum & Archives is a multi-faceted attraction that preserves and promotes the cultural and heritage traditions of Grey County. Innovative and informative interpretive programs and demonstrations, rotating exhibits, a heritage village, archival resources and superior customer service create an exciting and educational visitor experience.
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  • Very good46%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
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102599 Grey Road 18, Owen Sound, Ontario N4K 5N6, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent museum with a wonderful pioneer village with host/hostesses. Great theatre and films. Good variety of exhibits, currently one has Lego castles. Friendly staff. Low admission fees. Can easily spend 3-4 hours indoors and outdoors.

Thank Canuck102150
Reviewed 1 week ago

The main museum part is very informative and, at times, quite surprising... especially the part about the history of black people in the area. But the best part of the experience is the historical village out behind the main museum building. The various pioneer houses,...More

Thank shortcat1
Reviewed 12 July 2017

Located out of Owen Sound,this is a new small Country museum with limited space and exhibits- there were 6 including Grey's Black history,prohibition and temperance,a print shop and a visiting interactive exhibit of Lego Castle Builder. Entrance fees include admission to the adjacent Moreston Heritage...More

Thank Cass8-4U
Reviewed 13 June 2017

It was well worth going to this museum. Interesting local history, and they had a Lego exhibit on when we went. The only thing I didn't realize was that the attached pioneer village is not open until later in June.

Thank BKM861
Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

When we went to the museum they had the Tutankhamun exhibit. A great display of replica Egyptian artifacts. Unfortunately the heritage village was closed for the season when we were there. If wanting to see their present exhibit and the heritage village go before Labour...More

1  Thank Shari P
Reviewed 23 May 2017

I've seen museums all over the world. Owen Sound is a small city and they try really hard to give you a little of everything. Not sure what I was hoping for but there was nothing there that I haven't seen before.. Would recommend to...More

Thank Mixtour
Reviewed 9 April 2017

This a museum worth visiting. It is a wonderful example of how a community can explain and showcase its area. They have done a superb job with this. They also offer wonderful programs regarding the area. More musems should adopt this model

1  Thank GeraldineLady
Reviewed 22 February 2017 via mobile

We attended the Egyptian exhibit and visited this museum for the 1st time. Was really impressed with the displays and information provided. Exhibits flow well, hold attention, and have great interactive components. We were not able to tour the town attached to the museum as...More

1  Thank lynn1430
Reviewed 20 February 2017

I went to this museum while visiting some relatives in the area. This is a very nice museum in a new bright modern building. It has a theater, large water feature, several exhibition halls and an outdoor pioneer village, as well as a gift shop....More

1  Thank 2torontotraveller
Reviewed 15 November 2016

Just recently my family and I attended the Pratie Oaten Irish Festival. There is always an event happening with music and fantastic entertainment. A perfect spot for all ages. Worth a trip to see what they have going on.

1  Thank WandaWestover
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