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Arthur Child Heritage Museum

125 Water St, Gananoque, Ontario K7G 3E3, Canada
+1 613-382-2535
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Thank you Maggie!

I had the most enjoyable time meeting Maggie who works in the gift shop at the museum. She helped... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
via mobile

Entry by donation. Small display. Friendly workers. Not an elaborate display. Unfortunately not the... read more

Reviewed 27 September 2016
Roberts Creek, British Columbia, Canada
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125 Water St, Gananoque, Ontario K7G 3E3, Canada
+1 613-382-2535
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I had the most enjoyable time meeting Maggie who works in the gift shop at the museum. She helped me by describing all the beautiful items in the museum shop. The gift shop has some crafts from local artisans as well as First Nations small...More

Thank laineeee
Reviewed 27 September 2016

Entry by donation. Small display. Friendly workers. Not an elaborate display. Unfortunately not the historical type of museum we were looking for.

Thank Rob1282
Reviewed 19 September 2016

The price is based on your desire to make a donation. Interesting summary of many items. Upstairs, there is a wonderful video on Boldt Castle and how it had come into creation, fallen into massive disrepair and current status of renovation. For us, it was...More

1  Thank Bruce C
Reviewed 16 September 2016

If you like seeing things from the past you will enjoy yourself . the model boats are great & every thing is so neat to see. And the staff there are the best.

1  Thank Wayne D
Reviewed 2 September 2016

Take pics of the 3 boats that were hand-crafted & read the plaques on the walls- take your time very relaxing

1  Thank dave c
Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

The museum is located right by the river in Gananoque. We went there not knowing anything about the museum and not really expecting much. My husband and I were both pleasantly surprised with what we found there. My personal favorite was the wheelhouse in the...More

1  Thank Pat F
Reviewed 20 August 2016

You can wander at your own pace, see old uniforms, see reconstructions of the long houses of the original people, birds and animals, as well as maps and photos. Don't miss the beautiful Victorian miniature house. Take the time to see the movie about Bolt...More

Thank ellencnewman
Reviewed 7 August 2016

This small museum gives great insights into the fascinating history of Gananoque and the nearby St. Lawrence River.

Thank WarsawWanderer
Reviewed 28 July 2016

We stopped here to beat the heat and were pleasantly surprised with the displays. Gave a good history of the town and a "movie" of Boldt Castle (that we watched before going there)

Thank chocolatelover62
Reviewed 8 July 2016

A must see place. The gift shop is good, the main displays are good, the Boldt Castle movie is great, and the new clothing history show is also well done.

Thank Dave C
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