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Muskoka Steamships and Discovery Centre

275 Steamship Bay Rd, Gravenhurst, Ontario P1P 1Z9, Canada
+1 705-687-2115
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Amazing!

Very fun and interactive. Awesome rainy day afternoon activity with a large group of kids. Stuff... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Cierra P
via mobile
Sail Muskoka Lakes with high tea aboard the Wenonah II

To my fellow reviewers who write and I have had the pleasure of reading for wise advice and careful... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
AJnumberone
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Toronto, Canada
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Welcome to the one-of-a-kind Muskoka Discovery Centre where we preserve the traditions of the steamship, boat building and resort era while continually educating the public about life in and around the water.
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good32%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 16:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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275 Steamship Bay Rd, Gravenhurst, Ontario P1P 1Z9, Canada
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very fun and interactive. Awesome rainy day afternoon activity with a large group of kids. Stuff for everyone to do, ages 2-8. They even had a lizard we got to hold and the kids were able to pet it! The button making was a huge...More

Thank Cierra P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

To my fellow reviewers who write and I have had the pleasure of reading for wise advice and careful consideration I raise my high tea cup and say Ahoy Maite...it was great! I took my Mom on the Wenonah II for a 2-hour tour, yes...More

Thank AJnumberone
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One of the trips we booked whilst holidaying in Ontario was the lunch cruise on the Muskoka Steamship from Gravenhurst. We visited the Discovery Centre before embarking on our cruise, there was a very knowledgeble attendant who told us the history of the steamships and...More

Thank geraldandval
Reviewed 17 August 2017

We only went to the discovery center. It was right next door to our hotel and it was raining so we decided to try it out. This is good for smaller kids there are a few activities for the older ones but not too many.

Thank KNGD
Reviewed 9 August 2017

This place is such a gem. I'm so very happy we visited here, and if it was closer to home, would definitely visit regularly. Both my 1 year old and 5 year old were busy for over 3 hours, and did not want to come...More

Thank BangForBuckTraveler
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

Entertaining and educational, special activities for kids and lots of interesting facts to keep everyone occupied for a few hours if desired. Very well done. A must for all visitors to the area.

Thank DebbieAAA
Reviewed 4 August 2017

First off there were signs to the discovery centre t then they dropped off and you were left wondering where it was located. We found the wharf and the steamship but could not locate the discovery centre. The wharf has little shops and reataurants along...More

Thank rathoflisa
Reviewed 18 July 2017 via mobile

We liked the museum. A great way to display antique boats. Lots of good information in a hands on place. They have a day camp for kids, what a great way to get kids interested in boats.

Thank Michael Z
Reviewed 18 July 2017 via mobile

A very interesting place to see. What a great display at this Discovery Centre. You must take time to take this end The display of boats is out of this world as well as other artifacts.

Thank Doug M
Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

The last time we tried to visit it was closed (winter hours) so I was excited to go in and explore this time. Great displays, interactive one for all ages, the boat house is amazing. The pictures and stories about lodges that at one time...More

Thank Dana D
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Bert H
18 July 2016|
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$11 for adults $9.00 for seniors & Military $6.50 for children $25.00 for families (2 adults & up to 5 kids)
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