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Pickering Museum Village

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Address: 2365 Concession Road 6, Pickering, Ontario L0L 1H0, Canada
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+1 905-683-8401

Explore the largest living history museum in Durham Region. It's a unique...

Explore the largest living history museum in Durham Region. It's a unique experience brought to life by live pioneers in 18 heritage buildings including a blacksmith's shop, general store, school house, temperance hotel, steam barn and chapel. Visit us today and travel back in time!

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Strolling in the past.

There is nothing better to lighten your mind and redirect your spirit than a stroll in the past. The tour guides are fun and knowledgeable.The location is dreamy and easily... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 13 October 2016
Durham, Canada
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Durham, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

There is nothing better to lighten your mind and redirect your spirit than a stroll in the past. The tour guides are fun and knowledgeable.The location is dreamy and easily accessible by road. The buildings furnished in the time period, allow for great reflection on the simplicity and hardships of a past lifestyle. I left with a greater respect for... More 

2 Thank Fernshadows2016
Ajax, Ontario, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016

Well organized. Tour guides informative. Showed what life was like for pioneers and their descendants. Interesting array of artifacts and buildings in nice settings.

1 Thank Ray B
Pickering, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

Very interesting for local history. Knowlegable staff. Fun reenactments. The only drawback is that is difficult to manage if you have a walking disability

Thank Jane N
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

The village is cute and quaint...it's pretty hidden so driving there is on small roads. You need to go with a tour guide. 1.5 hour tour, the guide was very nice but very slow with his explanations, with a dry slow voice...it made for a brutally long tour. But very kind, and knowledgeable. a bit more enthusiasm would be great!

Thank lmargaret1234
Pickering, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2016

I took my son for a birthday party here and it was just amazing!!! I have lived in Pickering for 14 years and had never gone. We loved it, and the themed birthday party was just unreal.

Thank Paulina G
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2016

This is a great little spot in a nice little Glen that realistically depicts life in early Ontario. The buildings, the tools and clothes, etc. Very educational, and fun.

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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2016

We've been twice - once during the week where, as we were the only ones there, we got a private 1.5hr tour. Very informative. The guide told us about all sorts of interesting facts from life in the past. What's more, the kids got hands-on opportunities to try different tasks which were the daily chores of the pioneers - grinding... More 

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Pickering, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 May 2016

Very interesting, going back in time. You can see all the old time costumes and also how they used to cook, sometimes they put on shows.

Thank Beryl V
Markham, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 May 2016

We went to the Pickering Museum Village on a school field trip and the fresh scones that our guide Rose made for us was the best part of the trip.Rose was very knowledgeable and was nice. We found out when it was school time,if you messed up with the rules at school,you could get in big trouble.

Thank yeungmama
Pickering, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 April 2016

I've visited the Pickering Museum Village a couple of times, and love what has been created there. It's a beautiful piece of history preserved, in the old century homes and decor. The staff dress as they would have in days long gone, which adds to the charm. It's a beautiful stroll through the grounds, visiting the gift shop, sitting by... More 

Thank pjwcanada

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