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Pickering Museum Village

2365 Concession Road 6, Pickering, Ontario L0L 1H0, Canada
+1 905-683-8401
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Spirit Walk; A call to rebellion. The Rebellion of 1837.

We went to watch the Spirit Walk; A call to Rebellion at the Pickering Village Museum. We took a... read more

Reviewed 14 September 2017
Harriet H
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Mississauga, Canada
Pickering Weekend Getaway

My husband and I had an amazing time learning about Pickering and how much life and technology... read more

Reviewed 2 September 2017
Kristiner_Taylor
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Mississauga, Canada
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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!
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good31%
  • Average6%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
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“stuffing” (2 reviews)
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2365 Concession Road 6, Pickering, Ontario L0L 1H0, Canada
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Reviewed 14 September 2017

We went to watch the Spirit Walk; A call to Rebellion at the Pickering Village Museum. We took a group of Scouts aged 11+ and we had a great evening. You are expected to walk around the site from sketch to sketch. You are walking...More

1  Thank Harriet H
Reviewed 2 September 2017

My husband and I had an amazing time learning about Pickering and how much life and technology changed within the town. It was great to see how the houses evolved from early settlement to 1920's. We recommend you do the guided tour that is offered....More

Thank Kristiner_Taylor
Reviewed 27 August 2017

As my title says, it was almost completely empty, and that was on a SATURDAY in July, with decent weather. Maybe it's just not promoted enough, but there is definitely a huge problem with the City of Pickering website which needs to be fixed. Every...More

1  Thank Philip C
Reviewed 3 June 2017

Our family visited the Village on its opening day. Cheerful box office staff in a well-stocked gift shop with locally handmade products, knowledgeable guided tour from a fellow who knew his subject matter, and an all round pleasant experience. Highly recommended!

1  Thank pjbue
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...More

4  Thank Fernshadows2016
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
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
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...More

1  Thank lmargaret1234
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
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.

Thank 25bradleyt
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ShehzadiF
1 October 2016|
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Response from lmargaret1234 | Reviewed this property |
Call, it closes early in the year, but I think opens special days!
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Jan B
13 March 2016|
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Response from Geoff T | Reviewed this property |
No, it doesn't open until April, lots of outdoor stuff, so needs to be not so muddy or snowy. Lots of seasonal stuff and events there, cannot post a link for some weird reason.
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