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Museum of Ontario Archaeology

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Address: 1600 Attawandaron Rd, London, Ontario N6G 3M6, Canada
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I recently came back here after many many years for the Maple Harvest Fest, and overall it was a very pleasant experience. The Museum itself is quite small, but they do offer... read more

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Oakville, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Nice place with allot of history, received allot of information, the long house was a great experience.

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Toronto, Canada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I recently came back here after many many years for the Maple Harvest Fest, and overall it was a very pleasant experience. The Museum itself is quite small, but they do offer activities for groups and educational sessions for students. On the particular day that I attended, I thought it would be something similar to attending a Maple Sugar Bush;... More 

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London, Ontario, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This museum is very neat. It has a lot of arqueological objects found in the village the Attawandaron tribe used to leave. The have a long house and small tents still in place and a lot of arts made by natives. They also have the harvest celebration, the pow was, every Summer, with cerimonial dances and clothing performed by native... More 

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London, Ontario
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017

My daughter recently attended with a group of Girl Guides and loved it! The tour was amazing and I just learned they offer camps too! Sure has changed since I was last there some 30 years ago!!

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Durham, North Carolina
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 February 2017

The museum is very rustic and education experience. They have events and Pow Wow's. You'll get to see a lot of artifacts.

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Thank dpoin21
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017

i enjoyed my time at this museum. it was very eduational, interesting and surprising. there was a pow wow going on at the time so there was a lot of dance and drumming; people dressed in native costumes; exhibits of crafting etc. the long house was very nice to experience and imagine living in. inside the museum were many artifacts... More 

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Chatham, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

This a must see for any Ontario resident, so important to know/see what was here before the arrival of Europeans. So sorry to see a site like this slowly running down obviously due to lack of support (read $$). Still a must see though.

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London, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016

Great museum for looking at and coming in contact with local native artifacts. You can also have birthday parties or go to day camps at this museum.

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Vancouver
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

I came in wanting to like this place. But the collection is so sparse and poorly curated that I wanted to leave in less than half an hour. Even the Lawson site itself, adjacent to the museum, was a disappointment. There was almost no signage to help a visitor grasp the site... and what signage existed was dated and in... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

We went to London on a weekend trip for some bonding time with my teen. To see the entire museum it took us an hour. We enjoyed seeing he artifacts and going out and seeing the longhouse. Would be interesting to go in September when they have their pow wow

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