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Grey Roots Museum & Archives

Open today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Beautiful place, worth 2 hour +

Great place to immerse yourself to 19th century Canadian people’s farm life. You can either go to... read more

Reviewed 4 September 2018
Erica L
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Grey Roots Museum & Archives

A great place to take your family. Moreston Village is a great experience for the kids. From the... read more

Reviewed 28 August 2018
darlenevanwyck
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Grey Roots Museum & Archives is a multi-faceted attraction that preserves and promotes the cultural and heritage traditions of Grey County. Innovative and informative interpretive programs and demonstrations, rotating exhibits, a heritage village...more
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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102599 Grey Road 18, Owen Sound, Ontario N4K 5N6, Canada
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Reviewed 4 September 2018 via mobile

Great place to immerse yourself to 19th century Canadian people’s farm life. You can either go to inside first which is the museum, or the outside first where you can see the houses evolution starts from 1853. I really like the school scene, you can...More

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Reviewed 28 August 2018

A great place to take your family. Moreston Village is a great experience for the kids. From the pioneer house to the log cabin. They have an old school house, a blacksmith shop and a old fashioned garage. And if it's hot outside you can...More

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greyrootsmuseum, Public Relations Manager at Grey Roots Museum & Archives, responded to this reviewResponded 30 August 2018

Thank you, Darlene!

Reviewed 23 August 2018

This museum is on the history of the immediate geographic area. It works well for all ages between hefty stuff to read for adults or older children 15 and up), things to tour and try little quizzes for kids in the 8-14 range, and interactive...More

Thank Dave C
greyrootsmuseum, Public Relations Manager at Grey Roots Museum & Archives, responded to this reviewResponded 30 August 2018

Thanks so much for your detailed review, Dave! You are correct that our exhibits rotate. Ice Age Mammals is moving out soon, to be replaced with an exhibit on apple farming in Grey County. We aim to have activities for both children and adults, and...More

Reviewed 22 August 2018

If you are in the Area and looking for something to check out this Moreston Heritage Village is a must see It is with the Grey Roots Museum & Archives. This Display of items and artifacts from Days gone by is very well done and...More

Thank Doug M
greyrootsmuseum, Public Relations Manager at Grey Roots Museum & Archives, responded to this reviewResponded 22 August 2018

Thank you so much for your review, Doug! We're so glad you and your family enjoyed your visit to Moreston. Times certainly have changed!

Reviewed 13 August 2018

This is a GREAT Museum and offers an interesting outdoors Pioneer Village Experience as well. Kind of in the middle of nowhere but worth the drive and lots of free parking. Really a very enjoyable visit.

Thank CanadaJones
greyrootsmuseum, Public Relations Manager at Grey Roots Museum & Archives, responded to this reviewResponded 30 August 2018

Thank you so much, CanadaJones! We're so glad you enjoyed your visit and found us worth the drive! Hopefully you were able to stop in at Moreland Place next door and Inglis Falls down the street while you were here, too!

Reviewed 28 July 2018

Grey Roots Museum and Archives is dedicated to the history in the region that I live amd choose to retire in. We might not have a long and exciting a history as european countries but it is still history. I have grey roots.

Thank chickandbeast
greyrootsmuseum, Public Relations Manager at Grey Roots Museum & Archives, responded to this reviewResponded 30 August 2018

Thanks for your review, chickandbeast! We love this area too.

Reviewed 2 July 2018

I have been to Owen Sound several times but this was my first visit to the museum. I learned a lot about the growth and people of Owen Sound. I thought the displays were very well done. I liked the display on Saints and sinners.

Thank Mae M
greyrootsmuseum, Public Relations Manager at Grey Roots Museum & Archives, responded to this reviewResponded 3 July 2018

Thank you, Mae! We're so glad you enjoyed your visit.

Reviewed 13 June 2018

I asked the lady at Reception whether I could learn about the formation of the Niagara Escarpment and she waved me towards the back of the museum and gave me the impression that it was the first time she had ever heard those words in...More

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greyrootsmuseum, Public Relations Manager at Grey Roots Museum & Archives, responded to this reviewResponded 18 June 2018

Hello John, We’re sorry to hear that you had such an unpleasant experience. Our main gallery is at the early stages of a much needed renovation, and we are certainly aiming to make sure exhibits are clear, easy to read, and fully functional. The Ice...More

Reviewed 5 March 2018

A great county museum telling tales of the area and bringing in a blockbuster exhibit every summer - check out Morriston pioneer village and research your roots at the archive...

Thank KateJourney
greyrootsmuseum, Public Relations Manager at Grey Roots Museum & Archives, responded to this reviewResponded 18 June 2018

Thank you Kate! We're so glad you enjoyed your visit!

Reviewed 22 February 2018

we had a great time here, pioneer village all buildings from different times were amazing, old garage with old cars and very knowledgeable volunteer

Thank Hose G
greyrootsmuseum, Public Relations Manager at Grey Roots Museum & Archives, responded to this reviewResponded 18 June 2018

Thank you Hose G! We're so glad you enjoyed your visit!

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