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Grey Roots Museum & Archives

102599 Grey Road 18, Owen Sound, Ontario N4K 5N6, Canada
+1 519-376-3690
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Lots of fun for the family

This place has inside and outside attractions , but the buildings outside, showing our dwellings... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Rob S
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Owen Sound, Canada
Nicely done, interesting slice of Grey Bruce history

We spent an afternoon at the museum. It was very interesting to see the history of people living... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Jane C
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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, archival resources and superior customer service create an exciting and educational visitor experience.
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  • Very good45%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“pioneer village” (11 reviews)
“superb job” (3 reviews)
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102599 Grey Road 18, Owen Sound, Ontario N4K 5N6, Canada
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Reviewed 5 days ago

This place has inside and outside attractions , but the buildings outside, showing our dwellings from years back to present day is a must , the people that volunteer are amazing

Thank Rob S
Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent an afternoon at the museum. It was very interesting to see the history of people living in the area and its economy over time through actual buildings, furniture, and various artifacts from times gone by.

Thank Jane C
Reviewed 20 September 2017

We visited the museum to pick up something we had purchased from them and took time to go inside and take a look around. It was filled with such great history and fun. The grounds are packed full of unique things to see and experience....More

Thank sheran59
Reviewed 2 September 2017

A wonderful little museum with some great exhibits. They also have a pioneer village with host/hostesses who were very interactive and informative. Very enjoyable experience and all for a great price. My family loved it!

Thank finallyonvacation
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Excellent museum with a wonderful pioneer village with host/hostesses. Great theatre and films. Good variety of exhibits, currently one has Lego castles. Friendly staff. Low admission fees. Can easily spend 3-4 hours indoors and outdoors.

Thank Canuck102150
Reviewed 7 August 2017

The main museum part is very informative and, at times, quite surprising... especially the part about the history of black people in the area. But the best part of the experience is the historical village out behind the main museum building. The various pioneer houses,...More

Thank shortcat1
Reviewed 12 July 2017

Located out of Owen Sound,this is a new small Country museum with limited space and exhibits- there were 6 including Grey's Black history,prohibition and temperance,a print shop and a visiting interactive exhibit of Lego Castle Builder. Entrance fees include admission to the adjacent Moreston Heritage...More

Thank Cass8-4U
Reviewed 14 June 2017

It was well worth going to this museum. Interesting local history, and they had a Lego exhibit on when we went. The only thing I didn't realize was that the attached pioneer village is not open until later in June.

Thank BKM861
Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

When we went to the museum they had the Tutankhamun exhibit. A great display of replica Egyptian artifacts. Unfortunately the heritage village was closed for the season when we were there. If wanting to see their present exhibit and the heritage village go before Labour...More

1  Thank Shari P
Reviewed 24 May 2017

I've seen museums all over the world. Owen Sound is a small city and they try really hard to give you a little of everything. Not sure what I was hoping for but there was nothing there that I haven't seen before.. Would recommend to...More

Thank Mixtour
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