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Old Schoolhouse

Nice tour of an old historic building. Kids were a bit bored. Good for history buffs and those... read more

Reviewed 25 January 2017
TravelOften1968
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Johannesburg, South Africa
School Trips and Helmcken House

This goes with Helmcken house, take both in to step back in time and learn of life they way it was.

Reviewed 12 March 2012
FCFireConsulting
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Shawnigan Lake, Canada
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“Old Schoolhouse”
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Restored mansion and schoolhouse constructed in the mid-19th century.
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800 Johnson St | (Vancouver Island -- 90 minute ferry ride from Vancouver), Victoria, British Columbia V8W 1N3, Canada
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+1 250-383-4627
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Reviewed 1 December 2017

I've been there several times. Always fascinating look back at history, and a beautiful building on great grounds. Easy to get there from downtown. On a clear day, this is a MUST see!

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank 715richardh
Reviewed 25 January 2017

Nice tour of an old historic building. Kids were a bit bored. Good for history buffs and those interested in a bit of a break from tourist attractions.

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank TravelOften1968
Reviewed 25 March 2015

This is a heritage site one of the earliest buildings in Victoria complete with furnishings and dishes There are guided tours through the site

Date of experience: November 2014
Thank julietelfordfarm
Reviewed 27 August 2012

A little tricky to find at first, and not really worth the visit. The garden is lovely but the house doesn't have enough to really get excited about compared to other heritage sites I've been to.

4  Thank DiscoverAndEnjoy
Reviewed 21 May 2012

Craigflower Farm was a large Hudson Bay Agriculture farm in the 1850s. The site has alot of potential but isn't well interpreted nor the history of agriculture in the area in the early settlement time well interpreted. It has alot of potential.

3  Thank sharonr806
Reviewed 12 March 2012

This goes with Helmcken house, take both in to step back in time and learn of life they way it was.

Thank FCFireConsulting
Reviewed 13 December 2007

This is really a wonderful house and the school house is not to be missed ,Staff were so helpfull,and full of information, it was not busy so we had the whole house to our selves,very nice peice of history.

Thank daytripper008
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