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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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+1 519-473-1360
10:00 - 16:30
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The museum is very rustic and education experience. They have events and Pow Wow's. You'll get to see a lot of artifacts.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
Durham, North Carolina
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London, Ontario
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

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!!

Thank mickeychick
Durham, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

Thank dpoin21
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 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 

Thank leon l
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.

Thank pwohara
London, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
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.

Thank Dan D
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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

Thank Jane R
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 June 2016

Longhouses, etc did not have many 'comforts' and all you spoiled, pampered people should educate yourselves. Saying the place needs work and in the same breath whining about admission fee is selfish and counterproductive. You want more but not willing to contribute? Shame on you! Looking for bright shiny things? go to Disneyland!

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London, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 March 2016

nice displays and informative attraction - great for a rainy or cold day - just a little hard to find

Thank LondonsBest
London, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2015

Toured the grounds and learned much about the ways of our indigenous peoples. A must see for all Canadians, learn about Native history and culture..

Thank Kenley_12

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