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Timmins Museum : National Exhibition Centre

Open Now: 09:00 - 17:00
Open today: 09:00 - 17:00
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We wanted to know about the mines and what the city had to offer and the gal inside was very... read more

Reviewed 15 August 2018
Heather M
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Great for young ones

We visited the Timmins Museum over the March Break and took part in the Kids Celebrate exhibit... read more

Reviewed 17 June 2017
Timmins, Canada
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The Timmins Museum: National Exhibition Centre provides heritage and cultural services to the residents of Timmins. It exists to preserve, present and promote the history, arts and culture of Timmins, Northeastern Ontario and Canada.
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325 Second Ave, Timmins, Ontario P4N 0B3, Canada
+1 705-360-2617
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Reviewed 11 December 2018

We went to the museum with the kids so they could see the war models exposition during for Remembrance Day. The kids really enjoyed the exposition and then we visited the suffragette exposition. It was great being able to explain what the exposition was about...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

We wanted to know about the mines and what the city had to offer and the gal inside was very helpful - recommended the wilderness park to take the tour to feed the elk - best visit for $12! There is a hockey exhibit now...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Heather M
Reviewed 5 May 2018 via mobile

I stopped in here one day after work. I was the only customer in there -3 employees were standing around talking about local hockey and no one even greeted me. No one spoke to me the entire time. The items were boring and with all...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed 26 February 2018

Timmins museum is a wonderful place to go with you or your children, family or even friends to fill some time and learn a little as well. When I had my last visit there with my son, date may differ from below chosen, we had...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank tommyjaneblais
Reviewed 9 November 2017

The museum has just is now reopen after a few months of closure due to major renovations. More renos will come as much of their material is still in temp storage. Currently they offer a great traveling exhibit prepared by the Bank of Canada etc...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank FarnorthGold
Reviewed 28 August 2017

My wife and I enjoyed a good visit to this museum. The exhibits were refreshing and most interesting. Showing us what life was like in early Timmins and area. Authentic items with educational value.

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

We visited the Timmins Museum over the March Break and took part in the Kids Celebrate exhibit travelling from the Museum of History. We went in the Japanese Celebrations. The craft was very age appropriate and my oldest son really enjoyed following the directions and...More

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank khrystey
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

The Timmins Museum is one of Timmins' little hidden treasures! My teenage son and I have been visiting it regularly for many years and always enjoy what's on display...we always enjoy the end of our visit in the gift shop which boasts many unique gifts!...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank durette2016
Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

Small exhibit but great information about the mining town and how it grew to be. Nice gift shop to explore. There was a small art class going on for young kids and it seemed well attended and interactive.

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank 114thelane
Reviewed 10 April 2016

There wasn't much local history. Nothing for kids to see let alone adults. The old museum was so much better. All in all, boring!

Date of experience: November 2015
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