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Markham Museum

Closed Now: 12:00 - 17:00
Open today: 12:00 - 17:00
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Good - Can be better

The exhibits or the old structures are only accessible with a tour guide and hence one has to wait... read more

Reviewed 2 August 2018
SriJagadishB369
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Markham, Canada
Trip back in time

Walking into this modern museum you will be greeted by a horse dressed in rainbow clothes. The... read more

Reviewed 23 June 2018
sheila270
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Toronto, Canada
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Year-round exhibits about history, environment, and science. Visit our 25-acre historic village, wetland area, working gardens, orchards, ride the carousel or play some mini-golf. Educational programs examine various aspects of life in Markham with...more
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9350 Hwy 48 | at 16th Avenue, Markham, Ontario, Canada
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Reviewed 15 January 2019

Great venue for wedding. Very helpful and knowledge staff. Plenty of antique farming items to admire. Beautiful grounds.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 27 August 2018

lost to see and do for both parents and children. Clean organized . Great for learning for kids. lots of activities and great kids summer camps

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 2 August 2018

The exhibits or the old structures are only accessible with a tour guide and hence one has to wait for the tour guide or join an ongoing tour to get to really step in to the houses, shops etc and understand the history. There can...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 28 July 2018

My recent visit to the museum has seen something I don’t like....history I have seen in the past. I asked and was told they are changing the look of the museum and using space for history instead for space for events. We will be able...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed 27 July 2018 via mobile

I was rather disappointed with my visit: In contrast to most of the “pioneer villages” I’ve visited in Ontario, all the historic buildings were locked and only accessible with a tour guide. Although my guide was pleasant, the tour felt rushed and I would have...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 23 June 2018 via mobile

Walking into this modern museum you will be greeted by a horse dressed in rainbow clothes. The staff was friendly. The price was $6 for adults, free for under 24 months and 13 and under $4. Parking is free. There are 3 floors and you...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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MarkhamMuseum, Communications Assistant at Markham Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 July 2018

Thank you for your feedback. Great photos as well! We are glad you had a wonderful time. We hope you visit again soon! Thanks!

Reviewed 13 June 2018

An overlooked museum, with some interesting exhibits and a well maintained open air portion. Our tour guide was engaging and provided good insight into the buildings.

Date of experience: June 2018
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MarkhamMuseum, Communications Assistant at Markham Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 July 2018

Thank you for your feedback. We are glad you had a wonderful time. We hope you visit again soon! Thanks!

Reviewed 2 January 2018 via mobile

We’ve taken great pleasure in enjoying many facets of Markham Museum over the past few years. Annual festivals bring the grounds to life - AppleFest in September, ScaryFest at Halloween - but there are also interesting standalone exhibitions. The collection of structures and equipment from...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Nthusiast-RCJ
MarkhamMuseum, Communications Assistant at Markham Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 July 2018

Thank you for your feedback. We are glad you had a wonderful time. We hope you visit again soon! Thanks!

Reviewed 17 August 2017

The museum area was the venue for the wedding we attended. There was another one earlier. This is a great place as a venue, lots of places for pictures(weather permitting). Things to see while waiting, clean bathrooms. Good security. Friendly staff. Lots of parking.

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed 10 July 2017

Not much to see. A lot of room to improve. Traffic outside is busy. Parking okay. Admission fee is required.More

Date of experience: June 2017
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MarkhamMuseum, Exhibition Engagement and Communications Administrator at Markham Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 12 July 2017

Thank you for your review and feedback. I apologise that you did not have an excellent experience here at Markham Museum. For summer, we have True or False, a Fun Science Exhibition on display from Sherbrooke Museum of Science and Nature. In the front of...More

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Fay C
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Hi Fay, thank you for reaching out to us. Please call our facilities directly and our Business Development and Event Coordinator would be happy to assist you.
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