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Muskoka Heritage Place, Huntsville

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History Museum Museum
In 1958 the Huntsville Rotary Club was aware of the growing number of family artifacts that were showing up at community events. So they set up a temporary small pioneer museum and began to collect and sort these artifacts in an empty school building on Caroline St. Not long after, two members of the local Rotary came up with the idea of a pioneer village and other Rotarians agreed.

They found a site just off Brunel Road 33 acres very close to Huntsville's downtown and equipped with its very own beaver pond which was, and is, a pristine slice of natural Muskoka.
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  • Wonderful place to take the family and show how life was like way back when. Nice staff and very informative.  more »
  • We spent a good couple hours here which was just about right. Plenty to see and all very interesting. The only disappointment was the train ride which, frankly, was very short and very slow. It's cert...  more »
  • Visited this museum on a wet Saturday but found lots to look out and lovely people to talk to. Interesting collection of houses giving a view of a pioneer village. Loved the animals, church and farmho...  more »
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  • Visited on a drizzly day, but pretty pleasant nonetheless. Well laid out little huts and houses, with some demonstrations going on and people to help. Good fun and great value.