Lake of the Woods Museum, Kenora

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The award-winning Lake of the Woods Museum, one of the finest small museums in Canada, is located in the City of Kenora, Ontario, the gateway to Canada's west. The Museum was established in 1964 and seeks to promote understanding of and respect for the cultures and heritage of the Lake of the Woods area, and to engage a diverse community in discovery and learning.

Today, this well-established museum is home to a varied and intriguing collection of artifacts and thematic displays and special events.

Come and visit the museum to learn more about the intriguing history of Lake of the Woods.

Admission:

$4 for adults

$3 for students/seniors

$12 for a family

kids under 6 are free
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  • August 15, 2017
    We stopped in here during a rainy day in Kenora. The museum is small but well put together. They also have some fun interactive stations set up throughout that we enjoyed. (Try on old hats, photos opp...  more »
  • July 30, 2017
    Not very big but what a history of the development of Kenora. Extremely well done for a smaller place.  more »
  • July 25, 2017
    I enjoyed this unassuming little museum. To guide us on our tour we were given a brochure that followed along the exhibits and offered many interesting tidbits. Everything was displayed beautifully an...  more »
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  • February 24, 2017
    Very nice exhibits showing the areas history . Very accessible. Plenty of benches to rest on.
  • March 16, 2017
    A fantastic museum Shows the rich history of the town
  • June 20, 2017
    Love it very friendly people
  • June 25, 2016
    This museum is great! The exhibits are well curated, the narrative is well laid out and your (adult) 4$ admission fee includes a state of the art self guided iPad tour.

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