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Watson's Mill, Manotick

Categories: Historic Sites, Tourist Spots
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4.4/5 based on 30+ reviews on the web
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  • A nice museum with a lot of explanations regarding the functioning of each machinery. An interesting dive in local history. If you wake up early in the morning you can also enjoy some very good fishin...  read more »
  • The Watson's Mill was picturesquely set along the Rideau with maple trees framing the scene. Sadly, it was too early for the leaves of the trees to be in color. We were greeted at the front door by a ...  read more »
  • The museum in the mill has explanations on each piece of machinery, but no tours. However, they sell stone-ground flour that they mill each Sunday from local wheat. There is a great little second-hand...  read more »
  • Cool history here. Staff really into there jobs. Tour is free and good.
  • Our Canada day traditional visit. A very nice experience and a helpful staff.
  • I stopped in here a couple years back with my family to check out the museum. I recall it being very interesting, and I wish had taken more time to read all about the operations. I remember the staff being very friendly. Admission was free for us at the time.
  • A free museum the mill is operational and has guides dressed in period appropriate clothing. They sell flour that is ground at the mill and duck feed so you can feed the ducks at the dam
  • Maybe one day this will be a great pub and restaurant, but a quaint museum that can still mill oats...and does. Three floors of walk through to help you appreciate the complexity of building a water run mill nearly 200 years ago
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