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Markham Museum, Markham

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Markham Museum is a 25acre open-air museum, located in Markham, Ontario, Canada. It is dedicated to the preservation of old buildings and artefacts from Markham's past, especially as a rural village has become an urban centre. The site features nearly 30 buildings: houses, barns, sheds, a train station, a school, a general store, a church, a blacksmith, a harness shop, a saw mill, a cider mill, and many more. One of the oldest buildings is the Hoover House, built in 1824 by a Mennonite family who were originally from Pennsylvania.The site has been open since 1971, using the former Mount Joy School as its main offices and archives. The museum is located at 9350 Highway 48
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  • August 17, 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...  more »
  • July 10, 2017
    Not much to see. A lot of room to improve. Traffic outside is busy. Parking okay. Admission fee is required.  more »
  • March 9, 2017
    the administration/ lobby of the building looks modern but once you step through you get a glimpse of the olden days. Great for school trips, anyone who likes museums and are interested in history. Al...  more »
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  • April 16, 2017
    There's nothing to see at the Markham museum. The whole point of a museum is to see artifacts with historical value, but that place is just old..
  • June 13, 2017
    awesome history about early settlers and how they lived
  • June 18, 2017
    Beautiful setting for an outdoor wedding!
  • November 23, 2016
    Nice place and the staff were nice when we inquired for wedding rental. It is an outdoor wedding there.
  • July 10, 2016
    Great location with lots of fun activities for families. The main exhibit is changed out regularly, but the parkland holds many beautiful old buildings that share a part of the story of Markham. There is also a full professional staff to assist in research or genealogical inquiries.

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