Parkwood National Historic Site, Oshawa

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See an immaculately preserved example of 1920s and 1930s design at Parkwood National Historic Site, former residence of General Motors of Canada founder Samuel McLaughlin. This national historic site offers guided tours through its interior and manicured grounds, all of which represent a rare example of design, landscape, and architecture from the period. Inside, browse memorabilia, trophies, art collections, and photographs in the opulent, original interior. The big highlight is likely to be the gardens, which McLaughlin--an enthusiastic horticulturist--had designed according to the Arts and Crafts aesthetic. Note the site often closes during periods of ice and snow in the garden, and film shootings here are not uncommon, so check the website before you go. Put Parkwood National Historic Site at the forefront of your travel plans using our Oshawa trip itinerary app .
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  • part of Oshawa. Sir Roberts house. Also the home of Professor X. Used in tons of movies and TV shows. It's a very cool time capsule if you're into history. Highly recommend the tour.  more »
  • I have been to this place in Oshawa many times as my husband works in film television and this is a very popular place to shoot. The grounds are extremely beautiful and offer the perfect setting for w...  more »
  • The site is truly amazing. It is very beautiful. A guided tour is included with admission, which is very informative. It is very interesting to see how elegant and breathtaking the house is. The garde...  more »
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