Tower of History, Sault Ste. Marie

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  • We felt this attraction was overpriced, but we did enjoy the view from the top of the tower, lingering for quite some time to watch some freighters approach the locks.  more »
  • This is an old piece of architecture that itself is interesting. Inside, not so much history as hyped. Some artifacts from the area and several documentaries that run periodically. The view of the cit...  more »
  • You can go up in the tower and have a great view of the locks and the town. The name is misleading in that it is not a history museum but more of a lookout place.  more »
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  • A little disappointed. We went to see the Christmas lights but, sadly, there were very few to be seen. It's wonderful in the daytime, but not worth the trip for the lights
  • Worth touring. There is an elevator that takes you almost to the top, and then up a flight of stairs to an open air observation deck. What views of the city and the river!
  • The view is amazing! We took our 9 and 10 year old and they loved going up to the top of the tower. We saw 3 freighters go through the locks.
  • Nice views of the 2 Saults there is an elevator, it is street parking, but it does have a wheel chair ramp, with an elevator. There is a step going down into the beginning of the gallery, but they may have put a ramp in as well.
  • Very interesting. It gave me a good idea of the history of the area and locks.

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Where to stay in Sault Ste. Marie

Hotels by the water have unrivaled views of ships passing through the Soo Locks. This downtown also features lively shopping streets, interesting architecture, and some fine restaurants. Many of the other accommodations in the city are located along the street leasing to the downtown area. Along this lively and convenient avenue, you'll find a bunch of motels and budget hotels.
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