It’s time for you to EXPLORE LONDON’S BEST-KEPT SECRETS this summer. In conjunction with Tourism London, five of London’s premiere museums are set to launch an exciting summer season filled with history, heritage, and culture.
Fanshawe Pioneer Village, London Children’s Museum, Museum of Ontario Archaeology, The Canadian Medical Hall of Fame, and The Royal Canadian Regiment Museum have joined together to provide Londoners, as well as visitors, with a myriad of family and tourist opportunities to visit and explore.
1424 Clark Road, London, ON
Spend a day in the 19th century at Fanshawe Pioneer Village where time and history still lives today, in the 21st century. The past comes alive through daily demonstrations of 19th century trades and farming practices, domestic chores, and social pastimes by costumed interpreters. Each visit promises something new to explore and discover.
701 Oxford St E., London, ON
Then head over to the Royal Canadian Regiment Museum and experience the newly renovated and spectacular history of the RCR Museum that dates back to 1885 in London. Did you know that the RCR barracks were the first barracks ever built by the Canadian Government? Prior to that, the British built military instalments in Canada.
HALL OF FAME
267 Dundas Street, London, ON
The Canadian Medical Hall of Fame is the only national organization dedicated to celebrating the accomplishments of Canadian medical heroes. You’ll be sure to enjoy the three feature exhibits offered — The Brain & Mind, The Vital Flow, and Mother & Child.
21 Wharmcliffe Road S., London, ON
The London Children’s Museum was actually the first Children’s Museum in Canada. This special museum is for young children and their parents to play, learn, and experience fun things together with hands on, interactive exhibits that encourage children to explore and discover science, arts, and heritage.
ONTARIO MUSEUM OF
1600 Attawandaron Rd, London, ON
One of the first of its kind, the Ontario Museum of Archaeology is one of the few remaining authentic archaeology digs within a major city in Canada. Located in the northern part of the city, you can discover 12,000 years of early history in Ontario.
For more information on London go to www.londontourism.ca or to www.londonsecrets.ca. We hope to see you soon!