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Pinhey's Point Historic Site

270 Pinhey's Point Road, Ottawa, Ontario K0A 1T0, Canada
+1 613-832-4347
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Come by boat, car, bike or float plane!

This is a great summer BBQ picnic park that is not very busy. It is located just off Sixth line in... read more

Reviewed 28 January 2017
Life_tourist1963
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Ottawa, Canada
via mobile
Worth the visit, especially in season

Pinhey’s Point, along the Ottawa River, is an historic site with a 200-year old manor house, some... read more

Reviewed 8 November 2016
EJS50
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Massachusetts
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good40%
  • Average32%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
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270 Pinhey's Point Road, Ottawa, Ontario K0A 1T0, Canada
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+1 613-832-4347
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Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

This is a great summer BBQ picnic park that is not very busy. It is located just off Sixth line in the Dunrobin area. Great outdoor spot for a walk, picnic or use the bathroom and shower facilities if you're on a boat in the...More

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Reviewed 8 November 2016

Pinhey’s Point, along the Ottawa River, is an historic site with a 200-year old manor house, some other buildings, and ruins of other buildings. The area is also a park, with a playground area, and a boat pier. I was out of season so unable...More

Thank EJS50
Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

Great for picnics and photos. Very scenic views of the river and they have a small playground for the kids. Museum is only open from May to August but there are special events from time to time

Thank Proneorphan
Reviewed 13 July 2016

We brought our 10 year old son and his friend to the City of Ottawa's campfire and storytelling and its was a good time. Stories were about the local history and songs were great to keep the kids' attention. Visiting the main house afterward was...More

Thank MJ K
Ottawa_Museums, Manager at Pinhey's Point Historic Site, responded to this reviewResponded 18 July 2016

We're happy to hear you had a good time at Pinhey's Point - we'd be even happier to know what we can do to bump your experience up from a 3 to a 5!

Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

Tour guides brought us back in time and were very knowledgeable. Beautifully maintained grounds and gardens. Beautiful views of the Ottawa river.

Thank Rochelle34
PinheysPoint, Manager at Pinhey's Point Historic Site, responded to this reviewResponded 30 June 2016

Thanks for the nice comments @Rocehlle34. We're glad you had a good time and enjoyed the tour!

Reviewed 28 May 2016 via mobile

On a hot spring Saturday, sun shining, the water lapping up onto the shore of the Ottawa River...beautiful!!

Thank Gary T
PinheysPoint, Manager at Pinhey's Point Historic Site, responded to this reviewResponded 30 June 2016

Glad to hear you liked the site @Gary T!

Reviewed 19 March 2016

This historic site is on a hillside overlooking the Ottawa River, There has been a lot of restoration over the years. There entertainment on the grounds at different times during the summer. An interesting look at the way the settlers arrived and lived in the...More

Thank ga0di
Reviewed 14 March 2016

We spend our summers here, kids see animals, fishes, snakes a few times. Great playground, trails for walking, exploring, historic. Great learning experience every time.

1  Thank Neelu I
Reviewed 13 August 2015

We have been meaning to visit this site for a long time. An out of town visitor spurred us on. The house and out buildings are from the late 18th- early 19th century. The house has a lot of the original furniture. The outdoor kitchen...More

1  Thank cebcolpitts
PinheysPoint, Manager at Pinhey's Point Historic Site, responded to this reviewResponded 17 August 2015

We're glad you found a reason to get out and explore this local attraction! Be sure to come back for one of our fall events!

Reviewed 12 August 2015

We visited Pinhey's Point Historic site because we thought there was a bit of beach and we could hang out by the water on a hot day. It was a hot weekday and there was basically no one in sight -- the site felt a...More

Thank CLB_7-Reviews
PinheysPoint, Manager at Pinhey's Point Historic Site, responded to this reviewResponded 17 August 2015

It looks like you missed our biggest annual event - Riverfest - by a matter of days! The museum at Pinhey's Point is open Wednesday to Sunday and we have a few special events coming up this fall. Hopefully you'll make another trip out to...More

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katarinaZ5
14 August 2015|
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Response from Ottawa_Museums | Property representative |
Hi Katarina, I think you may have mixed us up with some place else. Pinhey's Point is a museum and historic site in Dunrobin, not a resort. We'd love for you to come and visit us before the summer is out though!
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