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Horseless Carriage Museum

1427 County Road 8 | Fenelon Falls, Fenelon Falls, Kawartha Lakes, Ontario K0M 1N0, Canada
+1 705-738-9576
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Amazing collection of vintage vehicles and mechanical items. Highly recommended.

Took a side trip to Horseless Carriage Museum, with family, while vacationing in the area. We were... read more

Reviewed yesterday
DonBurditt
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Sault Ste. Marie, Canada
SIMPLY MAGICAL* NOT TO BE MISSED

We went to the Horseless Carriage Museum this afternoon and were absolutely amazed by the amount of... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
perootz
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Toronto, Canada
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The Horseless Carriage Museum is a unique, privately-owned museum specializing in pre-1914 transportation and early mechanical technology. We feature five century-old vehicles and a 1895 Sawyer & Massey steam traction engine, rare mechanical music machines and an 1890's General Store, and more. Bus and group tours welcome. Check out our website and blog for more information. (Please note: We are located midway between Bobcaygeon and Fenelon Falls on County Road 8. Please call ahead for an appointment! Open May to November .......weather permitting!
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1427 County Road 8 | Fenelon Falls, Fenelon Falls, Kawartha Lakes, Ontario K0M 1N0, Canada
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+1 705-738-9576

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Reviewed yesterday

Took a side trip to Horseless Carriage Museum, with family, while vacationing in the area. We were all blown away by the tremendous collection of vintage autos, phonographs, music boxes, and so much more. The best part of the visit was the depth of knowledge...More

Thank DonBurditt
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We went to the Horseless Carriage Museum this afternoon and were absolutely amazed by the amount of antiques in this intimate setting. Richard (the passionate collector who has been collecting since he was 12) took us on a tour and explained many of the pieces...More

Thank perootz
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have been to the museum many times and are always amazed. Richard is a wonderful story teller and his collection of 100+ year old vehicles, wooden rimmed bicycles, tractors, music boxes and other memorabilia is outstanding, and so well presented. We took 3 other...More

Thank Bill B
Reviewed 13 June 2017 via mobile

The Horseless Carriage Museum is a treat! The vintage cars and bicycles are in immaculate condition, as are the array of antique music boxes, gramophones, knitting machines, cash registers and pieces too many to name. A collection like this has to be seen! Our host,...More

Thank JCodd
Reviewed 3 June 2017

Richard Bennett gave members of the Victoria British Car Club a grand tour of the museum. It is absolutely amazing and Richard is so knowledgeable and good at explaining the items, their history and the process of restoring them to working condition. This museum should...More

1  Thank doncarlyn1
Reviewed 31 May 2017 via mobile

The horseless carriage Museum was the highlight of our trip to Canada. We were in a houseboat and tied up about 3 miles away from the museum. Richard and Evelyn were busy cleaning up the property from a storm but decided to take the time...More

1  Thank Kuiaha
Reviewed 1 May 2017

Our tour guides Richard and Evelyn were very gracious to give us another amazing tour of their Horseless Carriage museum. My elderly father and I enjoyed our first visit so much, that we decided to revisit on a second occasion and bring along a new...More

1  Thank czerinasling
heritage_hunter, Public Relations Manager at Horseless Carriage Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 May 2017

Our 50th Tripadvisor review for the Horseless Carriage Museum! Thank you for your review. We are always pleased to have our visitors return with new guests. There is always something new to discover that may have been overlooked first time around. Or sometimes, it's just...More

Reviewed 26 April 2017

This is a must see if you are in the area. Old and young will enjoy this museum. The owners are wonderful and interesting people. The work and effort that they have done to preserve our history for generations to come is wonderful.More

1  Thank katiejean53
heritage_hunter, Public Relations Manager at Horseless Carriage Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 May 2017

Thank you for your review. Was nice to have some visitors from Windsor who knew about the Evans & Dodge bicycle and its connection and history with the famous Dodge Brothers. The Horseless Carriage Museum is open early this season and fortunate to accommodate out-of-town...More

Reviewed 25 April 2017

We visited this museum on April 22 and had a fantastic one hour tour given by the owner. Never seen anything like it before. It was fantastic to receive first hand information about how the exhibits were obtained, where they were from and how they...More

1  Thank Waterloo73
heritage_hunter, Public Relations Manager at Horseless Carriage Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 27 April 2017

Thank you for your review and sharing your experience at the Horseless Carriage Museum. It has been Richard's goal to make each exhibit at the museum special with its own individual story. So, if in the future, you recall a story or remember the music...More

Reviewed 25 April 2017

An amazing little gem near Fenelon Falls. Very knowledgeable guide who was passionate about his antiques! You don't want to miss this!

1  Thank MMcB158
heritage_hunter, Public Relations Manager at Horseless Carriage Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 25 April 2017

Thank you for being our first visitor and first Tripadvisor reviewer of the Horseless Carriage Museum 2017. Weather has allowed us to open early this year so we are ready to book tour appointments earlier than expected. Please call ahead.

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