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Cobourg Museum Foundation, Cobourg

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History Museum · Hidden Gem · Museum
Opened in 2012 is what could be Cobourg's oldest building, Cobourg Museum Foundation narrates the town's history through videos, exhibits, and a working model railway. Ideal for history buffs and families with kids, the center provides a cultural experience that opens a window into the past--the railway will thrill both adults and children. Be sure to check the website for opening dates and times. Make Cobourg Museum Foundation part of your personalized Cobourg itinerary using our Cobourg sightseeing planner.
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  • A little gem in Cobourg. An interesting group of characters from Northumberland County are featured , the train and the history of Cobourg and Port Hope is provided by great guides and information...  more »
  • Went to visit a couple of museums in Cobourg. And was so pleasantly surprised with this little gem. I had no idea about the history of Cobourg and the profound stories. The staff was amazingly...  more »
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  • This is one of those great little museums run by enthusiastic locals. It deserves to survive so, even though it's free, make a donation. Love the garden railway depicting the old steam railway that headed north from Cobourg over Rice Lake.
  • It's a great place to visit if you're interested in the history of old Cobourg and its railway. For all ages and free!

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