"Morrisburg and the Upper Canada Village" Morrisburg by janika

Morrisburg Travel Guide: 23 reviews and 62 photos

Life the way it used to be

Welcome to Morrisburg / Upper Canada Village. This page will show you the life, trades, buildings, people and animals of the traditional 18-th century, Canadian village.

Many of the buildings now in Upper Canada Village were moved to the site before the village opened to the public in 1961. Since then, however, the Village has continued to grow and change like any living community, in order to expand and improve its representation of life in Upper Canada.



This is a fully functional village with real people and animals living in it. It is located about 10 kilometers east from the town of Morrisburg it self.
Please view the many, many pictures I uploaded to the travelogues. Every picture speaks for a thousand words so make sure you take the time and enlarge each and every one of them for a much better view. If you are planning to visit the village, prepare yourself. You'll need the entire day and ensure that you have plenty of food and drinks with you. The village is quiet large and you have to walk through it on foot. You always have the option to hop on the horse carriage wagon but than you must get off it when you want to see something and the carriage will not wait for you.

Parking in front of the village is free and there is no entry into the park with your own car. Enjoy!

Pros and Cons
  • Pros:Interesting, educational, fascinating
  • Cons:None
  • In a nutshell:Fun day activity for the kids and you
  • Last visit to Morrisburg: Aug 2003
  • Intro Updated Aug 10, 2003
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  • hunterV's Profile Photo
    Jan 13, 2008 at 12:24 AM

    Yes, John, the bread must be really wonderful and delicious...Great experience!

  • deecat's Profile Photo
    May 25, 2004 at 10:04 AM

    John, this is an excellent group of pages about a very interesting place. Super travelogues. My favorite is about the people. Funny tourist trap of manure (LOL). Thanks

  • keeweechic's Profile Photo
    Mar 17, 2004 at 9:09 PM

    What a grea village to visit.... a great way to experience what life was like back then. I love that hotel, shame you can't stay there. Great commentary.. obviously watch where you walk:-)

  • Paul2001's Profile Photo
    Dec 6, 2003 at 5:51 PM

    Superb page. Upper Canada Village is one of the best Open Air Museums in North America.

  • Aug 28, 2003 at 11:12 AM

    It's nice to know this small village through your eyes..and I love the colours in Queen Elizabeth Gardens...I bet they have pretty flowers there..Thanks for sharing this page to us! Btw, looks like u had a wonderful meeting!

  • kimmo_v's Profile Photo
    Aug 18, 2003 at 8:08 AM

    Excellent page!!!!!! Those physicians tools looks, eh, violent? Gazette made me an impression, as i work as a printer. Really nice page! That hotel soinds weird; No vacancy, like, ever??!!

  • matcrazy1's Profile Photo
    Aug 17, 2003 at 7:48 AM

    FANTASTIC and unusual page and destination! Thanks for instructions of getting milk from a cow, I must try it :-). May i ask you whether you stole any eggs there? :-)))

  • HORSCHECK's Profile Photo
    Aug 17, 2003 at 5:19 AM

    Brilliant photos and interesting comments about that amazing twom in Canada ... I hope you haven´t stolen any eggs .. *smile*

  • sim1's Profile Photo
    Aug 17, 2003 at 4:45 AM

    Wowww, excellent page about the Upper Canada Village!!!! Hahaha, I just love that sign of the egg stealers :-)))

  • mafootje's Profile Photo
    Aug 17, 2003 at 12:46 AM

    Very good pages, ive been to a simular kind of villages in New Jersey....Brought back memories

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