This is the actual railcar that was used in Northern Ontario to bring a teacher to the wilderness many years ago. The complete story, including how the abandoned car was found, transported to Clinton and restored. Fascinating. Excellent guide. Admission by donation.
I had clipped this activity out of a newspaper ad ages ago and with the Victoria Day holiday upon us, I decided to take the kids on a road trip. We were the first visitors of 2016 and got the royal treatment! Our guide was so knowledgeable and, being a retired teacher, she was excellent at engaging my children and... 更多
The School on Wheels tells the story of the Sloman Family, who lived in this car and travelled via rail to remote areas of the wilderness bringing education to all. What a neat glimpse back in time to see what life must have been like riding the rails in this school car. A favourite place of mine to visit and... 更多
I was surprised at how much information was crammed in this compact museum! I visited this summer with my young sons and we were all thrilled to discover what life was like living on this small railcar at the turn of the century. My boys enjoyed playing with the retro games and antique toys!
I was very pleasantly surprised and even moved by the visit to this modest looking museum. I visited with my mother who loved seeing many familiar objects from her childhood and a fellow teacher with whom I marvelled at the incredible story of dedication and innovation the teachers on these train car schools demonstrated in the days when the railway... 更多
This is a most unusual historic site being an old railway car that once thundered the rails of Northern Ontario... 更多
Fascinating to see how the teacher & family lived, how kids 'in the bush' managed to get their education. A... 更多