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Central Experimental Farm

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delight of nature in heart of city

in summer gardens are lovely in winter sledding in arboretum is fun to watch or join in a gem in... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Safari37094507995
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I love going here and seeing the beautiful gardens with the flowers. Nice place to take children... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Tracy-Anne B
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  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
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This 500-hectare working farm serves as an experimental station for both farmers and food manufacturers.
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Prince of Wales Dr. | at Experimental Farm Dr., Ottawa, Ontario K1G 5A3, Canada
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+1 613-991-3044
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All reviews farm animals dairy cows ornamental gardens great place to take the kids play structure beautiful flowers kids will love march break couple of hours across the street great visit nation's capital all ages arboretum horses greenhouse picnic
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Reviewed 1 week ago

in summer gardens are lovely in winter sledding in arboretum is fun to watch or join in a gem in the heart of our city

Thank Safari37094507995
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I love going here and seeing the beautiful gardens with the flowers. Nice place to take children to see the animals. I was there in the late afternoon, and when we walked in the barn we were disappointed to see that some stalls had not...More

Thank Tracy-Anne B
Reviewed 2 September 2018

I went with really no expectations but was pleasantly surprised with the extensive gardens. Really nice for photography. Next time I will bring my bike.

Thank Leanne C
Reviewed 30 August 2018

I was disappointed in this farm because I thought I was going to see exhibits and discussions on experiments in farming. I expected to see unusual growing techniques and new farming practices. However, this farm is geared for kids to see animals and an exhibit...More

Thank Linda M
Reviewed 24 July 2018 via mobile

This is a great place to go while in the area. The farm museum is a self tour, with lots of farm animals, many different kinds. There are lots of buildings to walk through and see animals. If you have the opportunity to have a...More

Thank kathiev_13
Reviewed 2 July 2018 via mobile

This is a great place to smell the roses. There are besutiful gardens on the grounds including amazing hybrid roses you dont see everywhere. Not to mention a 100+ year old buttonwood tree. Amazing! You can park for free near the gardens parking for the...More

Thank Gary W
Reviewed 26 June 2018

Just a short drive from the city centre is this beautiful area that has ornamental gardens, tropical greenhouses and an area of several buildings that have animals that would be a great visit for kids. I biked here to view the gardens and the tropical...More

Thank Patrick S
Reviewed 3 June 2018

Very well set up for both adults and kids. You can pet many of the animals. Very friendly and knowledgeable staff. Lots to see, and you can spend a lot of time here.

Thank LimeSlurpee
Reviewed 22 May 2018

I did not believe when they told me we were going to stay in front of a farm in the middle of Ottawa, it is such a lovely view and nice place jut to walk or stroll around

Thank ValvaMG
Reviewed 17 May 2018

The experimental farm is an awesome experience for young and old to experience an operational farm for yourself. With friendly, experienced staff, a wide range of farm animals and exhibits, everyone is bound to have a good time. It's close to the beautiful arboretum, and...More

Thank thenaturenerd
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