Magnetawan Heritage Centre Museum

Magnetawan is located in the Almaguin Highlands region of the Parry Sound District. The Municipality had a population of 1,454 in the 2011 Canadian census. The Municipality encompasses the communities of the Village of Magnetawan and Ahmic Harbour. Magnetawan is approximately 3.5 hours north of Downtown Toronto, 45 minutes north-east of Parry Sound, 45 minutes north-west of Huntsville, and 1-hour south of North Bay.

The Magnetawan Historical Museum has many artifacts commemorating the rich logging and farming history in the area.

This great tourist attraction opens its doors at the very beginning of July and closes for the season at the end of August.

Hours of operation are 10am to 5pm 7 Days a Week

Amongst the museum’s collections are the restored plant and turbine that supplied the first electricity for the village, local historical artifacts and finally a 1930’s style log cabin.

 

Website: http://www.magnetawan.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=23&Itemid=18

Type: Community Museum