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Eldon House - London

Eldon House is London's oldest surviving residence. Built in 1834 by Captain John Harris, the historic house remained in the Harris family until 1959, when it was given to the...

Historic Building

maple tree carved by local sculptor Adam Connolly depicting the history of the Mississaugas of Scugog Island First Nation

Scugog Shores Museum Village & Archives - Port Perry

The Scugog Shores Museum Village & Archives mission is to preserve, research, interpret and exhibit artifacts that illustrate the cultural and natural history of the Township...

Community Museum | Living History Site

Griffin House, National Historic Site, Underground Railroad, Black Heritage Network, Events

Griffin House - Ancaster

Visit this preserved early 19th century home, set on a hilltop overlooking the beautiful Dundas Valley.Explore the history of Enerals Griffin and other early Black settlers and...

Community Museum | Historic Building

Ken Seiling Waterloo Region Museum - Kitchener

Ken Seiling Waterloo Region Museum is the largest community museum complex in Ontario, encompassing a museum, heritage village, hall of fame, and curatorial centre. We are open...

Community Museum | Living History Site

Rainy River District Women's Institute Museum - Emo

The site's collection includes pioneer artifacts relating to the settlers in the Rainy River District. Special events include a "Celebration of Heritage Day" the...

Community Museum

Chatham-Kent Black Historical Society - Chatham

The Chatham-Kent Black Historical Society is a Non-profit Registered Charity, which was founded in 1992 and incorporated in 1994. We are an affiliated society of the Ontario...

Community Museum | Ethnically Specific Museum

Hamilton Children's Museum, Interactive Learning, Wednesday Wigglers, Imagination, Family Friendly

Hamilton Children's Museum - Hamilton

Hamilton Children’s Museum invites young visitors to stretch their imagination as they touch, build and experiment in a friendly, child-focused setting. Home to interactive...

Children's Museum | Community Museum

Pickering Museum Village - Temperance house

Pickering Museum Village - Greenwood

Nestled on the banks of Duffins Creek, this living history village represents the early settlement and development of Pickering Township from 1810 to 1920. The site has historic...

Living History Site | Community Museum

Royal Canadian Legion Branch 63 Collingwood - Collingwood

This is a Military Museum located within Branch 63 of the Royal Canadian Legion. Currently we have a display commemorating WW1 which began 100 years ago this (2014) August. We...

Resources

Workers Arts and Heritage Centre - Hamilton

Mandate of The Workers Arts and Heritage CentreOur Vision......is a Canadian society that recognizes, remembers and values the experiences and continued contribution of all...

Cultural Centre

Council of Heritage Organizations in Ottawa / Conseil des organismes du patrimoine d'Ottawa - Ottawa

CHOO/COPO began as a meeting of heritage groups under the aegis of the City of Ottawa's Department of Culture and Recreation. It met informally from 1988 to 1990, before...

Resources

Callander Bay Heritage Museum & Alex Dufresne Gallery - Callander

“Why is there a barbershop in your museum?” ...because our museum started in a barbershop! In 1979 the town barber, Alex Dufresne, convinced the town council to...

Community Museum | Public Gallery

North Bay Museum - North Bay

Focusing on the late 1800s to 1960s, this community museum encompasses a wide range of subject matter, including social history as well as a good representation of working class...

Community Museum | Historic Building

1000 Islands History Museum

1000 Islands History Museum - Gananoque

The Museum provides the visitor with an inviting setting to reflect on the history of the area. The building is reminiscent of the original islands cottages and fabulous hotels...

Cultural Centre

Clarington Museums and Archives - Bowmanville

This community museum is a series of three cultural sites.Sarah Jane Heritage Centre hosts a series of in-house and travelling exhitions. On site is a large archival...

Community Museum | Historic Building

Muskoka Heritage Place - Museum, Village & Train - Huntsville

Muskoka Heritage Place - Museum, Village & Train Historic museum, with pioneer village and operational train on site. Museum open year round. Site open May long weekend to...

Living History Site | Railway Museum

Friends of the CAMH Archives - Toronto

The "Friends of the Archives" is a separately incorporated volunteer organization, linked to CAMH's Volunteer Services Department as well as to the Archives. It was...

Archives

Battlefield House Museum, War of 1812, Battle of Stoney Creek, Birthday Parties, Events, Rentals

Battlefield House Museum & Park - Stoney Creek

Visit this early 19th century homestead once home to the Gage family. The Gages worked the land with their ten children and became a strong voice in the hamlet of Stoney Creek....

Historic Building | Living History Site

Mississippi Valley Textile Museum - Almonte

The museum is located in the former annex of the Rosamond Woolen Company Complex, a National Historic Site of Canada. Built in 1866, the mill was at one time the largest woolen...

Specialized Collection | Art Museum / Gallery

Thorold and Beaverdams Historical Society Museum - Thorold

Documentation, photos, maps, artificats related to the history of Thorld/Beaverdams and the immediate area. The museum has a large collection of Thorold newspapers, as well as...

Historic Building | Multidisciplinary Museum

Algonquin Logging Museum - Whitney

Visitors to this indoor/outdoor site can learn about Algonquin Park's logging history from the 1830s to the present. The museum features a 3/4 mile long trail with a log chute...

Specialized Collection | Historic Building

MacLaren Art Centre - Barrie

The MacLaren Art Centre is the regional public art gallery serving the residents of Barrie, the County of Simcoe and the surrounding area. The Gallery has a permanent collection...

Art Museum / Gallery

Woodstock Museum N.H.S.

Woodstock Museum N.H.S. - Woodstock

This community museum is housed in the nationally designated 1853 Old Town Hall, featuring a restored council chamber and 1889 concert hall. Changing exhibition programs highlight...

Community Museum | Historic Building

R. Tait Mckenzie Memorial Museum - Almonte

Robert Tait McKenzie was one of Canada’s best known artists of his time and is a recognized National Historic Figure. McKenzie’s incredible life as a sculptor, philosopher and...

Historic Building | Community Museum

Lennox and Addington County Museum and Archives - Napanee

The County Museum and Archives provides insights into everyday life from the late eighteenth through the twentieth century and focuses particularly on telling the story of Lennox...

Archives | Community Museum

Picture of front exterior of the Wellington County Museum and Archives in the Summer

Wellington County Museum and Archives - Fergus

A National Historic Site recognized as Canada's oldest remaining House of Industry. Twelve galleries featuring social, agricultural, native and settlement history of...

Community Museum | Archives

Jet Aircraft Museum - London

The Jet Aircraft Museum’s mission is to “Preserve, Educate and Soar.” To do this, the Jet Aircraft Museum has adopted a mandate which brings students, veterans and the public into...

Specialized Collection

Town of Lincoln Museum and Cultural Centre

Town of Lincoln Museum and Cultural Centre - Beamsville

The Town of Lincoln's Museum and Cultural Centre is currently located at an interim facility on one of Lincoln’s Heritage Properties in Beamsville. While a new Museum is...

Community Museum | Historic Building

Ukrainian Museum of Canada, Ontario Branch - Toronto

The Ukrainian Museum of Canada, Ontario Branch was established in 1944 in Toronto. Today, this volunteer-run organization houses more than 5,000 Ukrainian artifacts, which...

Ethnically Specific Museum | Community Museum

Cataraqui Cemetery National Historic Site - Kingston

Incorporated in 1850, Cataraqui Cemetery continues as an active burial ground and is the final resting place of many prominent Canadians.  Recognized for its great natural...

Historic Building

Heritage House Museum

Heritage House Museum - Smiths Falls

This classically styled Victorian home depicts the lifestyle of a prominent mill owner's family living in Smiths Falls in the 1860s. Situated on a picturesque...

Community Museum | Historic Building

Annandale National Historic Site - Tillsonburg

Nationally designated for its magnificent interior, Annandale House serves as a premier example of the "Aesthetic Art Movement." Popularized by Oscar Wilde, this...

Community Museum | Historic Building

Glanmore National Historic Site - Belleville

Glanmore National Historic Site, was designated a National Historic Site of Canada in 1969 in recognition of its exceptional 2nd Empire architecture. Glanmore was built in 1882-...

Historic Building | Community Museum

Goulbourn Museum - Stittsville

This community museum is located in the old Goulbourn Town Hall, built in 1872. Exhibits chronicle Goulbourn's military and pioneer heritage from 1818 to the modern era....

Community Museum | Historic Building

Fieldcote Memorial Park & Museum, Cultural Heritage Centre, Music, concerts, Events, Weddings

Fieldcote Memorial Park & Museum - Ancaster

Fieldcote is a cultural heritage centre with an emphasis on the collection, preservation and exhibition of local history, the promotion of fine arts and the celebration of natural...

Community Museum | Cultural Centre

St. Marys Museum - St. Marys

This historic building houses artifacts relating to the history of the community from its earliest settlement. The site features changing exhibits and programs and an archival...

Community Museum | Historic Building

Huron Historic Gaol

Huron Historic Gaol - Goderich

The Huron Historic Gaol is a unique and imposing octoganol building which served as the County Jail from its opening in 1841 until 1972 when all inmates were transferred to...

Historic Building

Elliot Lake Nuclear and Mining Museum - Elliot Lake

The Elliot Lake Nuclear and Mining Museum is currently recovering from an incident involving our building. Due to this, the museum's primary location will be closed. However,...

Community Museum | Specialized Collection

The Sharon Temple

Sharon Temple National Historic Site and Museum - Sharon

In the Upper Canada of the 1820s, in the Village of Sharon, a small community known as the Children of Peace crafted, with simple tools but consummate skill and artistry, a...

Historic Building | Community Museum

Ontario Historical Society - North York

Mission Statement: The OHS was founded in 1888 to encourage and assist museum, historical societies, heritage committees and other cultural groups to research, preserve and...

Resources

Panoramic view of MoD

Museum of Dufferin - Mulmur

The Museum of Dufferin (MoD) is located amongst the beautiful rolling hills of Mulmur Township. Our purpose-built facility looks like a barn from the outside – but our...

Community Museum

Ridge House Museum front porch viewed from gate entrance

Ridge House Museum - Ridgetown

Built in 1875, the Ridge House Museum is a typical Gothic revival style home furnished to portray the lifestyle of a middle class family. The Ridge House structure and grounds...

Historic Building

Lucy Maud Montgomery Society of Ontario - Leaskdale

Our museum site consists of the National Leaskdale Manse where Lucy Maud Montgomery, author of Anne of Green Gables, lived and wrote for 15 years from 1911 to 1926. Here she wrote...

Community Museum

Coldwater Canadiana Heritage Museum - Coldwater

Coldwater's community museum features artifacts relating to the history of the area from 1850 to 1950. The collection is displayed in a restored log home, built in the 1840s...

Community Museum

Port Dover Harbour Museum - Port Dover

"If there were an award for the best small-town museum in Canada, this would surely be a candidate. It's crammed with artifacts from Great Lakes shipping, and has...

Community Museum | Historic Building

Nipigon Historical Museum - Nipigon

The Nipigon Historical Museum collects, protects and displays artifacts representing a time period of before European contact to present day.  The Nipigon Historical Museum...

Community Museum

Canadian War Museum - Ottawa

Explore Canada's rich military past and discover how it shaped the country. Through artwork, touching testimonials and military equipment, large and small, the Museum reveals...

Military Museum

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