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The Museum at Port Carling, Ontario Canada


Anniversary Exhibit

This year’s 50th anniversary exhibit will highlight the museum’s own history. There is also a ’50 years ago’ element being added to each of our permanent exhibits.



Our Final “Free for 50″ Lecture is on Aug. 27th.

Join Lyn Bryan and Silvia Smith for the final lecture of our 50th anniversary season: “Victorian Undress and Tea”. Late 19th century undergarments, refreshments, treats, and FREE admission: what more could be desired on a Wednesday night? Lecture starts at 7:00pm. *Please note that this lecture will be presented at the Port Carling United Church(…)


NEW! Kid’s Summer Program

‘Flash-back Fun Days’ are starting at the Muskoka Lakes Museum this summer. Four great new programs for 5-12 years-olds every Wednesday through Friday from July 2nd to August 23rd at 1pm to 3pm and Saturday from 10 am -noon. Wild Wednesdays – Experience Muskoka’s wildlife through our interactive ‘stuffed bird case’, handle real furs and more(…)



Photo Contest Deadline Extended to Sept. 15th!

Muskoka Lakes Museum 50th Anniversary Photography Contest Purpose: To celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the Muskoka Lakes Museum and engage members of the community and visitors in photography related to the history of the Muskoka lakes. All photographs must have been taken in the District of Muskoka within the past 2 years. Contest Deadline: 5:00 pm on September 15,(…)


Attention Youth Volunteers!

The Muskoka Lakes Museum is looking for some enthusiastic youths to volunteer in the children’s programs and other special events at the museum!  The children’s programs are held every Wednesday to Friday 1-3 pm. and Saturday 10 am. – noon throughout the summer.  Each day is a different theme, with crafts and games to tie(…)


Big Announcement

On Saturday, April 26th the Museum was very pleased to announce that we have received a $50,000 donation from Brock and Willa Napier. The Museum board expressed a very big THANK YOU to both Brock and Willa for their thoughtfulness and community spirit. This very generous gift was given to mark the museum’s 50th anniversary,(…)