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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.



Thanksgiving Open House

Visit us on Saturday, October 11th as we celebrate both Thanksgiving, and the last weekend of our 2014 season at the Museum. The day’s activities will include fresh apple pressing, pioneer craft demonstrations (including wool spinning, and hand-splitting cedar shakes), corn husk doll making, and more. Refreshments and admission are free!


Doors Open is Sept. 27th

Visit us on Saturday, September 27th as part of Doors Open Ontario. Cross the threshold of our square-timbered log cabin and you’ll step back in time to the pioneer days of Muskoka’s early settlers. George and Jane Hall, with the aid of the two eldest of their seven children, William and Thomas, built this house(…)



Photography Contest Winners Announced

All Winners have or will receive a $30 Staples gift card or Muskoka Bear Wear gift certificate (youth category), Mounted Print of their winning photo, a hardcover edition of “Old Muskoka”, and a Museum Membership.    


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,(…)