The Museum at Port Carling, Ontario Canada
Muskoka is a wilderness destination, (and always has been) — do you agree? Our 2019 feature exhibit in our Catto gallery will explore this theme using a variety of related artifacts and images from past eras to demonstrate Muskoka’s true wilderness character. Be sure to come in this season and discover what has, (and still […]
In 2017 we expanded the First Nations display in our 1st gallery, featuring the original Anishinaabe presence in the region, as well as highlighting the First Nations history since European contact. The Gallery now features a model of a wigwam, 2 birch bark canoes, furs & hides, quill work, authentic First Nations leather jacket & moccasins, […]
As promised, here is the 2019 roster of speakers for this summer’s season of ‘Museum After Hours’ We have a super line-up of topics and speakers, covering everything from folk-music to bats. Other topics to be covered include The Royal Muskoka Hotel, Attawapiskat, ‘being Prime Minister’ and more. Go to Museum After Hours for all the details. […]
The success of this year’s ArtiFact or Fiction Gala is due in part to the generosity of several sponsors and business partners. We are very grateful to the following for their support: Co-Sponsors ScotiaBank Guy Burry and Liz Lundell Port Carling Home Hardware RBC Global Asset Management Tom & Elizabeth Diamond Corporate Table Sponsors […]
The Museum is now closed for the winter, and will re-open for the 2019 season on Saturday, May 18th — Victoria Day wkd. The 2019 season’s events and activities are being organized and confirmed throughout the winter. The roster of speakers for this summer’s Museum After Hours programs is now available at our Museum After Hours page
Keep checking back for updates on the many other special events we have planned in 2019.
The Museum’s annual Thanksgiving Open House takes place this Saturday, Oct. 6th, from 10:00 to 4:00, and on Sunday, from noon to 4pm.
Come in and enjoy complimentary pumpkin muffins, hot mulled cider and other refreshments while watching live pioneer demonstrations, including spinning, butter-making and apple-pressing.
We will also do some corn-husk doll making with the kids.
The Thanksgiving weekend is also the last chance to take advantage of our end-of-season Gift Shop SALE. All items are from 10% to 50% off — great for some early Christmas shopping!