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The Museum at Port Carling, Ontario Canada

Exhibitions

Special Exhibits, 2015

Special Exhibits, 2015

2015 will mark the 100th anniversary of both the Dispro Motor Boat and the Eaton family Yacht, Wanda lll. To celebrate these, we will be hosting two special exhibitions, highlighting the key importance which both the Dispro factory and the Eatons catalogue had in bringing people and industry to Muskoka. The Dispro factory played a(…)

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Activities

“Dippy” Day

“Dippy” Day

Port Carling will be taken over by Disappearing Propellor Boats on Saturday, August 8th, as the Dispro Owners Association and the Muskoka Lakes Museum celebrate the 100th anniversary of the “greatest little motor boat afloat”. See the huge display of Dispros beside the Museum, with owners in their period finery. Enjoy an Open House the Museum(…)

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Canada Day Celebration

Canada Day Celebration

Join us for our Canada Day Open House on Wednesday, July 1st. Free birthday cake, childrens activities, and our annual Canada Day Quiz!

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New: Kids Club!

This year, we’re launching a new ‘kids club’ as way for young museum-goers to stay connected with local history throughout the year. To sign-up, simply download and print the Kids Club Registration Form and return the lower portion to the Apothecary Shop in Port Carling. Membership includes: 10% discount on birthday parties at the Museum 10% discount(…)

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News

Artifact or Fiction Gala Fundraiser

Join us Monday August 24th from 5-8pm for our annual Artifact or Fiction Gala! This year our gala fundraiser will be hosted on the shores of Lake Joseph, at the beautiful Sherwood Inn. The buffet dinner includes hor d’oeuvres, a build-your-own salad, choice of chicken, angus burger or salmon, with desserts. Tickets: $80 each (incl. a(…)

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Butter Tarts and a Boat Race!

Butter Tarts and a Boat Race!

After over a decade, the Museum’s popular Cardboard Boat Race is returning on Saturday, July 4th! Part of the Muskoka Butter Tart Festival, hosted at the Museum. This is chance for aspiring young sailors to show-off their boatbuilding and paddling skills. Gather up some friends and form a team of 2 to 4 people between(…)

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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 throughout the summer.  Each day is a different theme, with crafts and games to tie it all together. The themes relate(…)

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