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 […]
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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 Museum won’t be open until 1PM on Saturday because of an event so will also extend our Open House to Sunday as well, from 12 – 4pm. Sorry for any inconvenience. Hope to see you at the museum this Saturday afternoon or Sunday afternoon. All the news about the 2019 season’s events and activities […]
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!
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 […]
Canada Day Quiz Challenge Our annual Canada Day Quiz takes place on Tuesday, July 1st from 10 a.m. to 5p.m. Test your knowledge of Canadian and local history from 50 years ago in order to help us celebrate our 50th anniversary! Take part in a museum-wide scavenger hunt, while earning points towards a discount in […]