Our annual Artifact or Fiction Gala Fundraiser last Tuesday, August 15th at the Port Carling Community Centre was a great success! Congratulations to Jim Lewis who was the winner of the Artifact or Fiction Quiz this year with a score of 10/10! Many thanks to our sponsors, donors, attendees, Morandin Catering, volunteers, and staff members […]
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This year we have 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, birch bark canoes, furs & hides, quill work, authentic First Nations leather jacket & […]
Join us every Sunday at the museum from 1:30p.m.-3:00p.m. to play some games, try a craft and have fun with nature! There is a new theme each week surrounding arts & crafts and nature. Cost is $2 per child. We hope to see you there! Click on link to view poster: Art & Nature Kids Program
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 […]