Visit us on Sunday, October 13th from 10 am to 4pm as we celebrate both Thanksgiving, and the last weekend of our 2019 season at the Museum. The day’s activities will include fresh apple pressing, pioneer craft demonstrations (including wool spinning, and butter-making), corn husk doll making, and more. Refreshments and admission are free! (donations […]
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Muskoka is a wilderness destination, (and always has been) — do you agree? Our 2019 feature exhibit in our Catto gallery explores 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 does) […]
Anytime you visit the Muskoka Lakes Museum we have kids activities available. Various picture and pictograph scavenger hunts that help them explore the museum, Eye Spy and What is it games, a dress-up trunk in the log cabin, working dial and crank phones and more. Prizes, too! There is always something fun to do at […]
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 […]