The Museum is now closed for the 2018 season, (though could still accommodate groups on request until the end of October). We open for the 2019 season on Saturday, May 18th — Victoria Day wkd. Updates on the 2019 season’s events and activities will be posted on the website as dates are confirmed.
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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 […]
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 […]
Do you know what is the average amount of snow that we get in Muskoka each winter? Do you know what the record is for the most amount of snow in Muskoka in one winter? Do you know when that record of amount of snow fell? Come over to the museum this season to find […]
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, […]
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 […]