Saturday, August 17th, from 1:30 to 3pm — the Museum is holding a ‘What is it?’ artifact challenge. Bring your mystery object to the museum, and have the fellow participants guess ‘What is it?’ It’s a chance to fool the experts, or perhaps solve your own mystery. Fun for all attendees, with lemonade and light refreshments served.

During Midday Madness on Saturday, August 17, the Muskoka Lakes Museum is launching our End of Season Gift Shop Sale with amazing discounts and an exclusive offer: On Saturday, August 17, receive a free admission ticket (good for the 2019 season) to the Muskoka Lakes Museum with a purchase of $10.00 or more in the Gift Shop. 

Saturday, August 24thPostponed to Thanksgiving Sunday, Oct 13th — ‘Book signing with author Andrew Hind at the museum.


Walking Tours

Historic walking tours of Port Carling, and Port Sandfield, (July & August, by request).  Choose from one of our three themed tours, and step into Port Carling’s rich cultural heritage:

  • Local Architecture
  • Port Carling’s Churches
  • A Walk into History                                        

Walking ToursOr choose your own theme to suit your group’s interest.

Cost: $5 per person, for a minimum of five people.

Book your tour through the Museum: 705-765-5367

Thanksgiving Open House,  Sunday, October 13th.

Join us from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm Sunday for our annual Thanksgiving Open House. Come for complimentary pumpkin muffins, hot mulled cider and other refreshments, while enjoying the pioneer demonstrations, including spinning, apple-pressing, butter-churning and corn-husk doll-making.

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