Step back in time at the Muskoka Lakes Museum 


Friday Art Days

Join us every Friday to make some art!    Each friday from 11am to 3pm we will have a drop in art activity for kids and adults alike.  These activities will be included in the cost of your admission, to save over the season, get a family membership and come to all our events! If you have any questions, please email us ... Read More

Summer Activities

Games for all Ages

We are hosting a variety of activities this summer for children of all ages, including adults! Come out to the museum and enjoy classic cottage games, arts and crafts as well as group activities.  Read more on our activities page. 

2022 Membership Prices

Sustainer: $1000 or more 

Supporter: $500 or more 

Sponsor: $250 or more

Friend: $100 or more 

Family: $50 

Individual: $30 

Student/Senior: (55+) $20 

Explore Muskoka’s rich history

Set on an island between the locks, the Muskoka Lakes Museum houses an extensive collection of artifacts and interactive exhibits that provide a colourful glimpse into the way things were. Explore our First Nations gallery and exhibits on local resort, steamship and boat building history. Visit an original pioneer log cabin and watch history come alive.

Help preserve Muskoka’s past

The Muskoka Lakes Museum relies on its members, donors and supporters to carry out the very important task of preserving Muskoka’s heritage. Your generous support ensures we can continue to offer exciting programming and make Muskoka’s history accessibleto all. Become a member and make a difference.


100 Joseph Street, Port Carling
In James Bartleman Island Park, between the locks


July & August:
Wed. to Sat. 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Sun. 12 p.m. – 5 p.m.

Spring & Fall:
Wed. to Sat. 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Sun. 12 p.m. – 4 p.m.

Open Victoria Day to Thanksgiving; Closed Mondays and Tuesdays; Closed most holidays



100 Joseph Street
Box 432 
Port Carling ONP0B 1J0