The Muskoka Lakes Museum is family-friendly and full of interactive activities for all ages.

Weekend Cottage Games 

Every weekend in the summer, friends and families can compete in a series of classic cottage games like bocce ball and croquet.

Included in Price of Admission.

Muskoka Lakes Museum gift shop


Children are welcome to attempt our self-guided Fur Trade scavenger hunt. Different crafts and activities are offered every weekend.

Keep your eyes on our Announcements to see this week’s activities!


Walking Tours

Walking tours of the village of Port Carling are a hands-on way to experience its rich cultural heritage. Tours are about an hour long and start at the museum. Highlights include the locks, the First Nations village, the town’s churches, the famous photo wall, and historically significant locations. Tours must be booked in advance. 

Contact the museum for more information: 705-765-5367 or Cost is $10 per adult, $6 for students and seniors. Admission to the museum is included.


Muskoka Lakes Museum walking tours of Port Carling

Museum Tours

The museum offers self-guided tours, scavenger hunts and activities for all ages. Instructions and worksheets can be found near the entrance.

Guided museum tours are available for groups of 10 or more. Tours must be booked in advance. Contact the museum for more information: 705-765-5367 or


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