Museum Now Open starting July 1st

Featured Artifact The Museum is NOW OPEN! as of July 1st. Welcome back — we missed you and are glad to have you visit. The Covid pandemic has changed how we are operating this season. As a result, the museum may not be exactly as you remember it. Please bear...

Duke ‘Playmate’ motorboat

Featured Artifact The museum is now the proud owner of the prototype of the Duke ‘Playmate’ motorboat. Designed and built in Port Carling at what was then known as ‘Duke Motor Service’, these well-made, practical wooden craft were a popular...

1930s chainsaw

Featured Artifact This early chainsaw is on display in our ‘Technology Then & Now’ gallery. See All...

Judd Spectacles

Featured Artifact These early 20th century glasses are found in the authentic log cabin at the museum. This pair was owned by the Judd family of Minett on Lake Rosseau. They were donated to the museum by Miss Audrey Judd in 1976, along with several other pairs of...


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