Hours & Map

The Muskoka Lakes Museum is open from the Victoria Day to Thanksgiving every year. See below for seasonal hours and directions.


Summer Hours (July and August)
Wed. to Sat. 10 a.m.–5 p.m.
Sunday 12 p.m.-5 p.m.

Spring and Fall Hours (Victoria Day Weekend in May through Thanksgiving Weekend in October)
Wed. to Sat. 10 a.m.–4 p.m.
Sunday 12 p.m.-4 p.m.

Holiday Schedule
Victoria Day Monday: Closed
Canada Day: Open
August Civic Holiday: Closed
Labour Day Monday: Closed
Thanksgiving Monday: Closed


Location & Parking

The Muskoka Lakes Museum is located on James Bartleman Island Park, which is between the two locks in the centre of Port Carling, Ontario.

There is no parking or vehicle access on the island, but free parking is available behind the Muskoka Lakes Library, at the Port Carling Memorial Community Centre, and along the main street. The island is accessed by a footbridge; follow the big blue signs.

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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