Hours & Map

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


Victoria Day Weekend in May through Thanksgiving Weekend in October

September – October
Wednesday – Saturday 10 a.m – 4 p.m. 
Sunday 12 p.m. – 4 p.m.
Closed Mondays and Tuesdays

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


*The museum will be closed on Wednesday, September 20, 2023


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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