Online Exhibit

Museum Library

January 1, 2023
Our museum has a vast collection of books in our library. Some of them were published here in Ontario, others pertain to the history of Muskoka Lakes, and some were owned by families in the area. Many books were available through mail order catalogues, and as settlers came to the region, they would have brought a book or two with them as a form of entertainment and distraction. The books featured in this selection have become rather famous over the years and are still read frequently today.

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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