About this Website
This Website is your guide to everything museums in Ontario. It is an informative, approachable and fun resource intended to increase awareness of and traffic flow to Ontario's Museums. Museum listings are updated and maintained by OMA Members, which includes the What's On events calendar, Insider's Look multimedia gallery, Special Offers, You Must... visitor experience items, Promo Images and Featured Images. The Website also features current and upcoming Provincial and National campaigns such as the Bicentennial of the War of 1812 and Canada's upcoming Sesquicentennial Celebrations of 2017.
DESCRIPTION OF HOME PAGE FEATURES:
Discover Museums By search bar: This powerful searching tool appears on all pages of the Website. It allows users to search museums by Name, Keyword, City, Type, Region, Driving Distance, or to browse by Map.
Feature Photos: These rotating photos are generated randomly from OMA Member listing Feature Photos. These may link to a Member listing or to a result page for an event, program, exhibition or multimedia item such as a photo or album, audio clip or video.
What's On: This event calendar features current and upcoming exhibitions, programs and special events submitted by OMA Members. Results are generated randomly from OMA Member listing What's On calendars and will link to an event-specific result page. Clicking on View more will link to a What's On results page viewable by list or calendar.
You Must...: This interactive visitor experience feature highlights items that are Musts for museum visitors. These may link to a result pages for an event, program, exhibition or multimedia item such as a photo or album, audio clip or video. Clicking on View more will link to a You Must... results page.
Special Offers: Special Offers are generated by OMA Members and are defined by a start and end date. They may or may not be associated to an event, program, exhibition or multimedia item such as a photo or album, audio clip or video. Results are generated randomly from OMA Member listing Special Offers and will link to an offer result page. Clicking on View more will link to a Special Offers results page.
Insider's Look: These multimedia items are contributed by OMA Members and are generated randomly from OMA Member listings. These will link to a result page for a multimedia item such as a photo or album, audio clip or video. Clicking on View more will link to an Insider's Look results page.
Plan Your Trip! Explore these Sites!: This section features randomly generated Museum Types and three nearby OMA Member museums. Click on Browse more nearby museums will link to a search results page featuring nearby museums.
BROWSER SUPPORT: This Website is best viewed with Internet Explorer 9 and above, Firefox 9 and above, Google Chrome 19 and Safari 5
DISCLAIMER: Due to the nature of this website, the Ontario Museum Association makes no guarantee as to the accuracy, up-to-datedness, utility, or other qualities of the information contained on this Website. Please contact the museum you wish to visit to confirm hours of operation, fees, services and programming.
Questions or comments about this page or this Website? Please send your message via the Contact Us page.
The Ontario Museum Association acknowledges the support of the Government of Canada through the Department of Canadian Heritage and Ontario's Ministry of Tourism Culture and Sport.
L'Association des musées de l'Ontario reconnait l'appui du Gouvernement du Canada par l'entremise du ministère du Patrimoine canadien, et l'appui du Ministère du tourisme, de la culture et du sport de l'Ontario.