Scugog Shores Museums: Village, Heritage Centre & Archives
The Scugog Shores Museums are made up of 2 unique sites: the historical village, located on beautiful Scugog Island, and the heritage centre & archives located on the second floor of the Scugog Arena. The mission of the Museums is to preserve, research, interpret and exhibit artifacts that illustrate the cultural and natural history of the area.
The historical village is home to 12 restored building including a school, church, log cabin, print shop and blacksmith. The Ojibway Heritage Interpretive Lands interprets the history of the Mississaugas of Scugog Island First Nation. Special events, guided tours, programs and exhibits are offered throughout the summer. The village is open in the fall and spring by appointment.
The new heritage centre & archives is home to an interactive exhibit gallery depicting the history of the Mississaugas of Scugog Island First Nation, and a 1000 square foot gallery which features a rotating schedule of local and travelling exhibits. The heritage centre also includes an archival research area and gift shop.