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Backhouse Historic Site - Port Rowan

This heritage village is located on the site of an early farmstead within Backus Heritage Conservation Area. The site features 15 historic buildings, including the 1798 John C....

Historic Building | Conservation Area

Pump House Steam Museum - Kingston

A fine example of Victorian architecture, Kingston's first water pumping station was enlarged in 1889. The building contains restored cross-compound engines, the steam launch...

Historic Building | Science and Technology Museum

Norfolk Arts Centre - Simcoe

The Norfolk Arts Centre is the former home of Simcoe's first postmaster, Duncan Campbell. The 1851 Greek Revival home, a National Historic Site, is surrounded by a park...

Art Museum / Gallery | Historic Building

Old Fort Erie - Niagara Falls

Step back into a time of muskets, black powder and grey stone walls. The sights, sounds and smells of a garrison come alive within the walls of this War of 1812 Fort and National...

Historic Building

Elgin County Heritage Centre - St. Thomas

A local history collection focusing on Elgin County is featured at this community museum. Research facilities are also available. A variety of workshops are offered; for a...

Community Museum

Tweed and Area Heritage Centre - Tweed

This museum interprets the history of Tweed and the townships of Hungerford, Huntingdon, Elzevir and Grimsthorpe and the surrounding areas. The site's collection dates from...

Community Museum | Cultural Centre

Banting House National Historic Site - London

This specialized museum known as "The Birthplace of Insulin" focuses on the life and career, between 1891 and 1941, of Sir Frederick Grant Banting the co-discoverer of...

Historic Building | Specialized Collection

Queen's Own Rifles of Canada Regimental Museum and Archives - Toronto

This military museum for Canada's olderst continuously serving infantry regiment,  is located on the third floor of Casa Loma, the former grand estate of Major General...

Military Museum

The County Museums - Picton

People visit and stay in Prince Edward County because of its natural charm, its extraordinary restaurants and wineries, its entrepreneurial spirit, its talented artisitic...

Historic Building | Community Museum

McDougall Cottage Historic Site

McDougall Cottage Historic Site - Cambridge

McDougall Cottage Historic Site (ca.1858) is a labourer’s dwelling house, built in a distinctively decorative pattern of hewn granite and limestone blocks. The Cottage is...

Historic Building | Public Gallery

Elgin County Railway Museum - St. Thomas

To preserve, teach, and display to the public the rich heritage of the railroads and their role in the development of St. Thomas and Elgin County.

Railway Museum

Backus-Page House Museum - Wallacetown

Set against the backdrop of Lake Erie's beautiful shoreline, the Backus Page-House is a living history museum, re-creating life in the Talbot Settlement during the middle of...

Community Museum | Historic Building

Battlefield House Museum, War of 1812, Battle of Stoney Creek, Birthday Parties, Events, Rentals

Battlefield House Museum & Park - Stoney Creek

Visit this early 19th century homestead once home to the Gage family. The Gages worked the land with their ten children and became a strong voice in the hamlet of Stoney Creek....

Historic Building | Living History Site

Queen's University Archives - Kingston

A diverse range of textual, architectural, sound and moving image records are held at this university archives. Visitors can access the mainly Canadian collection of business and...

Archives

Mackenzie House - Toronto

This restored 1857 townhouse was the final home of William Lyon Mackenzie, Toronto's first mayor and leader of the 1837 Rebellion. The site features a recreated 19th-century...

Community Museum | Historic Building

Sarah and Chaim Neuberger Holocaust Education Centre - Toronto

This Jewish cultural centre features pictures from 1900 to the 1960s related to the Holocaust, Israel and Canada. The site displays memorabilia from the Holocaust period of 1939...

Cultural Centre

Elliot Lake Nuclear and Mining Museum - Elliot Lake

The Elliot Lake Nuclear and Mining Museum is currently recovering from an incident involving our building. Due to this, the museum's primary location will be closed. However,...

Community Museum | Specialized Collection

Ukrainian Museum of Canada, Ontario Branch - Toronto

Ukrainian artifacts, which contribute to Canada's heritage, are showcased at this cultural museum. Artifacts range from the 19th century to the present time and include...

Ethnically Specific Museum

Beachville District Museum main building

Beachville District Museum - Beachville

Filled with thousands of fascinating artifacts, a visit to Beachville District Museum is sure to delight visitors of all ages. Learn about the first recorded baseball game in...

Community Museum | Agricultural Site

Rainy River District Women's Institute Museum - Emo

The site's collection includes pioneer artifacts relating to the settlers in the Rainy River District. Special events include a "Celebration of Heritage Day" the...

Community Museum

Kingston Municipal Museums - Kingston

The story of Canada told through wood and woodworking is explored at this museum, which features woodworking tools, along with tools related to other early Canadian trades....

Railway Museum

DCD Exhibit

Dance Collection Danse - Toronto

Founded in 1986, Dance Collection Danse is Canada's national dance archives and publisher dedicated to the preservation and dissemination of Canadian dance history. Our...

Specialized Collection | Resources

Elman W. Campbell Museum - Newmarket

The history of Newmarket from its first settlement to the present day is the focus of this community museum. Items at the site include a model railroad, archives and changing...

Community Museum

Interpreters at Upper Canada Village

Upper Canada Village - Morrisburg

What was it really like to live and work in the 1860s? Travel back in time to one of Canada's largest living-history sites and experience Village Life!Touring Upper Canada...

Living History Site | Agricultural Site

Log House and Old Stone Jail

Beaver River Museum - Beaverton

Visitors to this community museum and archives can get a glimpse into the early settlers' lives during the 1850s to 1900s. The museum has restored the town's stone jail...

Community Museum | Archives

National Air Force Museum Trenton Ontario

National Air Force Museum of Canada - Trenton

The National Air Force Museum of Canada (NAFMC) is proud to honour the heritage of the Royal Canadian Air Force. Discover an aviation history full of valour and tradition through...

Military Museum | Specialized Collection

MacLaren Art Centre - Barrie

The MacLaren Art Centre is the regional public art gallery serving the residents of Barrie, the County of Simcoe and the surrounding area. The Gallery has a permanent collection...

Art Museum / Gallery

The front of the Craigleith Heritage Depot

The Craigleith Heritage Depot - The Blue Mountains

This museum, housed in a former railway station built in the 1870s, traces local history from the very distant to the much more recent past. It is also a branch of the The Blue...

Community Museum | Library

Englehart and Area Historical Museum - Englehart

Spanning the period between the late 1800s and the 1940s, this museum explores the life and times of area pioneers. Exhibits include a one-room school, country store, bank, church...

Historic Building | Community Museum

Uxbridge Historical Centre

Uxbridge Historical Centre (Museum and Archives) - Uxbridge Township

This community museum focuses on the Township and Town of Uxbridge, including the former Township of Scott, from the 1800s to the early 1900s.The Historical Centre consists of 10...

Community Museum | Multidisciplinary Museum

Bell Homestead NHS

Bell Homestead National Historic Site - Brantford

Located on the bluffs overlooking the Grand River, the Bell family's first Canadian home provided the stage for the invention of the telephone. Here, July 26th, 1874,...

Living History Site | Science and Technology Museum

Red Lake Regional Heritage Centre - Red Lake

The Red Lake Regional Heritage Centre is open year-round and houses a historical museum featuring displays on Aboriginal history, gold mining, the fur trade, immigration and much...

Community Museum | Art Museum / Gallery

MacLachlan Woodworking Museum - Kingston

In 1967, Sandy MacLachlan created the Woodworking Museum as a Centennial Project. To house the collection, he dismantled an 1853 log house, originally built by the White family in...

Community Museum

Marine Museum of the Great Lakes at Kingston - Kingston

The original Dry Dock and Engine House were built in 1890. The Kingston Shipyard Company added extensions to the Engine House in 1915 and 1941 as well as an extension to the Dry...

Archives | Marine Museum

Ottawa Museum Network - Ottawa

The Ottawa Museum Network offers you a chance to experience Ottawa's history up close. Get the whole Ottawa story by visiting our eleven community museums. They're...

Heritage Service Organization

Enoch Turner Schoolhouse - Toronto

This historic schoolhouse, built in 1848 by local brewer Enoch Turner, is available to school groups for day-long living history visits and open to the general public. The...

Children's Museum | Historic Building

Victoria County Historical Society Museum - Lindsay

The retail and domestic life of the community is the main focus of this museum with exhibits on the early settlement of the area. Displays, lectures and workshops are presented.

Community Museum

Benares Historic House - Mississauga

With more than 165 years of history, this exquisite Georgian style estate was home to four generations of the Harris and Sayers families.  Noted for its quiet presence in a...

Historic Building

Ridge House Museum front porch viewed from gate entrance

Ridge House Museum - Ridgetown

Built in 1875, the Ridge House Museum is a typical Gothic revival style home furnished to portray the lifestyle of a middle class family. The Ridge House structure and grounds...

Historic Building

Community Waterfront Heritage Centre - Owen Sound

The Community Waterfront Heritage Centre (CWHC) is located on Owen Sound’s picturesque harbour at 1155 1st Ave West, in a historic 1932 CN Rail Station, it is the last train...

Community Museum

Markham Museum

Markham Museum - Markham

Markham Museum offers a unique family and educational experience featuring over 20 historic buildings on 25 acres of parkland. Recently opening one of the first LEED gold standard...

Community Museum | Archives

Royal Canadian Legion Branch 63 Collingwood - Collingwood

This is a Military Museum located within Branch 63 of the Royal Canadian Legion. Currently we have a display commemorating WW1 which began 100 years ago this (2014) August. We...

Resources

Erland Lee Museum - A National Historic Site of Canada - Photo of Home

Erland Lee Museum - Stoney Creek

James Lee brought his Loyalist family to Saltfleet Township, Upper Canada, in 1792. John Lee, the eldest son, first constructed the Lee home in 1808 after receiving land from his...

Historic Building | Specialized Collection

Carlton Place & Beckwith Heritage Museum - Carleton Place

This community museum, located in the original Town Hall of 1872, has a collection focusing on Carleton Place and Beckwith Township from 1818 to the present. Areas of study...

Community Museum | Historic Building

Bethune Memorial House National Historic Site - Gravenhurst

Visit the birthplace of the most famous Canadian in the world, Dr. Norman Bethune. His enduring fame in China has helped to shape Canada's reputation as a humanitarian nation...

Historic Building

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