May is Museum Month / Mai, Mois des Musées!

A Message from Her Honour the Honourable Elizabeth Dowdeswell, Lieutenant Governor of Ontario on the occasion of May is Museum Month and International Museum Day: 

Her Honour the Honourable Elizabeth Dowdeswell, Lieutenant Governor of OntarioA message from the Lieutenant Governor. Please click on this image to download a PDF that can be read by a screen reader.

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Click here to read the message in French. 

Celebrated by Ontario’s 700+ museums, galleries, and heritage sites, #MayisMuseumMonth is an opportunity to explore museums, galleries, and heritage sites across Ontario. May is Museum Month coincides with International Museum Day (#IMD2019) on May 18th, a worldwide initiative of the International Council of Museums to highlight the importance of museums as institutions that serve their communities.

With many seasonal attractions opening their doors, and new programs and exhibits launching, the month of May is a great time to visit your local museum!


Discover events in your community and across the province!

Municipalities across Ontario have proclaimed 'May is Museum Month!'  Explore museums in these communities: 

What museums are you visiting? Post about your experiences on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram using #ONMuseumsMonth 

Don't forget to tag @MuseumsOntario

People are talking about Ontario Museums! Check out these blog posts and articles about #MayIsMuseumMonth

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