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    Based in Windsor, Nova Scotia, the West Hants Historical Society runs a seasonal Museum as well as a genealogy department that is open year-round. In addition, the society provides summer guide service at the Fort Edward Blockhouse. Genealogy: Researching your family tree? Curious about some of the characters and sites that make Windsor famous? Our library contains a large variety of resources including family histories, local newspapers, graveyard headstone inscriptions, school registrars, community... Read more

    Museum complex with 6 display buildings including a converted 1854 church, original lighthouse, working Blacksmith shop, band saw shed, boat shop and new wind and Wave Building. Also a cafe and gift shop on site and wharf walkway along a tidal river. Interpretive hands on tours tell the history of the area particularly the lumbering and Shipbuilding. As a hands on museum there are many opportunities to handle things and hear personalized stories from the community. There are 2 films available for... Read more

    Kilby Historic Site is the perfect place for a trip down memory lane. Kilby General Store is all that remains of the original town of Harrison Mills, a once bustling community. The store was the hub of the town, serving as the general supply store, post office, gas station, hotel and meeting place. The people of Chilliwack would take the ferry to Harrison Mills and then the train into Vancouver. With saw mills and the train station close by, the store catered to everyone from locals to vacationers.... Read more

    Set in the historic birthplace of the Honourable William Henry Steeves, the Steeves House Museum is a charming Colonial mansion filled with light from massive windows. The original cottage was finished in 1812, and William Henry Steeves was born here in 1814 as the oldest of eleven children. He became a Father of Confederation and, later, Senator Steeves. The larger house was added circa 1840 when the economy of the Village expanded. The house is now comprised of 6000 sq. ft of period rooms and antique... Read more

    RESURGO Place is a state-of-the-art facility where Moncton heritage, technology and discovery intersect. The resilient City of Moncton was built on transportation. We invite you to come discover why the city's motto is Resurgo, "I rise again." Explore stories of our people and heritage. Follow transportation themes that weave in and out, shaping our understanding of this place and its connections to the wider world. Have hands-on fun with our interactive exhibits, moving your creations further, faster... Read more

    Heritage Shipyard is a destination unlike any other. Located along the Clearwater River, this 4.4 acre site is the original location of what was once called the Prairie Shipyards when Fort McMurray was the "gateway to the north". It's the only remaining shipyard in the province of Alberta. For decade, Fort McMurray was a transportation hub. In the spring, railcars would arrive to unload their wares, which were transferred to the ships that travelled up the Athabasca River, distributing goods to... Read more

    Wallaceburg is a beautiful town on the banks of the Sydenham River with a rich heritage from its pioneer founding as the Baldoon Settlement. See Wallaceburg’s Industrial Revolution with the rise of Canada and Dominion Sugar Company, the Wallaceburg Brass Company and the Sydenham Glass Company. Witness the supernatural of the Baldoon Mystery. Come and view some of our 85,000 artifacts and learn more about this town's rich history. There is also an Art gallery where local artists display their... Read more

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    The Kluane Museum of History offers world-class wildlife exhibits with dioramas depicting natural habitat. Also displayed are Native clothing, tools and weapons of the Southern Tutchone people as well as minerals and gemstones that are found in the Yukon. The gift shop has many locally made crafts, including beaded, fur-trimmed moccasins, as well as a good selection of books dealing with the North. A large parking lot with two entrances makes it easy for vehicles as big as transport trucks to... Read more

    The Transcona Museum, celebrating its 50th anniversary of founding in 2017 is a community museum working to preserve and promote the community spirit of Transcona, by sharing its history and stories for the benefit of all. The museum is open year round. Exhibition change yearly enable the museum to display more of its collection. We offer free to low cost programming during the summer months for children 5-12 such as our KidsQuest scavenger hunt and Drop-In activities. We have Manitoba Curriculum... Read more

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    The Minden Hills Cultural Centre is a 4 acre area in downtown Minden that houses the Agnes Jamieson Gallery, the Minden Hills Museum, Nature’s Place and the Minden Hills Branch of the Haliburton County Public Library. The Agnes Jamieson Gallery is a public art gallery offering visual art exhibitions year-round. The gallery’s collection consists primarily of artwork by Andre Lapine. Minden Hills Museum & Pioneer Village reflects pioneer life in the mid to late 19th Century. It consists of seven... Read more

    Billy Bishop Home & Museum, located in Owen Sound, Ontario, was built in 1884 and showcases the Bishop family history.  It is also the boyhood home of Air Marshal William Avery “Billy” Bishop VC, CB, DSO & Bar, MC, DFC, ED, the charismatic hero of the Great War.  The Museum offers many community programs and events during the year. Visit our website to access the current information. An adventurous, mischievous, and restless spirit, Billy was driven to be the best in all he did. Discover... Read more

    The Kings County Museum is home to 18,000 artifacts, plus houses the genealogy information of the Kings County Historical & Archival Society. We preserve and share the physical and cultural history of Kings County as well as archival materials going back as far as the Loyalist settlers of the late 18th century. A highlight of our collection is the Confederation Quilt, a crazy quilt created in 1864 from pieces of the ball gowns worn by the ladies at the Charlottetown Conference in 1864. The old... Read more

    The Westlock and District Tractor Museum Foundation (a Society under the Alberta Society Act) has been operating the Canadian Tractor Museum since 1999. The Canadian Tractor Museum is a Registered name in Canada. We are 100% non profit as well as a Registered Charitable organization. Mission: The Canadian Tractor Museum preserves, portrays and interprets a Canadian point of view on the history of tractors and related equipment. The Museum fosters appreciation and knowledge of this agriculture... Read more

    The Chatham Railroad Museum is located in the antique Canadian National Baggage Car 9626. It displays railway artifacts and interactive displays that allow visitors to get a hands-on experience of railway culture. The museum is open for the summer season between June and August.Admission is free but donations are always welcome. The museum is open for walk-in tours during the summer season, and tours by appointment in the off-season. The museum staff also provide an Outreach Program for groups... Read more

    The RMG is a vibrant, engaging public art museum located in Oshawa’s civic centre. An external agency of The City of Oshawa, the RMG is the largest gallery in Durham Region, and occupies an inspired 36,000 square foot building designed by noted architect Arthur Erickson. Featuring a Permanent Collection of over 4,500 works, and five galleries of diverse and changing contemporary and historical exhibitions, the RMG holds an important collection of modern Canadian abstraction and the largest holdings... Read more

    Fort McMurray has a rich history and Heritage Village and Heritage Shipyard preserves and celebrates the past. Visitors can explore various buildings/vessels/train to learn more about those who helped to establish our community. The exhibits and artifacts bring together the rich facets of our history and invite visitors to uncover aspects of our past that shape our lives today. Read more

    We are the Provincial Museum system, administering 7 museum and gallery sites across Prince Edward Island, including Beaconsfield Historic House, where our offices are located, Basin Head Fisheries Museum (summers only) , Elmira Railway Museum (summers only) , Orwell Corner Historic Village (summer and autumn) , Acadian Museum of PE (year round)I, Green Park Shipbuilding Museum & Yeo House (summers only) and, Eptek Art & Culture Centre (year round). We also take care of the Provincial Collection,... Read more

    Cambridge Butterfly Conservatory is a privately owned Canadian Corporation and derives its income solely from admissions, gift shop and café sales, and facility rentals. The Conservatory does not receive any financial support from the government. Situated on a 107 acre site which includes the environmental sensitive Kossuth Bog, the 25,000 square foot facility includes a 10,800 square foot indoor tropical garden featuring 1000’s of free flying butterflies from all over the world, over 100 different... Read more

    National award-winning restoration and conversion of an 1880s stone mill into an arts centre. Visitors can discover and purchase art, fine crafts, jewellery and woodworks from artists and artisans in working studios or from one of our four galleries. Ongoing activities include art and lifestyle workshops and classes, public events and private functions. Enjoy the environment of the mill, its history and its waterside setting, dine in a unique atmosphere and or host your own celebration or corporate... Read more

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    Come into our galleries to explore the economic lives of Canadians, travel through the history of money and discover the role the Bank of Canada plays in helping the Canadian economy run smoothly. See the economy from a whole new perspective—yours. Read more

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