Museums for Kids

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Atlantic Canada Aviation Museum
The Atlantic Canada Aviation Museum is Atlantic Canada’s only museum devoted to preserving all aspects of Canada’s aviation heritage. Granted “Local Museum” status in 1989, it is owned and operated by local volunteers since its inception in 1977. The museum is home to more than 25 aircraft, including a replica of the Silver Dart, the first aircraft to fly in Canada, the oldest home built in Nova Scotia, a CF-101 Voodoo and a World War II Canso to name just a few.   The museum also showcases ...
Iceculture Inc.
Join in our NEW 90 minute guided tour, see the processes, hear the stories behind the projects and learn how we earned its international reputation for quality workmanship and first class service. Learn how we make 300 pound crystal clear ice blocks. Watch carvers and CNC technicians at work. Understand the technology involved in the ice business. See a busy studio freezer. Walk through our freezer showroom. Touch and feel the ice sculpture. Find out about the tools of the trade. Witness ...
West Hants Historical Society
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 ...
Hon. William Henry Steeves House Museum
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 ...
Age of Sail Heritage Museum
Museum complex with 6 display buildings including a converted 1854 church, original lighthouse, working Blacksmith shop, bandsaw she'd, 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. There are many many chances to handle things and here stories from the community. There are 2 films shown and then you can relax with a bowl of delicious ...
Kilby Historic Site
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. ...
Westfield Heritage Village
Westfield is a stunning collection of over 35 historical buildings which has made Westfield one of the most interesting historical destinations in Ontario. Carefully restored and staffed with costumed interpreters, the buildings capture the true charm and spirit of early Canadian culture Visitors may witness living history demonstrations and take part in guided tours of the 130-hectare site which is bordered by beautiful woodlands, meadows and trails. EDUCATION Westfield also offers a variety ...
Billy Bishop Home: Museum, Archives and National Historic Site
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. ...
Canadian Museum of Flight
The Canadian Museum of Flight is a volunteer driven non-profit organization dedicated to the preservation and restoration of our rich British Columbian Aviation History. The Museum is located at the Langley Airport in Langley, British Columbia. Visit our Gift Shop for that hard to buy for aviation enthusiast, there's something for everyone. The courtyard displays a unique collection of antique, classic and historical Canadian aircraft restored to static condition and includes WWII aircraft, jets, ...
Fort Mcmurray Heritage Society
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.
Prince Edward Island Museum & Heritage Foundation
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, ...
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 ...
New Brunswick Sports Hall of Fame
Welcome to the New Brunswick Sports Hall of Fame! When you visit us you will find many family-friendly activities that are fun for all ages. You can play your favourite game in our Sports Simulator, experience the amazing stories of our inducted members in our Virtual Locker Room and see the science behind it all in the Biomechanics and Sports Discovery Centre! The New Brunswick Sports Hall of Fame Inc. was established in 1970 to recognize and honour those athletes, teams and builders who have ...
Wallaceburg Museum
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 ...
Canadian Tractor Museum
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 ...
Alton Mill Arts Centre
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 ...
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 ...
Learn about the unique human and natural history of Lambton County. Explore eight buildings; including slaughterhouse, blacksmith shop, school and pioneer home. Discover the only remaining horse-drawn ambulance in Ontario, the largest collection of pressed glass water pitchers in Canada and a notable collection of early 19th century furniture. See rare John Goodison steam engines and a collection of stoves made by the Doherty Stove Co. The museum contains activities for children and a gift shop ...
Exploramer
Located at the dock in Sainte-Anne-des-Monts, Exploramer is an activities complex focused on the marine environment of the St. Lawrence River. With its aquarium park, touch pools, museum, sea excursions, fish harvesting activities and the Smarter Seafood program, Exploramer offers you the chance to enjoy ʻʻdiscovering the seaʼʼ.
Onoway Museum
The Onoway Museum is located in the Old Beaupre School, vacated as an elementary school in June 2007. Beaupre School, a two-room brick school built in 1921 beside the historic Lac Ste. Anne Trail, became a museum in 2007. The re-purposed classrooms now bring local history to life. One classroom is still a classroom; other themes include a typical country home, Main Street, community and farm life. Changing exhibits tell the story of everyday life in this part of north-central Alberta. The museum's ...
Transcona Museum
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 ...
Collingwood Museum
Come visit the Collingwood Museum and explore the history of Collingwood. Set sail with 150 years of marine heritage! There is a "Ship Sidelaunch" every 15 minutes. The Museum offers exhibits, special events, education programs, archives and research facilities, reproduction service as well as a gift shop. A variety of exhibits throughout the year make the Museum a prime learning opportunity for anyone wishing to learn about the heritage of Collingwood.
Chatham Railroad Museum
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 ...
The Robert Mclaughlin Gallery
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 ...
We are an all-volunteer Aviation Museum, specifically regarding British Columbia aviation. We are also the new home of the British Columbia Aviation Hall of Fame and will be unveiling this site at our Annual Open House on July 23. We have no paid employees (except Marcus the Cat). We have three Hangars, one of which is our Restoration Hangar. We also have a concrete apron for displaying aircraft outside and we are on the perimeter of the Victoria International Airport. We have many airplanes for ...
The 8th Hussars Museum collects, preserves, and interprets the history of the 8th Canadian Hussars (Princess Louise’s), other military units and Camp Sussex including many local veterans. Located in the historic Train Station in Sussex, NB where countless soldiers arrived by rail to train at Camp Sussex and later to serve in the South African War, WWI and WWII.
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 ...
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