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    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

    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

    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

    The Atlantic Canada Aviation Museum is Atlantic Canada’s only museum devoted to preserving all aspects of Atlantic Canada’s aviation heritage. Throughout the Museum and the extensive displays, both civilian and military aviation history is depicted. Included are hundreds of artifacts, large and small, from books, badges, and uniforms to engines and aircraft from the earliest balloons and gliders through to modern aircraft. Each one is designed to be informed and tell its own part in the story... 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

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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

    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

    Just imagine! 12, 000 square feet of history in 12 "rooms", each room showing one aspect of life in the Sables-Spanish Rivers area, starting from the Anishnawbek people to a grocery store and photography store in the early 1900's. There are special events all year long, including the Jessie Burnside Memorial Art Show in August, children's programs, craft sales, bake sales and more. A gift shop offers the work of local artists, artisans and writers. We are a fully accessible facility with wheelchair... Read more

    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. Read more

    The Drayton Valley Museum is dedicated to the preservation of local stories, memories and artifacts. With a variety summer exhibits and programs there's fun for the entire family! Stop by the museum for a tour of five historic buildings from the area and learn all about the first homesteaders, the discovery of oil, the growth of an industry and the town today. Open daily June-August, 11am-5pm. Admission is free or by donation. 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

    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

    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... 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 Alert Bay Public Library and Museum Association became incorporated on July 27, 1958. The library has been serving the community ever since. Our 334 library members, residents of Cormorant Island, borrow 3,900 items annually. The Library and Museum is located in a historical waterfront building. This building was formerly the fire hall then the municipal office. Today the Library and Museum share the building with the Alert Bay Visitor Centre. 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

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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 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

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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

    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

    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... Read more

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    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. Read more

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