Hours / Admissions / Directions

Monday Hours: 10am-5pm

Tuesday Hours: 10am-5pm

Wednesday Hours: 10am-8pm

Thursday Hours: 10am-5pm

Friday Hours: 10am-5pm

Saturday Hours: 10am - 5pm

Sunday Hours: 1pm-5pm

Holiday Hours

The Museum is now open late until 8 p.m. on Wednesday evenings   June 1 – September 28

Archives and Research Room Hours of Operation
Monday – Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (Open until 8 p.m. on Wednesdays)
For access to primary archival documents on the weekend, please call ahead during the week.

The Archives & Research Room will be closed on September 30, 2016.  

2016 Holiday Schedule
Victoria Day, May 23 – Open 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. (Research Room & Archives closed)
Canada Day, July 1 – Open 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Civic Holiday, August 1 – Open 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Labour Day, September 5 – Open 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.  (Research Room & Archives closed)
Thanksgiving, October 10 – Closed
Remembrance Day, November 11 – Closed

  • Individual

  • $8

    + HST

  • Children

  • 4-12 (Children 3 and under are FREE)


    + HST

  • Student

  • $6

    + HST

  • (Senior - 60 plus)


  • $6

    + HST

  • Archives

  • Day Pass (Archives and Reading Room)


    + HST

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Cultural Access Pass

New Canadian citizens holding a valid Cultural Access Pass will receive free admission to the Museum for themselves and up to four dependent children. This pass invites new Canadian Citizens to explore Canada’s rich culture by inviting them to visit cultural venues across Canada during their first year as new citizens.  The Museum is also a pick-up location for new pass holders.  To learn more about this program by the Institute for Canadian Citizenship, click here.

PAL Card

Note: Admission rates may vary for special events and museum programs NEW! – Free entry to those who show a valid PAL Card What is a PAL Card? A PAL (Personal Attendant for Leisure) Card allows persons with a disability to be accompanied by a personal attendant so that they may participate in designated City of Waterloo and City of Kitchener programs and at the following private venues:

  • Bingemans (Kitchener)
  • Chicopee Ski Club (Kitchener)
  • Country Bowl (Cambridge)
  • Dickson Bowl (Cambridge)
  • Waterloo Regional Children’s Museum (Kitchener)
  • YMCA of Cambridge

and now at the Bruce County Museum & Cultural Centre - valid for general admission only. If you are from the Kitchener -Waterloo or Guelph region and would like more information on the PAL program contact the City of Waterloo: The City of Waterloo Parks and Recreation Department Ph:(519) 885-1220×244 Fax: (519) 885-0358 TTY 1-866-786-3941

The PAL Card:

A PAL (Personal Attendant for Leisure) Card allows persons with a disability to be accompanied by a personal attendant so that they may participate in designated programs.  The PAL Card:

  1. Identifies that the person named on the card requires the assistance of an accompanying personal attendant.  All regular program fees/registration fees apply.
  2. Authorizes that the accompanying personal attendant will not be charged an additional fee.

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We are located in the community of Southampton. From Hwy 21, turn east at the lights onto High St., then north onto Victoria St. N. The Museum will be on your right.

Postal Address:

Bruce County Museum & Cultural Centre P.O. Box 180, 33 Victoria St. N., Southampton, ON Canada N0H 2L0