Programs / Events

Museum Munchkins


Museum Munchkins Fridays, September 8 – October 27, 9:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Bring your preschooler for a fun program designed especially for them!  Play, bond and learn through music, movement, art, fitness, and literacy.  Come to all 8 sessions or choose from your child’s favourite activities.  Light refreshments included.  This is a great way […]

Phil Chadwich presents Tom Thomson was a Weatherman


In noticing the passion Canadian artists had for the weather and the natural world around them, Phil Chadwick examines works of art, uncovering secrets locked in the details recorded on the canvas.  In this fascinating lecture he covers some of Tom Thomson’s most famous paintings, viewing them in a different light, as a way of […]

Letters Home: An original play

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Join Authentic Voices Productions for a dynamic play that brings Bruce County’s historical figures to life through original letters, music and dance.  Clarence Kieffer, a local War historian, will be opening the evening with a short talk on the local men of the Bruce 160th Battalion and their efforts in WW1 in honour of the […]

First Nations Cultural Demonstrations

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First Nations Cultural Demonstrations Connect with First Nation demonstrators as they showcase their cultural arts in the First Peoples’ exhibit gallery. Discover the beauty of how black ash baskets, quill and beaded art pieces are made along with dream catchers and more.  Specific themes and dates can be found on the Museum website. July 4 […]

Lego Fridays

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LEGO® Fridays Learn, build and play with LEGO® and DUPLO®!  We supply the bricks; you supply the imagination in our weekly themed contests (10 a.m. – 12 p.m.).  Plus, step up your game with our LEGO® WeDo workshops at 10:30 a.m. and build programmable robots. Parental supervision required. Members free.  General Admission applies. Proudly presented […]

Women’s Institute Fridays


Join members of the Bruce County District Women’s Institute each Friday for lemonade and cookies! Discover the history of the log buildings at the Museum, learn about how the W.I. facilitated the creation of the original Bruce County Museum, and see and take part in quilting, knitting and other demonstrations. Fridays July 7 – September […]

Saturday Afternoon Movies

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Cool off in the air-conditioned Bruce Power Theatre and enjoy a family-friendly movie on the big screen, each Saturday at 2 p.m. August 5 – Jumanji August 12 – Cars August 19 – WALL-E August 26 – Babes in Toyland September 2 – The Dark Crystal Members free.  General Admission applies.

Celebrating Canada with Film!


In celebration of Canada’s 150th, we’re featuring Canadian movies each Sunday afternoon at 2:00 p.m..  Explore a variety of Canadian made and themed films including dramas, comedies and documentaries.  All from talented Canadian film makers! Members FREE.  General Admission applies. August 6 – The Great War part 1 August 13 – The Great War part […]

Speaking of Wildlife


Join a dynamic wildlife interpreter with 5-6 wildlife ambassadors as the visit the Museum to share information about the animals they present, their species, adaptations and habitat conservation. This show also allows for opportunities to interact with some of the critters, so bring your camera! Monday, August 7, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. Monday, August 21, 2017 […]

Special Guest Wednesdays

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Join “Special Guests” each Wednesday, as they share their talent and expertise with hands-on demonstrations and activities! Inspired by our exhibits and Canada’s 150th, this summer’s guests will entertain and delight visitors with a variety of presentations including: August 16 - 1812 Cannon Crew with Black Powder Cannon Demonstrations August 23 at 2 p.m. Authentic Voices […]