Programs/Events

Help Us Grow

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On Jan. 4, 2019 we introduced a $2 capital fee to the price of event tickets & program registrations to assist us with the building of a new Archives & Community Spaces Wing. It will not be charged to memberships or general admissions. Please visit our FAQ page for more information. Thank you for your support […]

Sharon Barfoot Tour

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Take a personal tour with renowned artist Sharon Barfoot of her remarkable exhibit titled “Good Eye: Responding to the Landscape“.  Registration is required, please call 519-797-2080 to reserve your space. July 21, August 11 & August 25 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Members FREE.  General Admission Applies.

Marine Heritage Festival Launch Party

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Join in the fun for a FREE evening of marine themed entertainment and celebration.  Throughout the evening there are children’s entertainment, cash BBQ, cash bar, live music and time to explore the exhibits! Friday, July 26 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. FREE Admission Click here for a full listing of Marine Heritage Festival events!

Cultural Pop-Up Programs

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Join museum staff to learn about the fantastic ways food, art, music and more fit into cultural celebrations around the world.  These one hour programs will teach participants through games, hands-on activities and short presentations.  Space is limited.  Please contact Visitor Services to register. July 20, July 27, August 10 and August 17 11:00 a.m. […]

Speaking of Wildlife

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Join us on select Mondays for Speaking of Wildlife: Wildlife Presentations.  Each date will deliver a dynamic wildlife interpreter and they will have 5-6 live animal ambassadors.  You’ll learn information about each animal, their species, adaptations and habitat conservation.  This show also allows for opportunities to interact with some of the critters, so bring your […]

Anishinaabe Cultural Demonstrations

Connect with Anishinaabe Demonstrators on Tuesdays and Thursdays throughout July and August, as they showcase Indigenous cultural arts in the new Anishnaabwe Endaat gallery. Discover the beauty of how beaded art pieces are created, along with dream catchers and a variety of traditional and contemporary arts.  Visit brucemuseum.ca for specific themes and dates. Members FREE.  […]

LEGO® Fridays

Learn, build and play with LEGO® and DUPLO®! We supply the bricks; you supply the imagination in our weekly-themed contests from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m..  Plus, step up your game with our LEGO® WeDo and Simple Machines workshops at 10:30 a.m. Parental supervision required. Members FREE.  General Admission applies. July 5 – August 30, […]

Take a Walk on the Wild Side

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Join Museum staff to learn about the mammals and herptiles of Ontario and from around the world. These one hour programs will teach participants about the wonders of the animal world through games, hands-on activities and short presentations. Space is limited, register by calling 519-797-2080 or by dropping into the Museum. July 13 and August […]

Women’s Institute Fridays

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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. Members FREE.  General Admission applies. […]

Saturday Afternoon at the Movies

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Cool off in the air-conditioned Bruce Power Theatre this summer to enjoy a family-friendly movie on the big screen each Saturday at 2:00 p.m. throughout July and August. Members FREE.  General Admission applies. July 6 – Coco (PG) July 13 – Born in China – Disney Nature (G) July 20 – The Bruce Part 1 […]