Exhibits and Galleries

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Be The Dinosaur

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On May 16, come face to face with full-size dinosaur bones, a paleontology field station, a Safari Jeep and more!

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Captivating Coastline

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Opening April 25 – Explore our all new marine heritage exhibit encompassing the rich marine history of Bruce County’s Shoreline.

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Bevan’s General Store

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Back by popular demand, we are pleased to announce the return of “The General Store”. “Meet” the storekeeper, use interactive screens to discover the inventory and see some of the Museum’s rarely seen artefacts.

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Home Sweet Home

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Come and see our newest permanent addition – the Shanty – made from Bruce County logs and located inside our pioneer section of the galleries.  It represents a crucial step in the formation of settlers who cleared the way for today’s inhabitants.

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Stokes Bay Lighthouse

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The 103 year old lighthouse, was once at Stokes Bay on the Bruce Peninsula. It was saved from destruction when the Canadian Coast Guard made the decision to decommission it.

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Permanent Galleries

Permanent Exhibits

Geology & The Ice Ages, First People’s Gallery, A Time To Remember, Living On The Land, The Land, Living On The Water, The Water, Living In Balance

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The Helix

The Helix

A giant 15-foot-high helix made from the anchor chain of an 1866 schooner rises majestically on an outdoor alcove at the new Bruce County Museum and Cultural Centre in Southampton.

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Log Buildings

Log Buildings

Both the MacKenzie Home and SS 10 Amabel have undergone renovations and are once again open to the public in their new location, tucked behind the Museum.

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