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Museum Hours

Monday 10 AM - 5 PM
Tuesday 10 AM - 5 PM
Wednesday 10 AM - 5 PM
Thursday 10 AM - 5 PM
Friday 10 AM - 5 PM
Saturday 10 AM - 5 PM
Sunday 1 PM - 5 PM

Archives Hours

Monday 10 AM - 4:30 PM
Tuesday 10 AM - 4:30 PM
Wednesday 10 AM - 4:30 PM
Thursday 10 AM - 4:30 PM
Friday 10 AM - 4:30 PM
Saturday 10 AM - 12 PM and 1 PM - 4:30 PM
Sunday Closed

General Admission

Individual $8.00 + HST
Children (4-12) $4.00 + HST
Student $6.00 + HST
Senior $6.00 + HST
Archives $6.00 + HST
Children (3 & under) FREE

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Bruce County Museum & Cultural Centre​

33 Victoria Street North (in the town of Saugeen Shores)
Southampton, ON Canada N0H 2L0

Toll Free: 1-866-318-8889 | Phone: 519-797-2080 | Fax 519-797-2191

Get Involved


Our success is made possible, in part, by the support we receive through our strong relationships with you, our donors. Your generosity ensures that we will continue to inspire, educate and remain the premier destination of choice for exploring our history.


Volunteers are the building blocks of our Museum. All our activities and programs depend on the assistance of dedicated volunteers.

Group Tours & Rates

Bring your group for a visit. The Bruce County Museum & Cultural Centre is the ideal destination for travel groups, families, clubs, school groups and teams looking for a memorable experience!

Group Rates

Groups of 20 people or more $5.00 (+HST) per person for those ages 13 and up, or  $4.00 (+HST) per child for those 12 and under

Groups of 19 people or less $6.00 (+HST) per person for those ages 13 and up, or  $4.00 (+HST) per child for those 12 and under


Guided tours are a great way to discover more about Bruce County history through the Museum’s exhibits, collections and archives. Guided tours are offered by trained volunteers or staff guides. Two weeks notice is required. Minimum group size of 10 people.

Book your tour by calling 519-797-2080 or 1-866-318-8889.

School and Children's Programs

School and children’s programs and tours are also available. Please visit the Education Centre to learn more.

Ideas for Full-Day Tours of the Museum and Area Attractions

Marine and More Chantry Island, located just offshore in Southampton, features an enchanting keeper’s home and lighthouse, as well as a bird sanctuary. Chantry Island is open for tours during the summer season. Consider a day that includes a tour of the Bruce County Museum & Cultural Centre, a fresh Lake Huron Whitefish lunch at one of the delicious restaurants in Southampton and a boat trip tour to Chantry Island. Chantry Island Web site
To Market, To Market Walk Store to Shore in Southampton, the shopping district offers a laid back and relaxed experience with a beautiful view of Lake Huron waterfront and many unique shops. Also located downtown is the Southampton Art Centre which hosts an “Artisans’ Co-operative” featuring distinctive art reflecting the beauty of Lake Huron. Consider a day that includes the Bruce County Museum & Cultural Centre, a lunch at one of the excellent restaurants in Southampton, and shopping at the Southampton Art Centre Art School & Gallery and throughout town.
Call 519-797-2080 today to plan your next visit!
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