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TEMPORARY CLOSURE (Portion of External Grounds, 1878 Schoolhouse) Begins Monday, July 15, 2024.

TEMPORARY CLOSURE – Mackenzie Log Home – Begins Monday, July 22.

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

Membership & Passes

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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.

The Museum

The History of the Bruce County Museum & Cultural Centre

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Expansion Needs Study 2024 - 2038

2023 Volunteer Program Review

From January to May 2023, the Museum undertook a complete review of the BCM&CC’s volunteer program, conducted by consultants Victoria Stasiuk & Associates.


View the full program review [PDF] >>

2023 Year in Review

Planning Documents

Strategic Plan 2021-2026

In January 2020 we moved forward with the creation of an updated strategic plan to guide us into the next five years.  The process included thorough background research, an in-depth analysis of the Museum’s digital environment and a series of internal and external stakeholder engagement sessions along with a public survey.  The result of this work is a new Strategic Plan and Implementation Roadmap for 2021-2026.  


To view the plan (June 2020) click here

To view the Implementation Roadmap click here

To view the Supporting Research click here

Digital Content Strategy

In January 2021 we moved forward with the creation of a Digital Content Strategy. The background research An in-depth analysis of the BCM&CC’s digital presence and environment was part of this process engaging with internal and external stakeholders along with a public survey.


The result of the work is an actionable DCS for the BMC&CC. This document will assist and guide decision-making processes to continue to provide relevant, compelling and valuable content.


To view the plan click here click here

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