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Please note: The Museum’s historic outdoor structures are now closed for the season!

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 Closed

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

museum@brucecounty.on.ca

Get Involved

Donations

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.

Volunteer

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

Stories & Artefacts

  • All
  • Agriculture
  • Art
  • Behind the Scenes
  • Businesses
  • Collections Objects
  • Diaries
  • Entertainment
  • Furniture
  • Marine
  • Medicine
  • Metis
  • Military
  • People
  • Photographers
  • Places
  • Pottery
  • Sports
  • Textiles
Brownscombe Pottery
Pottery

Early Bruce County Potteries

Throughout the 1800s there were nine known potteries throughout Bruce County and included Kincardine, Port Elgin, Burgoyne, Chippewa Hill, Scone, Tara, Mildmay and Kinloss.  By ...
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32nd Bruce Battalion Badge
Military

Early Militia and 32nd Bruce Battalion

Bruce’s first militia was formed with the passing of the Military Act of 1855. This act made all men, ages 18-40, servicemen and ages 40-60 ...
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William Victor Tranter
Diaries

Victor Tranter 

I had some good chance to study the chances a man has against the bullet and concluded that they were all against the man.”  Victor ...
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Register of Vessels
Marine

Register of Vessels 

This partial “Register of Vessels employed in the coasting trade of the Dominion of Canada, which departed from the Port of Kincardine,” is a register of ...
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Krug Bros. Co. Ltd. Catalogue Page
Businesses

Krug Furniture Co. Ltd: 100 Years of Service to the County

Krug Furniture Co. Timeline   1886   The business began as a partnership between brothers Christian, Conrad, John and William Krug, and brother-in-law Henry Ankenmann.   1909   The company incorporated ...
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Kids with a tractor in a parade
People

An Artist of Observation – J. Lindsay Thornburn

J. Lindsay Thornburn lived in Port Elgin for most of his life and was an avid photographer of many people and places in and around Bruce County for decades, ...
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If you wish to use or purchase any of these images, please contact archives@brucecounty.on.ca

VISIT THE MUSEUM

Location

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

museum@brucecounty.on.ca

Hours

Admission

Individual $8.00 + HST
Children $4.00 + HST
Student $6.00 + HST
Senior $6.00 + HST
Archives $6.00 + HST

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