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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

museum@brucecounty.on.ca

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Stories & Artefacts

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Image showing three yarn winding devices.
Collections Objects

Yarn Winding Devices

History shows people across the globe, often independent of one another, had the same innovative ideas when it came to creating technology and tools to ...
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Advertisement for Chesley Clothes Reel.
People

William James Coulter & the Chesley Clothes Reel

In the twenty-eight-year span between 1891 and 1919, seventeen patents were filed and received by different parties from the Chelsey-Elmwood area, all named either “Clothes ...
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Men ice harvesting with horse team
Agriculture

Ice Harvesting

The winter months brought a different type of harvest season to Bruce County. Before refrigerators and electricity were readily available, individuals had to be resourceful ...
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Photo of two coverlets and their maker's marks.
Behind the Scenes

Erb Family Coverlets

Within the collection there are 18 pieces described as coverlets. Different from bedspreads or blankets, coverlets, which are thought to be derived from the term ...
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Photo of four medicine bottles
Businesses

Druggists

Through time there have been dozens of druggists found within Bruce County.  Several of these druggists had other related occupations such as being ophthalmologists.  Others ...
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Art

Printmaking Techniques

Printmaking is one of the oldest art forms. It has many different techniques that ultimately have the same outcome; a transfer of an image using ...
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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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