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Exterior exhibits including the Mackenzie Log Home and Log School House are now closed until the May long weekend, 2023.

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 - 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

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

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  • Agriculture
  • Art
  • Businesses
  • Collections Objects
  • Diaries
  • Entertainment
  • Furniture
  • Marine
  • Medicine
  • Metis
  • Military
  • People
  • Photographers
  • Places
  • Pottery
  • Sports
  • Textiles
Chesley Streetscape after fire
Places

The Chesley Fire of 1888

On the night of June 9, 1888, downtown Chesley suffered a devastating fire that ravaged through several blocks on both sides of the street.  Many …

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Handcuffs, Padlock and Broken Bars
Places

Bruce County Jail

The construction of the Bruce County Jail was completed at 204 Cayley Street, Walkerton in 1866. The jail was initially used to house those awaiting …

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Interior of Wiarton Echo
Businesses

Bruce County Newspapers

Bruce County has been the home of many newspapers and publications. Several of these are represented within the collection through objects used at the newspaper, …

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Money Belt and Assay Box
People

Walter Gray and the Klondike Gold Rush

Found within the Krug Fonds are the Bruce Krug Local History Scrapbooks.  The scrapbooks are a large collection of oral interviews, new clippings etc. as …

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Mildmay Junior Press Image
Businesses

Cider Mills

Scattered throughout the County in the later half of the nineteenth century were cider mills.  Some of the mills were large scale operations, while others …

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Music players and their media
Collections Objects

Early Music Technology

The home music industry began in the late 1870s with the creation of tabletop music players known as organettes along with the earliest rendition of …

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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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