Monday, October 9 – Thanksgiving Museum & Archives CLOSED; Historic outdoor structures 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 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

Enjoy the many benefits of Membership. Not only will you receive FREE admission for a whole year, but so much more!


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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.


Bath Brick

McLean Brickyard

By 1869 there were three brickyards operating in Kincardine including James Keays, R. Rutherford and M & A McLean.   Brothers Murdock and Angus McLean moved with their parents from …

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Poster for Carrick Woollen Factory

Woolen Mills

One of the earliest industries in Bruce County were woolen mills and factories.  Mills are described as places where several processes in the making of wool take place such as …

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Mildmay Junior Press Image

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 were presses owned by farmers, …

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Saugeen Maple Syrup Bottle

Maple Syrup

Bruce’s early settlers were resourceful and made the most of what they had.  In the early days, as land had to be cleared, all settlers had plenty of trees within …

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