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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

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

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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.


Post office items and one exterior shot of post office

Post Offices

Communication is just as important now as it was when settlers began to pour into what is now Bruce County in the late 1840s and early 1850s.  To maintain communication …

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Picture of Corran Estate

The Corran

The Corran, built in 1882, was the home of Alexander McNeill and his wife Hester McNeill; Irish aristocrats who moved to Canada in 1872. The mansion and estate that it …

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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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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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