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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.

Animal Antics Family Day Show

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February 20, 2023 

10:00 am
 – 3:00 pm

Family Day 2023 is going to the dogs…and all kinds of other critters! Witness the wonders of the animal kingdom with shows and demonstrations by Speaking of Wildlife and Zoo-to-You! We will also be joined by pet/animal professionals who will give you training tips and tricks for your furry friend.


Looking for an opportunity to add to your family? We’ll be hosting a special on-site pet adoption clinic!


10:00 AM – Doors open
10:30 – 11:00 – Pet Care Q&A w/ Vet and Adoption Viewing 
11:00 – 11:30 – Crafting & Rotary BBQ
11:00-12:00 – ZOO TO YOU PRESENTATION (Session 1)
11:30-12:00 – Pet Care Q&A w/ Vet and Adoption Viewing
12:30-1:30- ZOO TO YOU PRESENTATION (Session 2)
2:30-3:00 – Crafting


If you wish to attend one of the three animal shows in our Bruce Power Theatre, please select your time using the registration button below to secure your seat!


At the door upon arrival, our Visitor Services team will provide you with a coloured ticket to indicate the show time that you have selected. Please present this at the theatre door when the show begins.


Please contact Visitor Services at 519-797-2080 if you require assistance.


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