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TEMPORARY CLOSURE (Portion of External Grounds, 1878 Schoolhouse) Begins Monday, July 15, 2024.

TEMPORARY CLOSURE – Mackenzie Log Home – Begins Monday, July 22.

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

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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.


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Get ready to Light Up the Holidays at the Bruce County Museum & Cultural Centre

The Bruce County Museum & Cultural Centre invites community members to its second annual Light Up the Holidays event to be held on Thursday, December 15 from 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM.

During the evening, kids will have a chance to meet Santa and Mrs. Claus, who are bringing their sleigh, as well as write and post a letter to the North Pole!

Enjoy decorating a mini-gingerbread house, making an eco-bird feeder, taking part in a scavenger hunt, or listening to a reading of Charles Dickins’ ‘A Christmas Carol’ aboard the HMS General Hunter.

A caroling singalong will be held in the Bruce Power Theatre, led by guest Erin Milley-Patey, who Museum patrons may remember from her opera performance during the Sonic Sensation exhibit opening this past summer. Visitors will also enjoy festive juggling performances throughout the night by guest Robbin Darling.

Outside, take a stroll in the Museum’s backyard where the old schoolhouse and log cabin will be lit up, setting the stage for the perfect photo opportunity.

A Holiday crafters market will be set up for guests to browse for the perfect gift for that special family member or friend.

Hot drinks, including some holiday favourites, and sweet treats will be available for sale on site from Dizzy Bird and guests will receive a $2 voucher at the door.

This event is free for Museum members. General Admission Applies. For full details and preregistration, visit

Light Up the Holidays is proudly presented by Enbridge and supported by Nuclear Waste Management Organization.