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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.


Volunteers are the building blocks of our Museum. All our activities and programs depend on the assistance of dedicated volunteers.

Upcoming Muse Talk event takes BCM&CC guests “Inside the Atom”

SOUTHAMPTON, ON [April 26, 2022] Bruce County Museum & Cultural Centre announces the next event in its Muse Talks Academic Lecture Series: Inside the Atom, an evening with Dr. Eric Johnston, Chief Innovation Officer at the Nuclear Innovation Institute (NII), taking place on May 11.

In this upcoming talk, Dr. Eric Johnston will explore the inside of the atom and share insights on how nuclear forces work and function as part of our everyday lives.

Guests will enjoy an evening full of fascinating topics such as art forgery, space exploration, medical imaging, cancer treatment and more—all connected as actions that take place inside the building blocks of the universe.

Doors open at 7:00 PM and a cash bar will be available. Tickets available now at

The Museum’s Muse Talks Academic Lecture Series is proudly presented by Georgian College.

About Dr. Eric Johnston

Dr. Eric Johnston is the Chief Innovation Officer at the Nuclear Innovation Institute (NII), where he leads efforts turning good ideas into great projects for some of Canada’s largest companies in the nuclear space. His familiarity with emerging technologies like advanced manufacturing and machine learning, combined with knowledge of nuclear issues from isotopes to radiation exposure, has helped him develop projects and get them funded, with academic and government partners including the U.S. Department of Defense and the Canadian Space Agency.

Eric has a PhD in Health/Medical Physics from McMaster University and a nuclear engineering undergraduate degree from Queen’s University.

About the Bruce County Museum & Cultural Centre

The Bruce County Museum and Cultural Centre offers adult and children’s programming, special events, and is home to the Bruce County Archives & Research Room. Our mandate is to preserve and make available the documentary heritage of Bruce County.