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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

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.


When you volunteer you are a guide of culture and history for Bruce County!
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Discover the rewarding experience of being a Museum Volunteer!

Volunteers are the building blocks of the BCM&CC.  Many of our activities and programs depend on the assistance of dedicated volunteers. 


Volunteer opportunities are varied:

  • Working with children in school and holiday programs
  • Guiding, as a docent, visitors and tour groups through our exhibits
  • Providing administrative assistance
  • Conducting genealogical research and inputting data on the computer
  • Assisting with the planning and execution of special events
  • Smart Serve Bartenders and servers
  • Designing and setting up new exhibits
  • Artistically painting our exhibit walls
  • Researching exhibit information
  • Organizing fund raising events
  • Cataloging artifacts
  • Assisting in the Gift Shop
  • Gardening in our historical gardens
  • Meeting and greeting visitors in the lobby
  • And so much more!

When you volunteer at the Museum, you will:

  • Become part of a team that is truly making a difference by preserving Bruce County’s past and providing meaningful contributions to the community
  • Create new purpose and meaning into your life
  • Achieve personal growth, gain job satisfaction, and experience self fulfillment
  • Meet new people and create lifelong friendships
  • Become a role model to a youth volunteer
  • Express personal ideas and gain new knowledge
  • Enjoy flexible schedules
  • Be invited to the annual appreciation event

If you are interested in volunteering at the Bruce County Museum & Cultural Centre, simply contact by telephone, email or visit in person:

Matt Smith, Volunteer Coordinator
(519) 797-2080


Download Volunteer Application Form Here

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