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We sought out this museum specially to see the old bark canoes (my daughter's interest) and found so much more to enjoy. There is an eclectic collection of artefacts and historic photos from the days when visitors came by stage coach and boat to stay...More
We visited this museum while vacationing in the area and were surprised at the calibre of it. It is in a very picturesque location as well. Great place to learn about the history of Muskoka and some of the many resorts. It is informative and...More
20 years ago , as I made my way through the locks at Port Carling in my cedar strip boat. I took a stroll through the little island park. The full breezy trees cast welcome shade as I walked and gave coolness to the many...More
This place is just excellent. The curator is very knowledgable and there are lots of authentic items to see. Wonderful to have this resource right in our neighbourhood for residents and tourists alike.
We travel a lot and visit little museums all over Ontario and Canada. This museum surpasses them all! Nice collection of historical artifacts, great shows on doll-making, butter churning and apple cider making during Thanksgiving weekend. Highly recommend! 5 star!
We came to see and walk the area. Museum is located just in the heart of Port Carling. Entrance fees are $2.50 The museum is small, but it has a lot of old technologies and items people where using before the age of technology. We...More
My husband and I were drawn to the museum when we saw the log cabin from a distance. Set in a beautiful park and a gorgeous area, we decided to head on in as those who worked there were quite friendly and since we had...More
It is small but worth visiting when in Port Carling. If it were twice as big it would be considered a worthwhile visit, but even so - - if it were free, it would be a fun stop.
Plan to spend 30 to 40 minutes...More