Bruce County Museum & Cultural Centre

Bruce County Museum & Cultural Centre

Bruce County Museum & Cultural Centre
4.5
Tuesday
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
About
Experience this world class Museum & Cultural Centre where the old marries the new, and discover the stories of Bruce County from First Nations people to the newcomers; fishing and forestry, farming and furniture and marine heritage. Rich in natural history and cultural, visitors of all ages will enjoy interactive experiences through exhibits, special events and programming.
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Gwen H
bothwell5 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2023 • Couples
This is an amazing museum!! If you are in the Southampton area of the Bruce Peninsula make sure to stop by.
There are many hands on exhibits that are kid-friendly making learning about the local area fun as well as informative.
My favorite exhibit was definitely the shipwreck that was found on the Southampton beach, but in all honesty I can say all the exhibits were well put together and enjoyable.
I also want to commend the staff, Aside from being knowledgeable about the exhibits, they are welcoming and show an interest about their visitors by getting to know a little about them and where they are from.
Definitely a must stop and see.
Written August 4, 2023
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Kristin B
Kincardine, Canada7 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2022 • Family
We love visiting this museum with our kids , it is very interactive and engaging for toddlers and school aged kids. The young kids love the water table, trains and general store. The older ones liked the sound exhibit and decorating a bead.
Written August 14, 2022
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Kaja C
Lomnica, Poland261 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2019 • Family
This museum is definitely one of my favourite (from all I have seen). It’s local, modern and interactive. Great for family visit, even with a small children (ours are one and two years old). This place will give you a nice trip back into a local history which Bruce County is surprisingly rich of. Good idea for cold/rainy/winter days.
Written October 12, 2019
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Thank you very much, we are so happy you and your family enjoyed your visit with us!
Written November 27, 2019
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Seamus
Oakville, Canada1,549 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2019 • Couples
One cannot visit this Mecca for retirees without rubbing elbows with the blue-rinse set, and there’s no better venue than the Bruce County Playhouse located at this venue. For years we attend a play at the end of our stay in Sauble, and are always pleased to see the fine Toronto and local actors performing in farces and musicals that will appeal to all tastes. This year’s offering for us was ‘Nunsense,’ a take on the Sisterhood flicks, full of irreverent humour and clever and catchy songs which all and not just Catholics will find highly entertaining. This was a great way to end our holiday.
Written August 11, 2019
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M H
Toronto, Canada16 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2019 • Couples
History of Bruce County with many displays and interactive features. History presented in an easy to understand and informative. Fun for ALL ages. Well worth a visit.
Written August 1, 2019
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Charms3145
62 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2019 • Family
This is a great museum detailing the history of the Bruce Peninsula and surrounding areas. Each floor was very well laid out,although it was a bit confusing how to get from one floor or wing to another. The exhibits were well done, and interesting even if you don't read everything. I enjoyed learning about the first nations of this area. You can probably cover this pretty well in 1 to 1 1/2 hour.
Written July 13, 2019
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Thank you for your review, we are happy that you enjoyed spending time with us.
Written November 27, 2019
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CdnWandererPa
Ontario, Canada60 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2019 • Solo
Average size museum detailing the history of the area from aboriginal settlement to present day. Reasonable admission, friendly & helpful staff, & interactive exhibits for all ages.
Written June 30, 2019
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Jaymie C
11 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2019 • Couples
Such an impressive museum that really focusses on the local culture and history of Bruce County. I check out the museum every couple of years and I always come away with new knowledge and appreciation for those who came before us and carved out a life in the area.

The exhibits are always thoughtfully done and the Museum keeps it fresh and interesting by changing a couple exhibits every year.
Written May 6, 2019
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Thank you for your review, we are so happy that you enjoy visiting us.
Written November 27, 2019
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CanadianSealady
Southampton, Canada11 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2019 • Family
The Museum and Archives are a must see when visiting Bruce County and Southampton area. Come back as often as you like. Exhibits are always changing.
Written April 13, 2019
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TerryHBey
434 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2018 • Solo
I slept in and rushed to the museum to see the animal gibberish exhibits, very interesting interactive displays of how animals communicate (^O^)/ even the visitor seats are animal themed: I took a selfie with a peacock bench (^_^)

Staff said there’s only 1/2 hr left so they didn’t charge me. I was really pleasantly surprised by such warm gesture to visitors, in this day and age. I placed a donation as a token of appreciation.

I always visit this little gem every time I’m in the area. Something nice hasn’t changed, so glad.
Written June 5, 2018
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Thank you for your review and for visiting us. We look forward to the next time.
Written February 20, 2019
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