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Bruce County Museum & Cultural Centre

33 Victoria St N | Saugeen Shores, Southampton, Ontario N0H 2L0, Canada
+1 519-797-2080
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I have been to a number of events held at the museum - they do a great job providing interesting... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Maranne O
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What a find!

Spent over an hour in the museum, particularly in the lower level with it's magnificent display of... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
DavenportB
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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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  • Very good26%
  • Average3%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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33 Victoria St N | Saugeen Shores, Southampton, Ontario N0H 2L0, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have been to a number of events held at the museum - they do a great job providing interesting activities. The events I have attended include local wine tasting and a talk about shipwrecks. I'm really sorry to have missed the recent talk on...More

Thank Maranne O
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Spent over an hour in the museum, particularly in the lower level with it's magnificent display of the 1st World War in the trenches. The other displays were also well worth the visit, they even have a wonderful area for children to explore science, mechanics,...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic museum packed with lots to see and do. The building is gorgeous. Staff are helpful and well-informed. We wish we had been able to spend more time. We shall definitely return here when we next visit the area.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What to do on a rainy Friday? Take the kids to this museum. They spent over an hour playing with Lego, then they explored the museum. The loved the school house and cottage. I liked the old store and reading about what everyday objects used...More

Thank MontrealNancy99
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

One rainy afternoon we wandered into the museum. We were quite surprised to see all that they had on display. The log cabin and school house were amazing. To see that they are able to have that piece of history on their grounds is wonderful.

Thank P2656ZIchristineg
Reviewed 8 August 2017

They have really made a great effort to re-energize this museum to engage the kids. Before you go look for a brochure of their activities for the week (or give them a call) as it can change each day. My children's favourite is the lego...More

Thank DMcDonell
Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

Came in with the kids and had a nice time. It's an average sized museum with several exhibits ranging from toys and mechanics to local history. There was also a great Lego competition that the kids enjoyed. We'll priced.

Thank DavidCatriel
Reviewed 20 July 2017

by the shore of Fairy Lake (really! such a great name), this museum has a good history of Canada and Cdn Aboriginals, not just the area. Lots of interactive exhibits making it great for families and children. A perfect rainy day activity.

Thank LisaN11
Reviewed 3 July 2017

We went on the weekend with my 2 daughters, 12 and 8. The toy exhibit was pretty neat. The rest of the museum was great to check out the various things. The only thing that was disappointing was the Bruce County floor. I thought with...More

Thank KevPEI
Reviewed 9 June 2017

Nice collection. Includes lots of fossils found in the area... also First Peoples artifacts and local history. There's an archive wing for local research. The patio behind the building has lots of picnic tables that look out over a pretty pond. There are also two...More

Thank PhotoTripper_10
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