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Opening in 1952 at this location, the Brant Museum & Archives has been entertaining audiences with stories of Brant County History. Our permanent exhibits showcase Brantford store fronts, industry, manufacturers, and pioneer kitchen. Additional temporary exhibits rotate frequently to ensure that there is always something new to see. You may also book an appointment to access documents in the archives.
Stroll amongst 1000’s of free-flying butterflies in our year ’round, indoor tropical garden featuring over 150 species of tropical plants, waterfalls, streams and exotic birds. Enjoy a lunch, a snack, or a beverage in the Chrysalis Café and visit our gift store. Cambridge Butterfly Conservatory is located on Kossuth Road which is designated as an “on-road bikeway” with wide, paved shoulders. Bike racks are located around the perimeter of the parking lots. Be sure to check our hours and admission prices on our website before you depart as we are now operating with limited capacity and timed ticket entry only.
3000 square foot exhibit centre next to treed picnic area on road with paved shoulders; changing exhibitions on local history and a variety of travelling shows. Washrooms and a gift shop.
The Festival of the Sound Office is now home to this historic Canadian Pacific Train Station. In 1995, the building was recognized federally as a building of architectural, historic, and environmental significance by the Historic Sites and Monuments Board of Canada under the Heritage Railway Stations Protections Act. The Festival of the Sound is one of Canada’s premier destinations for classical and jazz music. The Festival is held annually from mid-July to mid-August at a variety of venues including the Charles W. Stockey Centre for the Performing Arts; The Island Queen Cruise Ship; Chippewa Cruise Ship; St. Andrew’s Presbyterian; Seguin Valley Golf Club and more. The Festival Office offers local tourism information, public facilities, space to lock bicycles(secure during office hours), historic sites, close up live train-viewing area(indoor and outdoor), architectural building, historic building, local history, arts gallery, gift shop and of course opportunity to purchase Festival of the Sound event tickets and more!
Operating from May through October out of Parry Sound’s beautiful downtown waterfront in the Heart of the 30,000 Islands, Georgian Bay Airways proudly offers a modern fleet of seaplanes to service your flying needs.
Sightseeing Air Tours, Our Signature “Fly & Dine” to World Famous Henry’s Fish Restaurant, Charters, and Flying Adventures are just a sample of the Georgian Bay Airways experience.
The Goulbourn Museum tells the story of Ottawa’s oldest military settlement. It is home to interactive and hands-on exhibitions such as The 100th Regiment of Foot – about the soldiers who settled Goulbourn Township in 1818 after the War of 1812-1814; The Village Store where kids can dress up as pioneers & shop or barter for supplies; as well as exhibits about early Goulbourn settlers, the communities in the Township, and local services.
Locally owned and operated and chosen by the citizens of the Georgian Triangle as Wasaga Beachs’ “Favourite” ice cream shop we offer frozen yogurt, hand scooped and soft serve ice cream, homemade fudge, hand made award winning BUTTER TARTS and pies, sponge toffe, brittles and our signature handmade GOURMET CARAMEL POPCORN!! Stop in for a free sample! An expansion in 2015 saw the addition of a coffee shop serving espresso, cappuccino, lattes and a large selection of loose leaf teas and iced specialty drinks. Be sure to stop in for your next refreshment break when you’re cycling through beautiful Wasaga Beach, ON
Museums of Burlington: Joseph Brant Museum and Ireland House at Oakridge Farm are two of Burlington’s learning environments. Both sites represent the history of Burlington in unique and exciting settings. Open: Tuesday – Friday: 10:00 am – 4:30 pm/Sunday: 1:00 pm – 4:30 pm. Last tour leaves at 4:00 pm. Admission: Adults, $4.50, Seniors & Students $4.00, Children (5-12 yrs) $2.25 Prices include HST. Joseph Brant Museum: Built between 1937-1938 as a replica of the original home of Captain Joseph Brant, Thayendanegea, one of Burlington’s earliest settlers and an important figure in Canadian history, the Joseph Brant Museum is Burlington’s community museum. Through guided tours, changing exhibits, interactive displays, a hands-on discovery room, a new community gallery, educational programming, and special events, Joseph Brant Museum tells the stories relating to the development of the Burlington area complimented by travelling exhibitions that enrich the museum’s dialogue with the community. Ireland House Built between 1835-1837, Ireland House at Oakridge Farm was the home of Joseph Ireland, an English Immigrant and one of Burlington’s earliest settlers. In 1987 the home became a museum and the historic farmstead, now resting on 4.5 acres of original farmland, with its buildings, yards, gardens, and contents is interpreted to three distinct time periods, representing the generations of Ireland family who lived in the house. Visitors enjoy tours of the house by costumed interpreters, exhibits, special events, and participatory activities in keeping with the character and history of the House and the Ireland family.
Leave the 21st century behind as you enter the world of the 1840s at the elegant Matheson House, home of the award-winning Perth Museum. This popular tourist attraction, located downtown at 11 Gore Street East, is a National Historic Site.
The stone dwelling was built in 1840 for the Honourable Roderick Matheson, wealthy merchant and a senator in Canada’s first parliament after Confederation. The four period rooms – parlour, dining room, drawing room and a warm and welcoming kitchen – have been carefully restored and furnished to reflect the lifestyle of the Matheson family who owned the house for 90 years.
To reserve your tour of up to five people, please book online here: https://www.eventbrite.ca/o/perth-museum-30591062898
If you would like to reserve a larger group, please call the Museum to make arrangements: 613-267-1947 or 1-855-326-1947 .
Do you have questions about Perth? The Visitor Information Centre is located at the Perth Museum in the Matheson House, right downtown on Gore Street. When you arrive at the Visitor Information Centre, our staff will greet you and help answer any questions you may have. You can collect the information you need, as we have brochures, maps digital resources and information for your visit to the area. There is also a beautiful selection of souvenirs and locally made items for sale in the gift shop. Heck, there even public washrooms and free wifi onsite!
Nestled on the banks of Duffins Creek, and situated adjacent to the TransCanada Trail, this quaint living history comprises 19 heritage buildings, gardens and an orchard. For special events listings and admission fees, visit http://pickering.ca/museum
Cyclists, please note our operating hours below:
June and September weekends only:
Saturdays 10:00 am to 4:30 pm
Sundays Noon to 4:30 pm
July until Labour Day:
Wednesday to Saturday 10:00 am to 4:30 pm
Sundays Noon to 4:30 pm
(Gift Shop and water sales close at 4:00 pm)
Rails End Gallery and Arts Centre is a public art gallery located in Haliburton’s landmark rail station, at the head of Haliburton County Rail Trail.
It features exhibitions of contemporary art by regional artists in the main gallery (formerly the freight room), community programming and an eclectic Gallery Shop where you will discover one of a kind craft and art for home, cottage and gift-giving.
Admission to the gallery is free, donations gladly accepted. Rails End Gallery is a registered Canadian Charity (#118950641) devoted to bringing art to life in Haliburton.
Rails End is host to two major festivals each summer – Haliburton Art and Craft Festival (fourth weekend in July) where over 100 artists and artisans gather to show and sell their work in Head Lake Park next to the Gallery.
-Haliburton DrumFest (Labour Day Weekend), a lively celebration of drumming and rhythm in community with world drumming and percussion performances, drum circles and a vendor market.
Since 1982, the Tillsonburg Station Arts Centre has been home to: 2 heritage train stations, 2 galleries, a gift shop, arts programming, creative groups, events & seasonal farmer’s market. Admission is free, free diagonal parking, bike stand, washrooms. Open Monday-Saturday 9 am-4pm.
Come and experience our heritage! The Uxbridge Historical Centre has ten heritage buildings on a beautiful, multi-acre site with a scenic view of the Oak Ridges Moraine and the town of Uxbridge. The Centre has picnic tables with a nearby gazebo, wonderful shade trees, a gift shop, tourist information, as well as easy access to Uxbridge’s many town trails. Come for a guided tour or just to enjoy our beautiful site. We offer a warm welcome to all of our visitors!