Our region is unmatched in the variety of cultural and historical experiences we have to offer. Spend a day or more learning about the area’s history and heritag, take a look at everything that there is to learn by scrolling down.
Craigleith Heritage Depot
The Blue Moutains

This museum is an extension of the Blue Mountains Public Library and holds a collection of the natural and cultural heritage of the Blue Mountains. It's also housed in a former railway station built in the 1870s! More information can be found on their website.

 
Sheffield Park Black History Museum
Thornbury

Located in Clarksburg, just minutes from the Village, Sheffield Park Black History Museum is dedicated to the preservations of the history of black pioneers and settlers of Collingwood and surrounding areas. "It is like a trip back in time. It's a journey every one should embark on at least once in their life to remind us of where we came from. and where we are going. UNREAL!"
- Jonas Legoni 

For more information, visit their website. 
Collingwood Museum 
Collingwood 

Collingwood Museum houses an archival collection including photographs of Great Lakes vessels, historic homes, and early industries. These collections are accessed by researchers from around the world! 

Visit their website and make sure to check out their vintage-inspired apparel line while you're there
Meaford Museum
Meaford

With over nine thousand artifacts in their collection, Meaford Museum revolves around Meaford’s rich heritage, with a special emphasis on apples. The apple exhibit examines the history of the apple industry, from the original farming families of Meaford to the production process to today’s modern technologies. 

Interested in the history of Apple Country? Be sure to check out the Apple Pie Trail which will guide you on a historical, experiential and culinary tour of the area. 
Billy Bishop Home & Museum
Owen Sound

Explore the Canadian war experience and life and the military hero Billy Bishop at his museum, a National Historic Site!

More information can be found here. 
Grey Roots Museum & Archives 
Owen Sound

Take a short trip to Owen Sound and visit Grey Roots Museum & Archives which was developed in 1955 in order to promote and preserve the heritage of Grey County. Their history is long but rooted in the common hope that the area could grow their museum collections and archival materials to pay respect to their rich history. You can visit their website, here. ‚Äč
The Friends of Nancy Island & Wasaga Beach Park
Wasaga Beach 

Visit the remainds of the British schooner the H.M.S Nancy in Wasaga Beach. Nancy island holds a unique museum, theatre, lighthouse and gift shop. Visit their website for the full details.

 
Sainte-Marie among the Hurons
Midland

Visit Ontario's first European Community, the headquarters for the French Jesuit Mission to the Huron Wendat people. The world renowned reconstruction gives light to the interaction of the French and Wendat nations from 1639. Just another reason to visit Simcoe County! Make sure to visit their website and read up on the history of Sainte-Marie among the Hurons.
Discovery Harbour
Penetanguishene

Their roots are traced back to the original British naval and military base in Penetanguishene. It was built to safeguard access to upper Canada after the war of 1812. By that time it became home to 70 people, five large ships and numerous workshops and dwellings. More information can be found here.