This category lists sites which present the history of an era or region through collections in museums composed of historic artifacts located in Ontario.
Presents rich Black heritage with special focus on The Underground Railroad and the start of freedom in southern Ontario. Located in Amherstburg, ON.
Comprises artifacts, photographs, clothing, and implements all relating to the illustrious local heritage and the surrounding area.
The home to one of Ottawa's founding families. Hours of operation, contact information, and directions. Located in Ottawa, Ontario.
Covers the history of Brant county from the settling of the Six Nations to the end of the Second World War. Three locations in Brantford and Myrtleville, ON.
A cultural center for history, genealogy, art and music. Interactive displays and programs year round, located in Southampton, ON.
African Canadian History of the Elgin settlement which became North Buxton and was a terminus point for the Underground Railroad.
The history, including artifacts, and exhibits on radio and television.
The evolution of money around the world and through the ages, including shells, teeth and cocoa beans, as well as today's currency. Hours and programme information.
Cold-war era bunker in Carp now open as a museum. Gift shop, news, bunker facts and exhibit information.
Collection of artifacts and archival material that relates to the historical development of the county.
Traces the history of the area from the lumbering and trapping days through the discovery of uranium mining, milling, and uses of uranium in Ontario.
A historic (Victorian) heritage building built in 1848 located in Toronto.
Includes a vast collection of photographs and artifacts related to the history of the city and the Rainy River District.
Features exhibitions and public programs which explore the many individuals, cultures and events that contributed to the historic development of the city.
Established as a centennial project in 1967, the museum portrays typical village life at the turn of the century.
Run by the Iroquois Falls Historical Society to preserve the history of Iroquois Falls from the first Europeans, with special emphasis on pioneer life, by means of a museum, educational programs and public events.
Home to a varied and intriguing collection of artifacts and local history archives, which serve not only as the basis for the permanent exhibits but also for changing thematic displays and special events.
Collection contains approximately 10,000 items including furniture, clothing, toys, glass, ceramics, tools and household goods.
Displays of the rich history of Prince Edward County with exhibits showing the county's beginnings to the present in Picton.
Galleries, workshops, demonstrations, and events in Kingston.
Pioneer and local history in Ontario.
Exhibits on the people, objects and events that shaped the area in Alliston.
Local history in Ontario.
Museum is housed within the old Stamford Town Hall built in 1874.
Features collections of early furniture, textiles, militaria and Canadiana. Provides museum hours, admission fees, membership details, and location.
An operational 19th century grist mill and museum in Nicolston, Ontario. History, photos, and structural details of the dam are presented.
Artifacts from the church, and many others representing the history of the area in Ontario.
Built in 1810 in Delta, it is one of the earliest surviving grist mills of Upper Canada. Features displays of early industrial heritage. Exhibit details, history, and restoration project information.
Features over 22,000 artifacts, including 19th and 20th century textiles, costumes, coverlets and quilts, furniture, military artifacts, recreational artifacts, ceramics and appliances, metal toys, clocks, canoes, fossils and minerals. Includes photos, exhibition schedule, hours, location and directions.
Gives the history of the oil industry. Features a pioneer village, a railway exhibit, and the world's oldest, largest working oil rig of its kind.
A collection of educational artifacts and archival material.
Features displays and artifacts about the Rideau Canal, built between 1826 and 1832, linking Kingston and Ottawa by water. Exhibit details, calendar of events, photos, membership information, and location map are presented.
Traces the story of this community's rural roots and two centuries of immigration, and includes wagon-making tools and is a reminder of the vital role local trades played in sustaining the community.
Includes a unique collections of artifacts and photographs, some dating back to the 1800's, illustrating the history of the Deep River area.
Exhibits, educational programmes on canal and local history, in addition to the Underground Railroad and Lacrone Archives.
Museum devoted to the one of the first French-Canadian settlements in southwestern Ontario and site of Narcisse Cantin’s plans to build a major city and shipping point for the Great Lakes. Located in Zurich, ON.
Traces the local history, the legends and lifestyles, and the major events that helped shape the various municipalities that share the Bonnechere River.
Traces the history of Ottawa’s early years from the construction of the Rideau Canal and the early days of Bytown to the city’s emergence as Canada’s capital.
Display of native silver ore, mining and prospecting equipment and artifacts, fluorescent rock display, hand-crafted silver jewelry, and heritage silver trail and colonial tours.
Features local current events, the history of the city and the museum, volunteering information, and a listing of educational displays and services. Located in Nepean (Ottawa), ON.
Orillia. Exhibits of specialized law enforcement equipment, uniforms past and present, insignia, investigative techniques and forensic analysis, vintage vehicles, and police photographs.
Houses interpretive displays about Woodland Caribou Park, a multi-purpose room for temporary and traveling exhibitions, film and musical presentations, education programs, and conferences.
Contains exhibits and artifacts in Toronto.
Contains collections, exhibits, programs, archives, and gift shop.
Collection includes over 1200 artifacts ranging from 19th Century children’s toys, wedding dresses, the Crawford Wells General Store cash register, Church, a schoolhouse, and the oldest railway station dating from 1850 - 1852.
National Historic Site Of Canada, the site of the first Red Cross Outpost Hospital, and the first hospital of any kind in the Haliburton County area. Includes hours, events and contact information.
Exhibit of items from the 1700s to the 1960s, exemplifying life in the Niagara Falls area.
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