This historic home/museum is situated right in Thomson Memorial Park in Scarborough. 1005 Brimley Rd, Scarborough, ON M1P 3E9 The first permanent resident in Scarborough Township was David Thomson, a Scot who came to Upper Canada with his brother Andrew in 1796. Each was granted 160 ha and David built a log cabin on his property that year. He was soon...
Pumphouse Steam Museum, Kingston Ontario 23 Ontario St, Kingston, ON K7L 2Y2 http://steammuseum.ca/ Spectacular Museum for family, adults, and interactive areas for kids. Enjoy a lot of history along Kingston's waterfront on Lake Ontario, the architecture on the outside if a selling point enough to get you to do in and explore. This museum boasts the main area with old Pumphouses and artifacts...
Museum of Ontario Archaeology, London Ontario 1600 Attawandaron Rd, London, ON N6G 3M6 http://archaeologymuseum.ca/ The Museum of Ontario Archaeology is a unique Canadian museum devoted to the study, display, and interpretation of the human occupation of Southwestern Ontario over the past 13,000 years. The Museum is located beside the Lawson Prehistoric Iroquoian Village, a site occupied by the Neutral Iroquoians in...
Canadian Canoe Museum Address: 910 Monaghan Rd, Peterborough, ON K9J 5K4 http://www.canoemuseum.ca/ What could be more Canadian then canoes? And what kind of museum is more "Canadian" than a museum that shows them. The Peterborough Canoe Museum collection began modestly enough in the 1950's as a private collection assembled by Professor Kirk Wipper at Camp Kandalore, near Minden. As the collection grew, a...
. ParkWood Estate, Oshawa Ontario 270 Simcoe St N, Oshawa, ON L1G 4T5, Canada http://www.parkwoodestate.com The Parkwood Natioanl Historic site is a beautiful place to visit year round. The summertime would be the best time as the beautiful gardens are in full bloom (most kids call it the Alice in Wonderland Garden) and tea time on the outdoor patio is in full...
Rose House Museum, Waupoos Ontario 3333 County Road 8 RR 4, Picton, ON K0K 2T0 Phone: 613-476-5439 http://prince-edward-county.com/item/rose-house-museum/ This gem is off the more touristy path in Waupoos which houses wineries and many activities. Drive a bit further and discover some Prince Edward County heritage at the Rose House Museum. The Rose House has survived since the early 1800's with few alterations,...
Mariners' Park Museum, Milford Ontario 2065 County Rd 13, Milford, ON K0K 2P0 This marine museum has over 5,000 artifacts including the top of the lighthouse from False Duck Island. Items on display at the museum include a First Nation's birch bark canoe and a dugout canoe, and items recovered from area shipwrecks.
Hutchison House, Peterborough Ontario 270 Brock St, Peterborough, ON K9H 2P9 http://www.hutchisonhouse.ca/ The Hutchison House is located in downtown Peterborough, Ontario - is a living history Museum offering a glimpse of life in Ontario in the 1800s. Through the year, the public is invited to enjoy Scottish Teas (which we did on our visit) during July and August, monthly heritage lunches during...
Dundurn Castle, Hamilton Ontario 610 York Blvd, Hamilton, ON L8R 3E7 http://www.museumsontario.ca/museum/dundurn-national-historic-site National Historic site of Canada Dundurn Castle Discover this 40-room Italianate-style villa built in the 1830s on Burlington Heights; the former site of a fortified military encampment established by the British in 1813. Once home to Sir Allan Napier MacNab, railway magnate, lawyer and Premier of the United Canadas (1854-1856) and his...
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