|The LCGS/Archives is a member
of the Lanark County Museums Network
what we have gained, come visit the North Lanark Regional Museum
at Appleton, Ontario.
through to Sunday, plus Holiday Mondays
from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. May 24th weekend to Thanksgiving
647 River Road, Appleton, Ont.
Mailing Address: Box 218, Almonte, Ont.
Phone Number: (613) 257-8503
MUSEUM AND HISTORY CENTRE
Goulbourn was first settled in 1818 by members of the 100th Regiment
a British regular army unit which had fought in the War of 1812-1814.
Museum exhibits chronicle Goulbourn's pioneer and military heritage.
Historical descriptions of the various local communities and photographs
displayed throughout the Museum.
A History Centre offers research facilities for genealogy and
The Museum is open year round
Tuesday through Friday and Sunday from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m.
The Museum is located at Stanley Corners, just south of Stittsville
2064 Huntley Road (intersection of Huntley and Flewellyn Rds.)
Phone 613 831-2393
AND DISTRICT MUSEUM
Arnprior and area is rich in history from the fur trading days
when Indians had encampments here during the Champlain era, through
the colourful lore of the McNab era when, in 1825, the rugged
and courageous Scottish Laird, Archibald McNab, brought eighty
settlers to the area from Scotland; Arnprior and District's greatest
claim to historical fame was the lumbering era operated by the
McLachlin and Gillies families. The Museum has recorded these
eras with documents, artifacts, lumbering tools, fashion, home
furnishings, maps and books.
Open mid June to mid September,
Tuesday to Friday - 12:00 to 5:00 pm
Saturday and Sunday - 1:00 to 4:00 pm
CLOSED on Mondays.
35 Madawaska Street,
Canada. K7S 1R6
Phone: (813) 623-4902 Fax: (613) 623-8901
OF KINTAIL MUSEUM
Opened as a grist mill in 1830, the museum building was restored
100 years later as a summer home and studio by Robert Tait McKenzie.
The museum features over 70 of his sculptures and his household
furnishings. The museum is situated beside Indian River, surrounded
by the trails and picnic areas of the Mill of Kintail Conservation
Area. Located 8 km north of Almonte, off Hwy. 15.
Mill of Kintail Conservation Area,
RR #1, Almonte, ON,
Canada. K0A 1A0.
Phone: (613) 256-3610
VALLEY TEXTILE MUSEUM
Located on the banks of the Mississippi River, this museum is
in the former Rosamond Textile Mill. The museum features the 19th
century beginning of Canada's woollen manufacturing industry,
period offices and exhibits highlighting the woollen industry
to modern times. Unique gifts are available in the attractive
3 Rosamond St. East,
Canada. K0A 1A0.
Phone: (613) 256-3754
A two storey heritage designated stone building erected as the
original Carleton Place Town Hall in 1872 and later converted
into a schoolhouse; recently enhanced by authentic Victorian gardens.
Yearly exhibits draw from a collection of 10,000 artifacts reflecting
local history and education. Located 2 blocks east of Bridge St.
on the North side of the Mississippi River in Carleton Place.
267 Edmond St.,
Carleton Place, ON,
Canada. K7C 3E8.
Phone: (613) 253-7013
THE PERTH MUSEUM
Matheson House is
a nationally designated stone house ca. 1840. Four Victorian period
rooms and enclosed garden give an intimate glimpse of the lifestyle
of a well to do family. Changing exhibitions in two galleries
plus permanent exhibitions, for example: Last Duel pistols and
sample Mammoth Cheese. Located in downtown Perth with parking
at rear. Air conditioned.
Check the Perth
Museum website for the latest schedule of events
Open year-round, Monday to Saturday 10am to 5pm.
Open Sundays after the May 24 holiday weekend from 1-4 pm through
11 Gore St. East,
K7H 1H4. Canada.
Phone: (613) 267-1947
& DISTRICT MUSEUM
Houses a collection of tools, clothing and artifacts collected
from the Lanark area pioneer homes as well as a collection of
Canadiana books. Located on Hwy. 511 on Lanark's main street.
80 George St.,
Canada. K0G 1K0.
Phone: (613) 259-5350
FALLS RAILWAY MUSEUM
Located in the former Canadian Northern railway station built
in 1914. A large elegant brick and stone structure with high ceilings
and impressive plaster and wood trim. The station, heritage artifacts
and rolling stock are still undergoing restoration. A national
historic site, the museum features railway artifacts, archival
materials, memorabilia, a library and rolling stock equipment.
90 William St. W.,
Box 962, Smiths Falls, ON,
Canada. K7A 5A5.
Phone (613) 283-5696
Offering five floors of a unique blend of historic displays,
artifacts and modern technology. Along with images tracing the
building and evolution of this historic waterway the museum supplies
informative mini-theaters, user friendly computers, a 15 minute
narrated slide presentation; and the latest addition, a seven
diorama Tunnel of History.
34 Beckwith St. South,
Smiths Falls, ON,
Canada. K7A 2A8.
Phone: (613) 284-0505
This elegant classically styled house is restored to ca. 1867
and features: 7 Victorian rooms, a two-storey privy, an indoor
bake oven, "mirror image" facades, exhibition gallery, heritage
gardens, picnic area and gift shop.
Old Slys Road,
Smiths Falls, ON,
Canada. K7A 4T6.
(adjacent to Old Slys Lockstation, Rideau Canal)
Phone: (613) 283-8560
Originally planned as part of its defense system, this is the
largest blockhouse on the Rideau Canal. Now a museum containing
artifacts of the blockhouse and social environment of a rural
community in the 19th and early 20th centuries.
Phone: (613) 269-3614
We are in the throes of creating a Canadian shrine to recognize
the outstanding gentleman, clergyman, medical doctor, teacher,
coach and sportsman; Dr. James Naismith, inventor of basketball.
We recently acquired land at his birthplace in Ramsay township,
two miles north of Almonte, ON, where we shall build a worthy
centre in his honour. Watch and help us grow.
Box 1991, Almonte, ON,
Canada. K0A 1A0.
Phone: (613) 256-0492
TOWNSHIP MUSEUM AT
Artifacts from days gone by wait to be enjoyed in every corner
of this 1861 two storey stone school house. Research family history
or step into the past. Located on County Road #16, Middleville,
Phone: (613) 259-5462
You also might like to check the OMA
Directory of Ontario Museums which has all Ontario
museums listed alphabetically by name, region and type.
County Museums are listed at Renfrew
County GenWeb : Museums
Many of the museums listed below are open only during the summer.
To avoid disappointment, please visit their website or call
them before you plan your visit.