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The Scugog Shores Museum Village will open Friday, July 16th for the 2021 season.

The Museum is open Wednesday - Sunday from 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m until Friday, September 3rd, 2021. 

As per the directive from the Durham Region Health Department, non-medical face masks or face coverings are now mandatory in all commercial establishments.

2021 Special Events, Exhibits & Programs

Please contact us for information on school bookings, group tours and special events.

The Museum Village is located at 16210 Island Road, on Scugog Island, overlooking the town of Port Perry.

Regular Admission: Adults $5, Students $4, Seniors $4, Children 5-12 $2, Children 4 & under free.  Special event admission may vary.  We accept cash only.

About the Museum Village

The Scugog Shores Museum Village shows what daily life was like in Scugog from the mid to late 1800s. We preserve, research, interpret and exhibit artifacts related to the cultural and natural history of the Township of Scugog area. The Village includes:

  • 11 restored buildings
  • Heritage flower, herb and vegetable gardens
  • Ojibway Heritage Interpretive Lands

We offer special events, birthday parties and school programs throughout the year.  Guided tours are provided Wednesday - Sunday from 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m seasonally.  The grounds and buildings are also available for private and commercial rental.

Buildings

The Museum Village features the following buildings:

  • Log Cabin
  • Lee House
  • Blacksmith shop
  • Woodwright shop
  • Print shop
  • Harness shop
  • Beef ring
  • Head School
  • Head Church and Cemetery
  • Rodman Cabin
  • Two barns

Ojibway Heritage Interpretive Lands

The Ojibway Heritage Interpretive Lands exhibit is a partnership between the Scugog Shores Museum Village and the Mississaugas of Scugog Island First Nation. Together we created an exhibit area to interpret the natural and cultural history of the Scugog Watershed before Europeans settled in the area.