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Scugog Shores Museum Village

The Scugog Shores Museum Village located at 16210 Island Road is open from May to September every year.

We open for the 2024 season on Saturday May 18th, 2024!

Visit us Wednesday to Sunday from 10:00am - 4:00pm.

The research room is available for drop in visits during open hours, click here to find more information on the Archives.

The 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

Guided tours are available Wednesday to Sunday during open season from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. with the cost of admission. 

The Scugog Shores Museum Village and Archives is pleased to be the summer home of Theatre on the Ridge! Take in a show under the beautiful show tent on the Museum grounds. Museum visitors will receive a voucher for a $5 discount on Theatre on the Ridge tickets.

Visiting from out of town for one of our events? Save 10% off a stay with the Farmstead BNB using the Scugog Museum promotion! For more information visit or call (905) 985-2035.


The Scugog Shores Museum Village is a cash-only facility. 

  • Adults: $5.25
  • Students: $4.25
  • Seniors: $4.25
  • Children (5-12 years): $2
  • Children (4 and under): Free

Admission may vary for special events.


To preserve, research, interpret and exhibit items that will serve to illustrate and promote the history of the Municipality and the Lake Scugog area.


To provide each resident and visitor with a better understanding of Scugog and rural Ontario history and our First Nation Heritage.


To showcase vibrant historical museums, places, and stories that engage our community, preserves our heritage, and educates our visitors.

Strategic Plan

Thank you to everyone who participated and provided input in the Scugog Shores Museum Village and Archives Strategic Plan Focus Group Sessions, Interviews, and Surveys. Your opinions are invaluable, and helped us to create strategic goals.

The Strategic Plan is now available to read.



The Scugog Shores Museum Village and Archives is always looking for volunteers in areas including:

  • Collections Management
  • Data Entry
  • Events and Programs
  • Gardening and Maintenance
  • and more!

Interested in joining the team? Complete a Volunteer Application and we will be in touch!

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