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Museum Donations

The Scugog Shores Museum Village and Archive (SSMVA) collects artifacts and archival materials that illustrate and promote the history of the Municipality and the Lake Scugog area.

The SSMVA relies on the generosity of the public to grow its archival and artifact collection through donations. Potential artifact donations must meet specific criteria before being accepted to the SSMVA Collection.

Please make an appointment with the Curator and we would be pleased to discuss any potential donations. Artifact donations are permanent and once approved, SSMVA assumes the responsibility to store, preserve, conserve, and exhibit the artifact, as it meets the needs, mandate, and policies of the museum.

The Scugog Shores Museum maintains an Artifact Collection as well as an Education Collection. To learn more about these process of collections and donations, please view our Donation Guide.

SSMVA is currently seeking objects, photographs, and ephemera relating to Scugog Township in the following areas:

  • Business
  • Birdseye Center Cabin Park
  • Sports & Leisure
  • Arts & Culture
  • Service Organizations
  • Emergency Services (Fire, Police, Ambulance)
  • World War 1 and 2
  • Founding Families
  • Science & Technology

Monetary Donations
The Scugog Shores Museum Village and Archives gratefully accepts monetary donations in support of the museum. Donations assist SSMVA in fulfilling its mandate to showcase vibrant historical museums, places, and stories that engage our community, preserves our heritage, and educates our visitors. Please make cheques payable to the Township of Scugog, and mail or deliver C/O Museum to 181 Perry St. P.O. Box 780, Port Perry, ON L9L 1A7. Please contact us for more information.

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