NEW HOURS September to December
Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Come and see our new displays about Rural School Fairs & Children's Books
Are you interested in becoming a volunteer? Please consider one of these opportunities:
- School Marm or School Master for visiting classes
- General handyperson to help keep the museum in good condition
- Help to catalogue our artefact collection (training provided)
- Occasional help at special events
You do not have to be a retired teacher. Contact the musuem to find out more.
Experience social and educational life in the pioneer years through the displays of school text books, artifacts, memorabilia and photographs. You may even identify a great-grandparent!
The museum has extensive archives for research purposes. Please call to book appointments.
Bring your family to our schoolroom set in the style of a one-room rural school house in the 1900-1930 era. The desks and artifacts were collected from the schools which at one time dotted the countryside.
Sit at a wooden desk, write on a slate with a slate pencil. Browse through old Ontario readers. Try your skill at some arithmetic facts and solve problems encountered in the past!