Monday & Wednesday 9:30 a.m. to 12 noon.
Come and visit our new displays !
A Tribute to Mothers
Portsmouth Public School - see what the school was like before it became the Seniors Centre
Empire Day - A Tribute to Queen Victoria
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!