NEW HOURS September to December
Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Other times may be possible, by appointment. Please call the museum 613 544-9113
Come and see our new displays about Rural School Fairs & Children's Books
November 20 - December 15
Class bookings are available between 9:30 a.m. & 11:30 a.m.
Dates are filling up. Reserve a spot for your class soon.
Book your time by calling the museum 613 544-9113 or by emailing us at
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!