Collingwood Museum

Open for Self-Guided Tours • Tuesday - Saturday, 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. 

The Museum will be closed on Saturday, September 24 as staff will be at the Museum booth at the GNE. 

Admission to the Collingwood Museum is by donation with a suggested $4 donation per person.

Please note: high-touch exhibits that cannot be easily sanitized between tours have been removed.


A red yard based art installation. Woven aspects hand from a central circle piece. Hope and Healing Canada

Hope and Healing is a body of work by Métis artist Tracey-Mae Chambers used to illustrate connections between Indigenous and non-Indigenous peoples, while also addressing the decolonization of public spaces.

Tracey-Mae's #HopeAndHealingCanada will be on display inside and outside the Museum until November 17, 2022.

Groups of 10 or more wanting to come in to see the installation should call the museum at 705-445-4811 ext. 7211 or email

Visit Tracey-Mae's website for more information.

Cartoon style Halloween images including a jack-o-lantern, green zombie hand, and purple witch's hat at the center. Other Halloween images are throughout including bats, a spider and web, and eyeballs. The text on the image reads: Join us October 24th 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. for Halloween PA Day. Registration opens October 4th. Children's Programming

Museum programs are a fun way for children (ages 6-12) to spend an active and heritage-inspired morning. Participants enjoy exploring Collingwood's heritage through storytelling, craft-based activities, and group games. 

Stay tuned for upcoming PA Day programs and registration information. 


Gift Shop

Curbside orders are processed by telephone and are subject to staff availability. Please note, prepayment is required, and same-day pick-up may not be possible.

Call 705-445-4811 Ext. 7211 to arrange curbside pick-up. 

Stories from Another Day - A Collingwood Museum Podcast 

Stories from Another Day travels through Collingwood's past to find the people, events and stories that made this town into the jewel it is today. Join the Collingwood Museum and host Ken Maher to explore over 160 years of tragedies and triumphs, disasters, and determination.  

Season Two kicked off on September 6. Stay tuned for new episodes monthly. 

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Collection and Research 

The museum houses an archival collection that is accessed by researchers from around the world. Photographs of Great Lakes vessels, Collingwood’s historic homes, downtown, and early industries are amongst the most popular items. 


Contact museum staff to learn about more research services and photograph reproductions.