Penetanguishene Centennial Museum and Archives

History Beckons You!

The only original lumber company general store on its original site in Ontario.

Canada Day at the Museum

Monday, July 1st, 11AM to 6PM

Music, BBQ, Inflatables, face painting & more! 

Free Admission

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A feature of one of Ontario's oldest communities

The history of one of Ontario's oldest communities is proudly displayed at the Penetanguishene Centennial Museum & Archives. Visit the 1875 Lumber Office and General Store owned by late lumber baron and past mayor, Mr. Charles Beck.

Our Location

  • 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. October to May 15: Monday to Friday
  • 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. May 15 to October 1: Monday to Saturday
  • Closed on Family Day, Good Friday, Victoria Day, Civic Holiday Monday, Labour Day, Thanksgiving, Remembrance Day, and Christmas Eve at noon to January 2nd.
  • **Please note that we are closed on Monday, May 20, 2024
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