History Beckons You!

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

Heritage Penetanguishene

Visit our new Heritage pages showcasing glimpses of our 19th and early 20th century heritage.

Downtown Historical Walking Tours

Join our walking tours on June 2, 16, 30, July 14, 28, August 11, 25, September 8, 22, October 6, and 20 at 10:30 a.m. The fee is $7 per adult.

Our Location

  • 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. January to May (2022): Monday to Friday
  • 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. June to August (2022): Monday to Saturday
  • Closed on Family Day, Good Friday, Victoria Day, Labour Day, Thanksgiving, Remembrance Day, and Christmas Eve at noon to January 2nd.

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.

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