Events & Exhibits

The Town of Penetanguishene offers a few different options when it comes to beaches for enjoying the warm weather. Rotary Champlain Wendat Park and Huronia Park all offer sandy beaches, great swimming areas along with other amenities including playgrounds, pavilions, washrooms and much more. Accessible by foot or by car these beaches are a great way to spend a sunny afternoon.

2024 Events

Paint Afternoon at the Museum

  • Date: Thursday, April 4th
  • Time: 1PM to 4PM
  • Paint the afternoon away with Lori Ewert
  • $40 per person
  • Registration is required.

Spring Museum Tots Program

  • Date: Wednesday April 24 to June 12th, 2024
  • Time: 10:30AM
  • Parents and Tots come on us as we experience our senses through play, crafts, and activities.
  • $5 per child
  • Recommended for children 2 to 4 years of age.
  • Registration required.

Downtown Historical Walking Tours

  • Date: May 30, June 27, or July 25
  • Time: 6:00 PM to 7:30PM
  • Take a walk downtown Penetanguishene and learn about the history of the homes and business'. Includes special guest appearances from costumed interpreters.
  • $7 per adult, children under 12 are FREE
  • Pre-registration is required.

Rotary Champlain Wendat Walking Tour

  • Date: May 2, June 13, July 11, or August 15
  • Time: 6:00 PM to 7:30PM
  • Take a walk in the park with an experienced guide and learn about the Indigenous and Franco-Ontarian history in our area.
  • $7 per adult, children under 12 are FREE
  • $7 per person, children under 12 are FREE
  • Registration is required.

Tea & Tarts

  • Date: Thursday, May 23
  • Time: 2:00PM
  • Enjoy an afternoon of tea and tarts at the museum with live music by Adrien Robitaille.
  • $15 per person
  • Registration required.

Yes You Can Hand Drum Workshop

  • Date: Tuesday, June 11th
  • Time: 1:00PM to 2:30PM
  • Join Deb Brown for this joyful and uplifting exploration of rhythm. No drumming experience is necessary to enjoy this workshop.
  • Recommended for Adults and Seniors only
  • $12 per person
  • Pre-registration is required

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Penetanguishene Centennial
Museum & Archives

13 Burke Street,
Penetanguishene, ON
L9M 1C1
T: 705-549-2150
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