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

Winter Museum Tots Program

  • Date: Wednesday January 10th to March 6th, 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.

March Break Activities

  • Date: March 11 to March 15, 2024
  • Time: 9:30AM to 12:00PM
  • Make two different crafts and explore the museum through a fun scavenger hut
  • Each day is a different theme.
  • Pre-registration is required.

Write Through History

  • Travel back in time and make your own paper, try your hand at writing with a quill and ink, and other fun activities in this program.
  • Recommended for children ages 5 to 12 years old.
  • Guardians are not required to attend
  • $10 per child
  • Registration is required.

Speaking of Wildlife

  • Date: Monday, March 11th
  • Time: 1:00PM to 2:00PM
  • One-hour interactive presentation from Speaking of Wildlife, featuring 6 native Ontario wildlife ambassadors and two wildlife interpreters.
  • $10 per person (Adults and children must register.
  • Family Friendly
  • Registration required.

Easter Eggstravaganza

  • Date: Saturday, March 30, 2024
  • Time: 9:30AM to 12:00PM
  • Event includes an egg hunt, visit with Easter Bunny, egg races, crafts and treat bags.
  • $5 per child (Adults FREE)
  • Pre-registration is required (registration opens March 1, 2024)

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.

Planning a Visit

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Museum Programs

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Penetanguishene Centennial
Museum & Archives

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