Tourism Region: Georgian Triangle
Community Museum located in The Station, a reconstruction of the 1873 Collingwood Railway Station.The Station is located at the corner of St. Paul Street and Hwy. #26, in downtown Collingwood.
Currently, general admission by donation, education programme and group fees vary.
Collections include fossils, early native, marine, rail, community history.
Approximate number of objects in the collections: unknown
Archival include marine documents, photographs, local businesses, local residents, homes, rail, early industry.
Architectural Records •
Cartographic Materials •
Prints and Drawings •
Films and Videos •
Sound Recordings •
Ceramics, Porcelain or Pottery •
Furniture or Furnishings •
Metalwork, Silverwork or Goldwork •
Musical Instruments •
Textiles or Tapestries
African • American • Asian • Australian • Canadian • Aboriginal or First Nations
Painting • Sculpture • Sketchbooks or Albums
Folk Art • War Art • Religious Art
Clocks or Time-Keeping Devices
Costumes and Accessories
Exploration and Survey
Furniture or Furnishings
Household Objects or Domestic Technology
Maps, Charts, Plans or Blueprints
Marine History and Technology
Medical History and Technology
Military History and Technology
Printing and Bookbinding
Religious or Liturgical Objects
Toys and Games
Earth Science and Geological Collections
Fossil Collections • Fossil Invertebrates (Invertebrate Paleontology) • Fossil Vertebrates (Vertebrate Paleontology)
Services & Activities
The Collingwood Museum is committed to conserving and promoting the heritage and history of Collingwood as a means of enhancing the cultural identity and vitality of its residents and visitors by providing opportunities for education, interpretation, research and participation in activities and programs.
By Appointment, Local History
Archival Records •
Conservation or Restoration •
Genealogical Research •
Information Centre •
Other: Photograph Reproduction
On site or in school. Curriculum based education programmes, pioneer, native, transportation, early industry and community. Walking tours, native and heritage badges for guides, brownies and cubs. Offsite programming for special interest groups. Guest speaking at various heritage groups.
Classes or Workshops
Other: Summer programs for children age 6-12.
Housed within the Station is the Georgian Triangle Tourist Association,providing local tourism information.
Accessible by Public Transportation
Children's Activities or Services
: Nursing area or Change Table
Information Centre or Desk
Special Needs Facilities
: Wheelchair access
Other Guided Tours: Walking Tour of the Historical Buildings along Third Street and Minnesota Street
Volunteer Services Available •
Volunteer Training Offered
Activities: Conservation, research, collections management, education programming
Discounts in store and for programmes; quarterly newsletter;
Local Tourism Links
Small park adjacent to the Station.
Publications & Products
We have several Marine, history and childrens books, including in house publications "Collingwood Skiffs and Sidelaunches", "The Building of a Ship Hull #22". Assorted T-shirts, sweatshirts,and novelty items.
Quarterly Museum newsletter.
Annual Reports •
Educational kits •
T-Shirts or Sweatshirts or Caps •
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