Collingwood Museum

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.

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Location

Address: 
45 St. Paul Street
Collingwood, Ontario
L9Y 4B2

Telephone: 705-445-4811
Fax: 705-445-9004

Mailing Address: 
Collingwood Museum
P.O. Box 556, Collingwood, Ontario
L9Y 4B2

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Hours of Operation

Operations: Year Round

Special Events:Exhibit Openings
March Break: Children's Programs
PA Day's: Children's Programs

Open: Monday Sunday 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Closed:
Closed Christmas Day

Administration fees

Admission: Free
Currently, general admission by donation, education programme and group fees vary.

About Collections

Collections include fossils, early native, marine, rail, community history.

Approximate number of objects in the collections: unknown

Archives

Archival include marine documents, photographs, local businesses, local residents, homes, rail, early industry.

Architectural Records • Cartographic Materials • Prints and Drawings • Manuscripts • Films and Videos • Photographs • Sound Recordings • Textual Records

Decorative Arts

Ceramics, Porcelain or Pottery • Costumes • Furniture or Furnishings • Glass • Metalwork, Silverwork or Goldwork • Musical Instruments • Textiles or Tapestries

Fine Arts

Culture:
African • American • Asian • Australian • Canadian • Aboriginal or First Nations

Media:
Painting • Sculpture • Sketchbooks or Albums

Miscellaneous:
Folk Art • War Art • Religious Art

Human History

Agriculture • Archaeological Objects • Ceremonial Objects • Chemistry • Clocks or Time-Keeping Devices • Communications Devices • Costumes and Accessories • Currency • Electricity • Exploration and Survey • Furniture or Furnishings • Household Objects or Domestic Technology • Imaging : Photographs • Local History • Manuscripts • Maps, Charts, Plans or Blueprints • Marine History and Technology • Masks • Medals • Medical History and Technology • Memorabilia • Military History and Technology • Musical Instruments • Printing and Bookbinding • Religious or Liturgical Objects • Sports Equipment • Stamps • Toys and Games • Transportation : Marine : Railway • Weapons

Natural Sciences

Earth Science and Geological Collections
Minerals

Paleontological 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.

Research Services

By Appointment, Local History

Archival Records • Conservation or Restoration • Genealogical Research • Information Centre • Library
Other: Photograph Reproduction

Educational Programs

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 • Family Programs • Seniors Programs • Professional Development
Other: Summer programs for children age 6-12.

Visitor Services

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 • Parking Facilities : Free • Gift shop • Special Needs Facilities : Parking : Washrooms : Wheelchair access • Washrooms
Other Guided Tours: Walking Tour of the Historical Buildings along Third Street and Minnesota Street

Volunteer Services

Volunteer Services Available • Volunteer Training Offered

Activities: Conservation, research, collections management, education programming

Member Privileges

Discounts in store and for programmes; quarterly newsletter;

Internet Services

Virtual Exhibitions

Local Tourism Links

Local AttractionsHotelsRestaurantsShopping

Other Services

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 • Brochures • Educational kits • Newsletters • Postcards • Posters • T-Shirts or Sweatshirts or Caps • Videos