The Centennial Museum of Sheguiandah
About our Museum
The Centennial Museum of Sheguiandah is situated on Highway 6 in Sheguiandah, Ontario, on beautiful Manitoulin Island. Nestled behind a rail fence just south of Lewis Creek, our eight-acre site features a main exhibition area and six outbuildings. Our museum preserves an impressive collection of settler artifacts from the mid-1800’s onward that help tell the stories of our ancestors and local heritage.
A History of History
Originally built in 1967, the museum was one of Canada’s many completed Centennial Projects and was built through the combined efforts of local, provincial and federal government initiatives following the suggestion by the Sheguiandah Women’s Institute that a museum was needed in this area.
Discover your Heritage
When you visit the Museum, you can share in the early life of our settlers from the mid-1800’s onward and learn of their life styles through our exciting displays of both home and work. We are also proud to have a display of artifacts from the Sheguiandah Archaeology Site that tells a story of life almost 11,000 years ago.
A Must See…
Come spend the day, enjoy a picnic lunch in our tranquil park setting, or if you’re feeling adventurous, why not try a hike on our nearby Lewis Twin Peaks Trail or walk through our historic walking tour of the village. No matter what you choose, make sure you put the Centennial Museum on your “must see’ list.
The museum hosts a variety of workshops, rotating art exhibits and children’s and family programs and activities throughout the season.
2021 Hours of Operation
*Please note, the Centennial Museum of Sheguiandah is now CLOSED for the Season, however the museum will open in May 2021. We look forward to seeing you at this time.
Centennial Museum of Sheguiandah Mailing Address:
14 Water St. East
PO Box 608
Little Current, ON
Contact us to today to plan your visit!
Museum Manager: Lisa Hallaert