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.

2023 Events

Yes You Can Hand Drum Workshop

$10 per child
  • Saturday, June 24, 2023
  • Time: 1:30 PM to 3:00 PM
  • Join Deb Brown of "Yes You Can" Hand Drum for a super fun workshop, as we explore the joy of rhythm!
  • For ages 8 and up
  • Registration is required

Rotary Champlain Wendat Walking Tour

$7 per adult
  • June 6, 20, July 4, 18, August 1, 15, 29, September 12, 26, October 10, 24
  • Time: 10:30 AM to 12:00PM
  • Take a walk in the park with an experienced guide and learn about the Indigenous and Franco-Ontarian history in our area.
  • Children under 12 years of age FREE
  • Registration is required

Downtown Historical Walking Tours

$7 per adult
  • June 8, 22, July 6, 20, August 3, 17, 31, September 14, 28, October 12, 26
  • Time: 10:30 AM to 12:00PM
  • Take a walk downtown Penetanguishene and learn about the history of the homes and businesses
  • Children under 12 years of age FREE
  • Registration is required

Family Fun Days

  • July & August
  • Time: 10AM to 4PM
  • Drop-in to the museum during the summer for a themed craft each week. Admission is by donation.

Canada Day at the Museum

  • Date: Saturday, July 1, 2023
  • Time: 11AM to 6PM
  • Music, BBQ, bouncy castles, children's activities, free cupcakes & more!

Halloween Spooktacular

  • Date: Saturday, October 28, 2023
  • Time: 10AM to 12PM
  • Halloween fun at the Museum including scavenger hunt, trick or treating, crafts, face painting & more!

Fun with Santa

  • Date: Saturday, December 16, 2023
  • Time: 9:30AM to 12:30PM
  • Visit with Mr. & Mrs. Claus, scavenger hunt, cookie decorating, crafts & more!

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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