Doors Open Ontario

The Doors Open Ontario 2018 season was a great success. Over 482,000 people visited sites in communities across the province. Thanks to our sponsors, partners and volunteers for their support, and to all who participated.

Orillia Museum of Art & History (Sir Sam Steele Memorial Building) Doors Open Simcoe County

Orillia Museum of Art & History (Sir Sam Steele Memorial Building)

The Orillia Museum of Art & History is housed in the landmark Sir Sam Steele Memorial Building, which was originally a customs house and post office, built between 1892 and 1894. The museum is a hub of culture and heritage, with 12,000 artifacts in their collection – ranging from artwork and textiles to metal and woodwork.

Tell us your story about this site

  • Parking
  • Partial wheelchair access
  • Washrooms
  • Kid-friendly
  • Guided tours available
  • Site is protected by the Ontario Heritage Trust

Contact info

30 Peter Street South
Orillia, Ontario
Telephone: 705-326-2159
Email: inspire@orilliamuseum.org
www.orilliamuseum.org

Architecture

Year built: 1894
Architect: Thomas Fuller
Architectural style: Neoclassical
Building type: Attraction, Museum

Dates/hours open

Saturday September 29, 2018
Saturday: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Orillia Museum of Art & History (Sir Sam Steele Memorial Building) 30 Peter Street South