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Museum of Northern History Doors Open Timmins-Porcupine

Museum of Northern History

Located in the former home of multi-millionaire mine owner Sir Harry Oakes, the Museum of Northern History focuses on the Kirkland Lake area. Photographs and artifacts from the collection relate to the events, places and unique personalities of this mining community. During Doors Open, interpretive tours will coincide with the opening of the Last 100 Days of the War exhibit.

Tell us your story about this site

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

Contact info

2 Chateau Drive
Kirkland Lake, Ontario
Telephone: 705-568-8800


Year built: 1929
Building type: Attraction, Historical house, Museum

Dates/hours open

Saturday October 13, 2018
Saturday: Noon to 4 p.m.

Museum of Northern History 2 Chateau Drive