Simcoe County MuseumDigital Doors Open Simcoe County

  • Digital Doors Open
  • Videos
  • Activities and games
  • Collections and resources
  • Kid-friendly
Simcoe County Museum

The Simcoe County Museum offers a wide variety of events, exhibits and programs for all ages throughout the year. Visitors can discover Simcoe County's history through hands-on exploration and interactive displays. In September 2018, the County conducted a controlled burn of 30 hectares (74 acres) of land adjacent to the museum and began the largest planting operation in decades in order to restore the Museum Tract as a healthy ecosystem and important wildlife habitat. They have since planted seven native species of trees, including the jack pine, which will account for over two-thirds of all the new trees to be planted on the tract. To learn about forestry in Simcoe County, watch this video. Or, to learn more about the heritage buildings at the museum, check out the video below. Also, as part of Digital Doors Open, explore their Museum From Home, which includes a collection of online exhibits, Virtual Fall Fair, kids’ activities (including downloadable colouring pages), recipes, a scavenger hunt, and much more!

Contact info

1151 Highway 26
Minesing, Ontario


Year built: 1962
Building type:AttractionMuseum

Dates/hours open

May 30, 06:56am - May 30, 06:56am