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Living and Working Gallery

The newly designed Living and Working Gallery highlights the development of business and industry, military, fashion, daily life and technology in Simcoe County. Featuring artifacts from the 1890s to the 1970s, the gallery depicts changes that have occurred in this area throughout the twentieth century.

  • 1950s Living room with a television, end table with lamp, and a couch 1950s Living room with a television, end table with lamp, and a couch
    1950s Living room with a television, end table with lamp, and a couch
  • View of the Living and Working Gallery with vintage clothing, switchboard, and sewing machine View of the Living and Working Gallery with vintage clothing, switchboard, and sewing machine
    View of the Living and Working Gallery with vintage clothing, switchboard, and sewing machine
  • Early 1900 artifacts including a clothing wringer, camera, and gramophone.  Early 1900 artifacts including a clothing wringer, camera, and gramophone.
    Early 1900 artifacts including a clothing wringer, camera, and gramophone.
  • Early twentieth century artifacts including a clothing wringer, ice box, and stove Early twentieth century artifacts including a clothing wringer, ice box, and stove
    Early twentieth century artifacts including a clothing wringer, ice box, and stove
  • Victorian parlour with Christmas decorations. Victorian parlour with Christmas decorations.
    Victorian parlour with Christmas decorations.
  • Victorian general store with a variety of items on the shelves Victorian general store with a variety of items on the shelves
    Victorian general store with a variety of items on the shelves
  • Victorian hearse Victorian hearse
    Victorian hearse
  • World War One display with shadow boxes of people from Simcoe County who served in the war. A large propaganda banner for victory bonds located behind the boxes stating If ye break faith, we shall not sleep. World War One display with shadow boxes of people from Simcoe County who served in the war. A large propaganda banner for victory bonds located behind the boxes stating If ye break faith, we shall not sleep.
    World War One display with shadow boxes of people from Simcoe County who served in the war. A large propaganda banner for victory bonds located behind the boxes stating If ye break faith, we shall not sleep.
  • Victorian kitchen with wood stove, kitchen buffet, ice box, and many other items Victorian kitchen with wood stove, kitchen buffet, ice box, and many other items
    Victorian kitchen with wood stove, kitchen buffet, ice box, and many other items