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​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​From prehistoric to modern times, our Museum galleries and outdoor heritage and display buildings depict the people, events, and artifacts from Simcoe County's diverse past. With artifacts including everything from mastodons to hair wreaths, wedding gowns to farm machinery, our collection has something interesting for everyone to see.​



Simcoe Gallery GalleryDedicated to the residents of Simcoe County, our temporary exhibition gallery showcases travelling exhibits from across Canada, as well as exhibits created for and by our community.
Channen Gallery GalleryNamed after the Simcoe County Museum’s first Curator, this gallery focuses on the earliest inhabitants of the County.
Barrie's Main Street's Main StreetA walk down Barrie’s Main Street exhibit transports visitors back to the turn of the 20th Century, into the heart of downtown Barrie.
Living and Working Gallery and Working GalleryThe newly designed Living and Working Gallery highlights the development of business and industry, military, fashion, daily life and technology in Simcoe County.
Natural Resources Gallery Resources GalleryImportant for work, recreation, and even survival, our natural resources have influenced the development of the County.
Heritage Buildings BuildingsThe Simcoe County Museum is home to ten heritage buildings that have been relocated to the Museum grounds from various locations around Simcoe County.
Farm & Construction Equipment & Construction EquipmentThe Simcoe County Museum holds an impressive collection of machinery and heritage vehicles.
Huronia Lookout Icon Lookout IconThe Huronia Lookout overlooks the site of Fort Willow and a portion of the Nine Mile Portage that connects Kempenfeldt Bay to Lake Huron by way of the Willow Creek and the Nottawasaga River.
Online Exhibits ExhibitsBrowse our exhibits that are available exclusively online.


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