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​​​Summer Sundays and Museum After Hours are back!

Join us on Sunday afternoons and Tuesday evenings for themed activities for all ages! For more details go to the Calendar tab under Programs and Events. 

Bad weather means a good day at the Simcoe County Museum!

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​Wet days aren't exactly rare in Simcoe County. So, when the Heavens open, come to the Simcoe County Museum where there's always plenty to do. Every rainy day this summer pull up your hood, put on your rubber boots and head to the Museum. There are so many wonderful indoor activities, you'll quickly forget there was ever a cloud in the sky. Play board games in the galleries, take a rainy day tour, explore the Museum with our scavenger hunt adventure, or even taste some historical baking. Every rainy day will be something new and exciting, so make sure you come to them all! Program runs every day that there is rain in the forecast for Minesing between 10:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m., Monday – Saturday.

When it rains, don't worry. We have bad conditions covered!  ​

Simcoe County Quilt, Rug and Craft Fair 2018

Join us as we host the annual Simcoe County Quilt, Rug and Craft Fair from September 14 to 16, 2018 at the Simcoe County Museum. The event celebrates the finest in quilting, embroidery, rug hooking, spinning, hand weaving, lacemaking and more. These traditional activities, and the beautiful heritage-style crafts they produce, will be on display, created and available for purchase during the event.

The Fair runs from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, and 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday. Event Rates apply: Museum Members and Preschoolers are free; Adults $8; Youth and Seniors $6; and Children are $5.

​Quilters: All Simcoe County Residents and members of any of the Quilters Guilds in Simcoe County are welcome to submit a quilt to be hung during the Simcoe County Quilt, Rug and Craft Fair. Quilted Items Intent Forms must be submitted prior to July 31, 2018. We will not be accepting entries after that date. Merchants: We do not allow any finished products to be sold in the Merchants Mall at the Simcoe County Quilt, Rug and Craft Fair. We allow our Merchants to sell textile and crafting supplies so that our visitors and demonstrators can purchase the supplies they need to take home with them. If you are a Merchant who sells these types of supplies please feel free to fill out the 2018 Merchant Application. To request a specific space please refer to this 2018 Merchants Mall Floor Plan.        

For more information regarding our events please go to our Events Calendar page, e-mail museum@simcoe.ca or phone 705-728-3721.