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Canada Travel Guide - Ontario

Ear Falls and District Museum

The local history of the Ear Falls area is interpreted at this community museum. Exhibits include artifacts from the area's aboriginal peoples, local gold mining and lumbering industries and transportation activities. Interpretive tours are available.

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(Museum)
A rustic log cabin constructed museum situated on the shore of Lac Seul and Highway 105. It features many aspects of our proud history. The main theme of the museum is transportation of the gold rush era in the Red Lake and Woman Lake areas; including the dog sled, horse teams, tractors, various forms of water transportation and the air plane. The museum features freighting and transportation exhibits from the Gold Rush Days of 1926, trapping memorabilia, that includes a scale sized trapper's cabin, which gives you a feel and a look back into the Northern past. As well, the museum has many pictures of the old Gold Pines Mine and the old Townsite. A very nice display of Indian artifacts, fish, and other wildlife is situated in the main building. Learn about the local industries that have come and gone from the displays in the two main buildings. Adjacent to the museum grounds is a beautiful waterfront park where the restored tugboat "The Patricia" proudly stands. This boat played a major role in the transportation of goods during the gold rush days. Picnic tables, washroom facilities and a swimming area are available for public use in the waterfront park. Your trip to Ear Falls Museum promises to be an interesting and entertaining one.
 

 
How to Contact
Ear Falls and District Museum
Lac Seul and Highway 105
Ear Falls, P0V 1T0
Ph: 807 222-3624
Fax: 807 222-2384
Web: website
Email: send email
 

 
Opening Hours
The museum is open from mid May to mid September, Monday to Friday, from 10:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M. (Subject to Change).