Discover Life, Lore & Legends in the Thousand Islands
your trip to the 1000 Islands
with a visit tothe
adjacent to the Gananoque Boatline on the shores
of the St. Lawrence River.
The Museum provides the visitor with an inviting
setting to reflect on the history of the area. The building is reminiscent
of the original islands cottages and fabulous hotels that were built during
the Golden Era.
In the spacious exhibit halls, visitors will
find dioramas, videos and interactive displays designed to educate and
Learn about the formation of the Islands and the UNESCO designated Frontenac Arch Biosphere Reserve with its unique flora and fauna. (www.explorethearch.ca) Then walk in the footsteps of the First Nations people, the early settlers and voyageurs and the combatants in the War of 1812. Visit the Golden Era of Castles and Cottages and the river highway of the past. The Museum mounts a new Seasonal Exhibit each year reflecting the local history of Gananoque drawn from the artifacts of the region.
After a guided or self-guided tour, visit our lookout tower to view the magnificent St. Lawrence
River and the Admiralty Group of Islands. Remember your visit with
a gift or memento from our Canadiana Gift Shop. Be sure to visit our Events page!