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Discover our new self guided tour

map of the self guided tour brochure


Visit us today and discover our brand new self guided tour. Check out the brochure and come on in! Save a copy to your mobile device or use a printed copy provided by us. Can't wait to see ya. 

Click here to download the brochure and map 



Our Exhibits

Step inside, indulge and be engrossed by the antiquities within.

Our Town

a Museum display with a large antique desk and RCMP and police artifacts

Venture through our local history and see what Meaford is all about. 

Explore the services including Fire, Police, Sports and Schools

Learn about local First Nations Heritage, as well as some of the famous animals and people related to Meaford including Beautiful Joe and John Muir.

Another great way to learn about the Town of Meaford is through our china cabinet filled with commemorative pieces that were usually sold at the Train Station.

Military and Government
An ornate wooden chairLearn about our local municipal government and take a look at some of the artifacts revolving around our extensive military background.
Back in the Day
Louis Riel's Satchel - brown leather with fringeSee pioneer life through artifacts related to Home & Kitchen, Quilting & Sewing, Children’s Toys, Medicine, Pharmacy and Agriculture, including Meaford’s Dairy and Apple Industries.
Land and Sea

An old boat throttleLearn about Meaford’s Hay Day as a booming industrial town with a busy Harbour.  The Meaford Train station was a terminus on the Canadian National Railway’s Allendale line which also served Toronto and Hamilton, Midland, North Bay and points in between.   In the first decades of the 20th century, the Town of Meaford boasted 11 Hotels and Inns and a thriving entertainment scene including its own Opera House.  

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