This summer, the Bruce County Museum & Cultural Centre is your passport to fun and prizes!
With many exhibits to explore and a variety of programs, you’ll want to plan multiple visits starting with “Speaking of Wildlife” on Monday July 1 at 2 p.m. (and again on July 15, August 5, 19, and September 2). These one-hour interactive presentations feature 5 or 6 Ontario wildlife ambassadors such as a porcupine, hawk, bobcat, turtle, skunk, goose, owl, or snake, and their human interpreter. Seating for this popular program is limited, visitors are encouraged to arrive early!
Attendees learning about “Luna” a Northern Saw-Whet owl at ‘Speaking of Wildlife’.
Each Tuesday and Thursday connect with Anishinaabe Cultural Demonstrators as they showcase Indigenous cultural arts in the new “Anishnaabwe Endaat” gallery.
“Lego® Fridays” invite visitors to have fun with a weekly-themed Lego building contests that run from 10:00 a.m. until noon or join the Lego® WeDO Simple Machines workshops at 10:30 a.m. or enjoy building and creating on your own throughout the day.
Members of the Bruce County District Women’s Institute serve lemonade and cookies at the Museum’s log buildings on Fridays. On Saturdays cool off in the air-conditioned Bruce Power Theatre and watch a family-friendly movie with freshly popped popcorn. The first movie is Coco on July 6 at 2 p.m..
This summer of fun programming is proudly presented by Bruce Power, Hatch, and Travelodge Port Elgin.
With the “Kids Celebrate!” exhibit, you’ll discover something new on each visit. There is so much to do in this family exhibit highlighting cultural and seasonal celebrations with crafts, interactives, and activities. Spend an afternoon learning about India’s Diwali, the New Year in China, the Jewish celebration of Hanukkah, Toonik Tyme in Iqaluit – what better way to appreciate the diversity of celebrations in Canada than through this interactive exhibition developed by the Canadian Museum of History. “Kids Celebrate!” is proudly presented by Ontario Power Generation and 101.7 The One.
With each visit you can collect stamps on the BCM&CC Cultural Passport for your chance to win great weekly prizes and a grand end of summer prize. Earn stamps at Passport Stops at select exhibits and programs. Visit brucemuseum.ca to learn more about the Museum’s many exhibits and programs.
The BCM&CC is open Monday to Saturday from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. and Sunday 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.