44 HARBOUR ST PORT DOVER, ONTARIO. (519) 583-2660
E-mail: portdover.museum@norfolkcounty.ca
Norfolk County, Ontario, Canada
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"if there were an award for the best small-town museum in Canada, this would surely be a candidate It's crammed with artifacts from Great Lakes shipping, and has insightful commentary, plus plenty of hands on displays" - Leslie Papp - Toronto Star
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"One of the most interesting and friendly small-town museums in Canada" Harvey Currell -Toronto Sun
Port Dover Museum

SPECIAL EVENTS SCHEDULE

   PDHM will be open this weekend, from Friday to Monday Noon to 4 p.m....
   Tickets are on sale NOW for our Pig Roast and Concert. For $23 per person, enjoy a delicious pig roast by award winning Gator BBQ. Then listen to melodies of renowned Canadian musicians Ian Bell and Geoff Somers. Call or email the museum for tickets!...
   During the war of 1812 American General McArthur assembled an unruly force of 750 Kentucky and Ohio mounted men. With his troop he attacked and pillaged the area from the Detroit River to the Grand River area. Learn about the destruction and the human ...
Hours

Monday to Friday
10:00 to 4:30.

Saturdays, Sundays and Holiday Mondays
12:00 to 4:00.

Extended hours in
July and August.
The Port Dover Harbour Museum
The Port Dover Harbour Museum is partially housed in an original fisherman's net shanty. This section is dedicated to the history of Port Dover's commercial fishing industry, which continues to be an important part of local life.

Permanent Galleries present exhibits on the days of commercial sail as well as Lake Erie shipwrecks, ship building, Long Point, rum running, and other aspects of lakeside life in this unique community.

Outdoor Attractions include the 1932 fishtug Almidart, a 1912 lake-freighter wheelhouse, and access to the river along our picturesque wooden dock. Since 2002, the museum has been the home to a major collection of artifacts from the 1852 wreck of the Steamer Atlantic near Long Point.