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Port Dover Museum
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


   July 3-7 AHOY MATEY! July 17-21 ART ATTACK July 31-Aug 4 SCIENCE CLUB Aug 14-18 CANADA 150

Preregistration is required / Mon-Fri 9-4 / Ages 6-10 / $114 per child, per week /or/ $27 per child, per day

Extended hours available for an additional fee. C...
   Our upcoming exhibit featuring a video with over 40 community members sharing memories will open May 1.

This exhibit is in collaboration with Delhi Tobacco and Heritage Centre and Waterford Heritage and Agricultural Museum...
   Live Celtic music by Norfolk.
Bring you picnic and join us for this free family event.
Donations to the museum are appreciated.
Riverfront Park beside Port Dover Harbour Museum...

January to March
Monday to Friday
10:00 am to 4:30 pm
12 pm to 4:00 pm
April to December
Monday to Friday
10:00 am to 4:30 pm
12 pm to 4:00 pm

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.