Experience Huron County’s history and unique rural culture!
Explore permanent and temporary exhibits that depict Huron County’s history and culture.
Engage in cultural events and programs for all ages!
Immerse yourself in Canada’s criminal justice past at this one-of-a-kind National Historic Site.
Discover true stories of crimes committed by men, women and children in Huron County between 1841-1911.
Learn about the Gaol’s staff and their families who cared for petty criminals, murderers, vagrants, and the mentally ill, all while living under the same roof.
Research local history in the Archives & Reading Room at the Huron County Museum.
Meet with the Archivist in the Huron County Museum’s
Archives & Reading Room for hands on research assistance.
Access local resources including historical documents, newspapers, photographs, personal correspondence, literature and more!
Browse the Huron County Museum and Historic Gaol’s virtual collection from the comfort of your own home!
Access historic newspapers, artifacts, photographs, videos, and historic documents on-line for free.