Huron County Museum

Is temporarily closed to the public

While the Museum is shutdown, enjoy our extensive online collections and virtual services from the comfort and safety of home!

Museum Gift Shop

The Museum Gift Shop is temporarily closed

But you can still browse a selection of our offerings online for curbside pick-up.


A Virtual Museum

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.

Collecting Memories: COVID-19

The Huron County Museum is looking for everyday personal accounts of the COVID-19 pandemic and how it is effecting the people and communities in Huron County.   How did an international event affect us in our own communities?


Huron County Archives

The Huron County Archives and Reading Room is temporarily closed to in-person research. Virtual research appointments continue to be available with the Archivist. 

Huron Historic Gaol

The Huron Historic Gaol will remain closed at this time.

We look forward to re-opening in 2021. In the meantime, take a 360 virtual tour and learn more about this National Historic Site from the Gaol’s webpage.


The County of Huron continues to monitor the COVID-19 situation and is working closely with partner agencies to respond accordingly. The ongoing safety and continued well-being of all Huron County staff and residents is our first priority.

For more information on the latest COVID-19 updates, please visit the County of Huron website and Huron-Perth Public Health.

County service delivery will continue.
Staff can be reached at:


Reflections: The Life and Work of J.W. (Jack) McLaren

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