Put Yourself Behind Bars Selfie Contest

Put Yourself Behind Bars Selfie Contest

Even though the Huron Historic Gaol remains closed this season, visitors can still go behind bars at the new selfie station found just outside the Gaol walls! And to celebrate this new feature, we are hosting a selfie contest and invite you to put yourself behind bars...
Virtual Tour Scavenger Hunts at the Museum & Gaol

Virtual Tour Scavenger Hunts at the Museum & Gaol

Looking for a way to remotely visit the Huron County Museum or the Historic Gaol with your family or class? Here are some activities you can try using our virtual resources! Have questions about what you see and how it was used? Email museum@huroncounty.ca to talk to...
Virtual Exhibits

Virtual Exhibits

The Huron County Museum’s virtual exhibits grant a close-up glimpse of select artifacts on permanent display in our galleries, as well as information that you can’t guess with just a look. The featured objects represent a small sampling of the thousands of...
The Gaol Matron

The Gaol Matron

The Gaol Matron The Gaol Matron was a paid position held by the Gaoler’s wife, eldest daughter or other close female family member. The Matron’s role was to assist the Gaoler in the daily operations of the Gaol in regards to the needs of the female prisoners, children...

10 Reasons to Love the Huron County Museum & Historic Gaol in 2020

New Temporary Exhibits Did you know that the Huron County Museum updates its exhibits annually? Staff at the Museum are currently busy preparing for an exciting season!  Watch for these fascinating and interactive exhibits opening in 2020! Ripple Effect March 14, 2020...