Volunteer position open for Collections Committee

The County of Huron invites applications for an open position on the Huron County Museum & Historic Gaol’s Collections Committee. The position is for a volunteer community member from Huron County. Terms are for one year, two years, or three years with the...
10 ways to enjoy the Huron County Museum from home

10 ways to enjoy the Huron County Museum from home

While the Huron County Museum is temporarily closed to the public due to the province-wide shutdown, there are still so many ways you can enjoy our collections and services right from the comfort of your own home. Here are 10 ways you can stay safely connected with...
Herbie’s Automaton

Herbie’s Automaton

The Huron County Museum and Historic Gaol’s Museum Technician Assistant Dana Lumby shares how she created the museum’s donation box. Creating the museum’s donation box has been one of my favourite projects. I was tasked to make an interactive...
How to Write a Local History Essay Using Museum Resources

How to Write a Local History Essay Using Museum Resources

by student Museum Assistant Jacob Smith As a final year history student, I have grown accustomed to spending several hours preparing and writing essays. This is an important skill that takes years of practice. If you are developing an essay that is based on local...
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...