by Robyn Weishar
Celebrate International Museum Day by enjoying free admission to the Huron County Museum and Historic Gaol on Wednesday, May 18. Expand your knowledge on local histories and historical sites by embracing Huron County and its respected institutions.
Started in 1977 by the International Council of Museums, International Museum Day is an annual celebration of museums as places for cultural enrichment or exchange as well as fostering a deeper appreciation and understanding of the past.
Aside from the usual favourites, this is a great opportunity to check out the temporary exhibits on now:
- Speaking of Democracy explores the roots of, threats to, and promise within democracy.
- Ripple Effect invites visitors to dive into the waterways of Huron County. Ripple Effect closes July 3, 2022.
- Forgotten: People & Portraits of the County features unidentified images of the people and places of Huron County taken by local photographers and will be closing in September 2022.
Can’t come to us? We can come to you! Browse our virtual collections from the comfort of home. In addition to our virtual services, we are also celebrating International Museum Day by inviting area students to enjoy a free interactive virtual school field trip that explores Huron County’s early settlement. Make sure to sign up or visit us in person to commemorate International Museum Day with the Huron County Museum staff.