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...
Holiday Cards from the Huron County Museum Collection

Holiday Cards from the Huron County Museum Collection

Technology over the last several years has made it so easy to quickly connect with friends and loved ones that the tradition of sending Christmas cards has not been as popular as it once was. But in the midst of a global pandemic, when we can’t celebrate...
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

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 history, the Huron County Museum &...