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...
Paper Cuts: The SIGNAL versus The GAZETTE

Paper Cuts: The SIGNAL versus The GAZETTE

Beth Knazook, Special Project Coordinator for Huron’s digitized newspaper project reviews the bitter rivalry between Huron’s first newspaper editors. You can search the newspapers yourself for free at https://www.huroncountymuseum.ca/digitized-newspapers/...
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...
Say it with Style

Say it with Style

The Huron County Historic Museum presents our newest temporary gallery “Say It with Style”. This exhibit explores different fashion idioms from around the world, along with displays of clothing and accessories from dresses to collars, all from our own collection. Some...