117 Main Street West
Huntsville, ON P1H 1W8
Phone: (705) 788-5051
Fax: (705) 788-5044
117 Main Street West, Huntsville, ON, CA, P1H 1W8
- Phone: (705) 788-5051
- Fax: (705) 788-5044
Arts & Museums
The Bala's Museum is a beautiful historic museum that is home to artifacts from the Muskoka region as well those relating to L.M. Montgomery's life. The museum has period furniture and a magnificent architecture. A guided tour around the facility would make you aware of the life and works of the great author Montgomery. While you are here just sip some tea in the verandah or show your cooking skills in the 1920's kitchen. A variety of events conducted by the museum will keep you engaged and entertained on your visit.
The Bethune Memorial House is a historic structure that honors the life and work of Dr. Henry Norman Bethune. Built in 1880 to serve the Knox Presbyterian Church, this house was later used as a residence by Dr. Bethune. It is now open to public for viewing and exploring. A guided tour of this home will acquaint you with the great achievements and life of Dr. Bethune. The house, owing to its rich past was designated as the National Historic Site of Canada.
Located on the panoramic site overlooking the scenic Bay is the Bobby Orr Hall of Fame and Sports Museum. Housed within Charles W. Stockey Centre, this is an interactive museum with various artifacts and memorabilia dedicated to the hockey player, Bobby Orr, who guided his team, Boston Bruins, towards two Stanley Cups. Here, you can also find jerseys, caps, original lockers and other such belongings of players associated with Parry Sound.
Overlooking the Georgian Bay, sits this beautiful art center which was established in 2003. With a seating capacity of 480 people, the music hall is equipped with acoustics. The other hall known as the Bobby Orr Hall of Fame is a hockey museum that has a wide collection of artifacts relating to the life and achievements of Bobby Orr. Apart from these halls, the center also houses two rooms which can be rented for private events like meetings, conferences or luncheons.