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Arts & Museums
The Annandale House in Tillsonburg, Ontario, is also known as the Tillsonburg Museum and the Annandale National Historic Site. Built in 1883 by the first mayor of Tillsonburg, Edwin Delevan Tillson, the Annadale House is one of the few remaining examples of Aesthetic Art movement style decoration, that had swept through Canada in the 1880s. The house is now run as a museum where visitors view the ornately decorated interiors of rooms and visit all three floors of the house, along with an exhibit area and gallery.
The Castle Kilbride is a historical mansion that dates back to 1877. You can explore this home and get an insight into the history of the house and check-out the collections as well. It also hosts events and activities on a regular basis. For updates and other information, check website.
Gallery Stratford is the epicenter of all the art activities taking place in Stratford. Established in 1967, it is housed in a former pumphouse and it remains one of the oldest running art gallery. The gallery showcases changing exhibitions of contemporary art of local as well as international artists. It focusses on educating the people about the importance of visual art through interactive learning. Check their website for recent updates.
Established in 1983, the Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame is located in the beautiful town on St. Marys. A sports museum, the hall of fame honors and commemorates all those people who have made a significant contribution to baseball in Canada. A visit to this museum will get you acquainted with the baseball scene of Canada. Events and programs at the museum are a regular affair.
As the name suggests, the Jet Aircraft Museum is dedicated to the field of aviation. It honors the Royal Canadian Air Force, that serves the nation during peace as well as war-time. A visit to this museum will give you an insight into the workings of an aircraft and related subjects.
Get a chance to peep into the Waterloo Region's glorious history which dates back to more than 12,000 years. Here, numerous artifacts are displayed inside the museum rooms which take you through the life of the First Nation's people to those in the modern era, covering stories of European settlement and industrial revolution in between. The exterior wall itself hides an important part of a speech made by the Prime Minister in 1905, which is encoded in a colorful code used in computer programming. Apart from the gallery rooms, the museum also houses a Grand Foyer, a theater and classrooms to host lectures and events. If you want to learn more about the village, then visit the Doon Heritage Village in the museum campus, which is a recreated to resemble the rural settlement from the early 20th Century. A must visit attraction for one and all.
Everyone knows Alexander Graham Bell; the inventor of the famous and one of the most widely used discovery till the present time, the telephone. But if you want to probe deeper into the life of the genius and the process of his invention, then a peek into his house at Brantford would be of your interest. This historic site and museum has various well-preserved exhibits related to the scientist's life. While here, you could engage in a group tour of the place and also take part in various cultural activities, concerts and educational programs. For more details on this place, check their website.