Assiginack Historical Society

Site: Assiginack Museum

Service: Assiginack Museum and Heritage Complex

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Description & Services
Description (Service) Operates a general history museum concentrating on the history of the community and area 
  • Houses a diverse collection of artifacts which portray the area's history from the 1830's to the present 
  • Located in the original town lock-up and jailer's home built between 1878-1883 
  • Includes other buildings on the grounds such as a pioneer home, school, blacksmith shop and driving shed 
  • Participates as a member in the Manitoulin Island Museums group and hosts occasional meetings
Hours Mon-Fri 10 am-5 pm Jun, Sep 
Mon-Sun 10 am-5 pm Jul-Aug
Areas Served Manitoulin Island
Eligibility No restrictions
Application Call or visit
Languages English
Fees Admission
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-859-3905
Toll Free Phone Township of Assiginack Office 1-800-540-0179
Fax Township of Assiginack Office 705-859-3010
Social Media Facebook Facebook
Primary Contact Kelsey Maguire, Museum Curator; Email:
Site Location Located on Arthur St in the centre of Manitowaning
Located In Community Manitowaning
Address 125 Arthur St
Manitowaning, ON P0P 1N0
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Intersection Arthur St and Nelson St
Mailing Address PO Box 238 
Manitowaning, ON P0P 1N0
Physical Access Not Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Funding City / Town ; Fees - Admission; children under 6 years of age are free