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Huron County Museum Events

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Family & Heritage Day

Monday, February 15, 2016
Free Admission
Enjoy Family Day at the Huron County Museum to discover and explore. Fun for the whole family! 2016 Theme – Distinctive Destinations. Event organized and sponsored by the Museum and Museum Friends.

March Break Museum Quest

Monday, March 14- Saturday, March 19, 2016
Regular Admission
This March Break, bring the whole family to the Museum and search the exhibits for clues to answer brain teasing questions. Visit the Celebrations exhibit, and make crafts from around the world.

Poetry Slam

Thursday, April 14, 2016
Featuring Holly Painter and local Huron County Poets.

International Museum Day

Wednesday, May 18, 2016 Admission by Donation
Celebrate International Museum Day with a visit to the Huron County Museum and Historic Gaol. Explore our own local National Historic Site and investigate our local Museum history displayed with both permanent and temporary exhibits. Learn about past prisoners at the Historic Gaol, make a craft at the Museum, and enter a draw for an annual family membership so you can visit as many

Club Huron Prom

Saturday, June 11, 2016
Ticketed Admission
Relive memories of prom at the Huron County Museum. Dance the night away while enjoying hits from days gone by. Age of majority event.

Museum Friends Halloween Main Street

Monday, October 31, 2016
Free Admission
Trick or treat at the Huron County Museum and explore the history hall dressed up in its Halloween splendour. Popcorn, treats and more for families and children.

Remembrance Day Open House

Sunday, November 6, 2016
Admission by Donation
This March Break, bring the whole family to the Museum and search the exhibits for clues to answer brain teasing questions. Visit the Celebrations exhibit, and make crafts from around the world.

Holiday Open House

Sunday, December 4, 2016
Admission by Donation
Celebrate the upcoming holiday season with an afternoon at the Huron County Museum. Enjoy the Museum decorated for the season and view the special exhibits. Crafts for children and sweet treats for all!

Huron Historic Gaol Events

Behind the Bars

Tuesday, July 5, 2016 – Thursday, August 25, 2016
Cost: Adults $10, Children $5, Family $25
Special interactive evening tours. Meet some of our “Faces of the Gaol” on Tuesday and Thursday evenings. Experience the history as you explore and learn about life at the Gaol between 1841 and 1911.
Doors Open: 7-8 pm

Shakespeare at the Gaol

Wednesday, July 13, 2016
Admission TBD
Driftwood Theatre Company performs Shakespeare’s Taming of the Shrew in the Gaol Courtyard.