Museum of Ontario Archaeology

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Offering visitors deeper insight into the field of archaeology, Museum of Ontario Archaeology is a trove of knowledge reflecting Ontario's history. Museum of Ontario Archaeology is located at Lawson Site, which was once home to an Iroquois Indian settlement. The museum was originally established in 1933 as The Museum of Indian Archaeology and Pioneer Life to display a collection of local artifacts excavated by father-son duo Amos and Wilfrid Jury. Its name has changed a couple times, and the museum has expanded over the years to transform into an education zone. Get the best of Museum of Ontario Archaeology by exploring exhibition galleries, classrooms, theaters, learning areas for children, and a research space on sustainable archaeology.

Location:  1600 Attawandaron Road

Business hours:  Jan-Apr - Tu-Su 10:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m., May-Aug - Mo-Su 10:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Sep-Dec - Tu-Su 10:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m.