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Upcoming in May 2017

April 25, 2017

May is the beginning of our busy season. We are painting, polishing and preparing to welcome guests aboard our ships and to the Discovery Centre. Highlights for the month of May May 1 - Tickets go on sale for our 2017 steamship cruising season. Call to book your tickets 1-866.-687-6667. May 1 - Baby and Me Mondays begin at the Discovery Centre. May 14 - Author Cheryl Cooper talks about the War of 1812 and the age of sail. May 27 - Muskoka Steamship & Historical Society Annual General Meeting takes place. Members' cruises onboard Wenonah II also occur.  To participate you must be a member in good standing.  Renew or join now....

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The Discovery Centre is closed April 20 and 21, 2017

Due to a convention being held at the Muskoka Discovery Centre, public touring and KidZone activities are unavailable April 20 and 21 2017. The Discovery Centre opens again for public touring…...

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Muskoka Bay is free of ice! Visit this weekend.

Muskoka has many harbingers of spring: the return of migratory birds like American Goldfinches or Canada Goose; mud encrusted snow banks; or pond size potholes. Perhaps the most anticipated harbinger…...

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Easter Long Weekend Hours at the Discovery Centre

Yes, our marvelous Discovery Centre is open during the Easter long weekend - Friday through Sunday!  Our hours of operation on Friday and Saturday are from 9 AM to 4…...

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A chance to win bragging rights

Our unofficial contest was inspired by our Archivist, Mary Storey. According to Mary, one fact listed on the plaque is inaccurate. I will post the correct answer tomorrow. Until then,…...

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Our education programs at the Muskoka Discovery Centre

Education GuideOur organizational mission is... to present dynamic, entertaining and educational experiences through our iconic steamships and the Muskoka Discovery Centre. Olivia Simpson, our Education Programming Coordinator, works with local…...

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Muskoka Discovery Centre exhibits at Legislative Building of Ontario

Muskoka Discovery Centre is participating in the Community Exhibits program at the Legislative Building of Ontario in Toronto for the March to July 2017 session. When asked to submit a concept…...

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Wenonah II – Perfect for Special Occasions

The nonagenarian in the photo will be celebrating her 95th birthday on Wenonah II in August of this year. She is expecting about 20 guests for lunch in a dining…...

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Canadian Signature Experience aboard RMS Segwun

Destination Canada, our national tourism marketing agency, has designated 197 tourist activities Canadian Signature Experiences. The designation assists visitors seeking the best travel experiences that are uniquely Canadian. There are…...

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Muskoka’s Irish Connection: A St. Patrick’s Day Recollection

On a day when everyone is Irish, regardless of their DNA, we proudly state that the mother of Muskoka tourism was Irish. Letitia Symington- aka Mother McCabe - emigrated from…...

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