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The Discovery Centre is closed all day October 21, 2017

October 20, 2017

Due to a private event, the Discovery Centre is closed all day October 21, 2017. It will reopen October 22, 2017. On October 22, 2017, at 2 PM, you can attend a presentation by Cheryl Cooper, the second in this season's Speaker Series.  Her subject: War of 1812 and the Age of Sail....

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Carrying the Mail in Muskoka: Mail on the Ships

In the early 1860s there were few roads in the Muskoka area that were passable at any time of the year. Sometimes, mail delivery in Muskoka between villages, hamlets and…...

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Bala Bay Inn: A Haunted Past and a Bright Future

It may or may not be haunted but the ‘Ghost Dining Room’ and Lux Lounge offer guests a warm and comfortable oasis for relaxing at dinner or over a drink…...

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Last day of the 2017 sailing season celebrates Jennie and Steve’s wedding

 [October 14, 2017] Today at 2 PM, Wenonah II sails for the last time this season. The occasion is a happy one, because Jennie and Steve are getting married aboard…...

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Shuttle from Muskoka Wharf to the Bala Cranberry Festival

Combine cruising and cranberries Friday, October 14, 2017.  The annual Bala Cranberry Festival begins on the 14th, with shuttle service from Muskoka Wharf. So you can park at the Wharf,…...

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2 New Fall Cruises Added to the extended season

Muskoka Steamships & Discovery Centre are extending the Fall cruising season until October 14, 2017 due to demand.  Sightseeing cruises are available, October 10, 11, 12 and 14, 2017. October…...

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Sailings – October 7, 2017

Saturday, October 7, 2017 There are 5 sailings today - sightseeing only - 10 AM, 11:30 AM, 1 PM, 2:30 PM and 4 PM.  All 1 hour cruises aboard Wenonah II RMS…...

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Ontario Firefighters – Thank you for you service

Since 1949, Gravenhurst has been home to the Ontario Fire College. Located on the banks of Lake Muskoka, the College is one of the highlights of our Fall Colours cruises.…...

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Gravenhurst Narrows #Lighthouse: Then & Now

If you had sailed with us on a Fall Colours cruise early this week, the iconic lighthouse located at the Narrows looked like the photo to the right. As a…...

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Too early to think about holiday parties?

It is never too early to book holiday parties, to ensure you get the best date for your office.  Did you know Muskoka Discovery Centre is open all year round? …...

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