Discovery Centre


Explore our one-of-a-kind museum that inspires curiosity and feeds the imagination for persons from 1 to 101 as you discover our history of steamships, wooden boats, resort hotels, aboriginal and early settlers through interactive exhibits, hands on experiences and our stories of life in and on the water.

The Muskoka Discovery Centre feeds your imagination when you…

Step inside the freight deck of the replica RMS Segwun where you can watch three movies Restoration of the Segwun, 100 Mile Cruise and Drydocking of our Ships, listen to stories about our captains and crew and blow five steam whistles.

Learn the history of the Muskoka built wooden boats found in our Murray Walker Grace & Speed boathouse, North America’s largest in-water collection. Here you will see some of the most beautiful wooden boats every built by the 11 Muskoka boat builders over 80 years ago.

Build mountains, rivers and lakes in our Shaping Watersheds augmented reality sand table. The only Shaper Watershed A/R table found in Muskoka.

Explore our family engagement area KidZone, where we provide year-round fun for families to share their creativity and imagination as they play to learn and learn to play.

Wow, what an adventure you will have at the Muskoka Discovery Centre where you will laugh, learn, explore and discover all year long.






KidZone is located on the 2nd floor of the Discovery Centre.

This dynamic and high energy space is designed especially for families with children. To engage learners, we believe in the power of S.T.E.A.M – science, technology, engineering, the arts and math!

Some of the awesome activities in KidZone include:

  • 3D Augmented Reality Sandbox
  • LEGO building creative centre
  • Die Cutter station
  • KEVA Plank building zone
  • Interactive Water Table
  • Giant chalk board wall
  • A Muskoka camp site
  • Board games and movies
  • Much, much more!

We are always adding to KidZone and making it even better, so be sure to stop by often!

For more information on KidZone programming and activities please call 705-687-2115.

These are just some of the hands on displays and state of the art exhibits that await you inside the Muskoka Discovery Centre. Come and discover all that is uniquely wonderful about this stunning slice of Ontario. We are the real deal.