PLEASE NOTE: The Muskoka Discovery Centre will be CLOSED to the public on Sunday January 15, 2017. Sorry for any inconvenience.
Welcome to the one-of-a-kind Muskoka Discovery Centre where we preserve the traditions of the steamship, boat building and resort era while continually educating the public life in and around the water!
Step into the past to explore what it truly means to spend a summer in Muskoka.
Walk through a living postcard onto to the freight deck and meet the crew of our Steamship.
Experience the elegance of famous resorts from yesteryear as you sit in our hotel and listen to the sounds from the Big Band Era.
Visit the boat builders workshop and hear the stories of some of the people who worked there
Become the captain and blow the steam whistles or start up a working engine.
Feast your eyes on the Grace & Speed Boathouse, North America’s only in-water exhibit of working antique boats from local boat builders.
Now Open at Muskoka Discovery Centre! KidZone is located on the 2nd floor of the Heritage Centre covering the entire mezzanine area!
PLEASE NOTE: The Water Table is currently undergoing repairs and maintenance. We are sorry for any inconvenience this may cause.
This dynamic and high energy space is designed especially for families with children.
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 Boat & Heritage Centre. Come and discover all that is uniquely wonderful about this stunning slice of Ontario. It’s the real deal.