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Muskoka Boat & Heritage Centre

Welcome to the one-of-a-kind Muskoka Boat & Heritage Centre where we preserve the traditions of the steamship, boat building and resort era while continually educating the public about these fascinating times




  • 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 men 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.

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Now Open at Muskoka Boat & Heritage Centre! KidZone is located on the 2nd floor of the Heritage Centre covering the entire mezzanine area! 

This dynamic and high energy space is designed especially for families with children.

Some of the awesome activities in KidZone include:

  • Advanced Float Plane SimulatorIMG_0674
  • 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.

Hours of Operation

June 11 to October 12
Monday – Friday: 10:00am – 6:00pm
Saturday - Sunday: 10:00am – 4:00pm

October 13 to June
Tuesday - Saturday: 10:00am – 4:00pm
Sunday - 11:00am - 4:00pm
Monday - Closed

2016 Admission Fees

Adults                          $10.00

Seniors & Military   $8.00

Children                     $6.00

Family                         $25.00

Summer Pass           $125.00

Includes admission to the Muskoka Boat & Heritage Centre and KidZone.

Muskoka Steamship & Historical Society Members – FREE admission
Cruise passengers receive FREE admission with proof of purchase!!


Contact Us

Muskoka Boat & Heritage Centre
275 Steamship Bay Road
Gravenhurst, ON
P1P 1Z9

Phone: 705-687-2115
Fax: 705-687-9408

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