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Celebrate the 90th Anniversary of the Simcoe County Museum during March Break

March 14 to 22, 2020

Minesing/March 3, 2020 – This March Break, take in history and activities while celebrating the 90th anniversary of the Simcoe County Museum. Guests can also enjoy our exhibit Celebrating 90 Years where you will learn about the Museum’s history and discover some of the more popular artifacts from the collection.

Established in 1930 by members of the Women's Institute who recognized the need to preserve area history, the Museum is home to more than 30,000 artifacts which are maintained and displayed in 16 heritage and display buildings, and a 20,000 square foot complex. The museum welcomes more than 38,000 visitors annually and has offered educational programming for students since 1992, with a focus on Simcoe County’s history, social sciences, the arts and nature.

Daily activities include traditional birthday games, birthday treat decorating and exploring the galleries. Event rates apply: Museum Members and Preschoolers are free; Adults $8; Seniors/Youth $6; Children $5. No registration is required.

For more information on this event, please contact the Simcoe County Museum at
(705) 728-3721 or visit museum.simcoe.ca.


EVENT:    March Break at the Simcoe County Museum

Where:       Simcoe County Museum
                   1151 Highway 26, Minesing, Ontario

When:        March 14 to 22, 2020
                   10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Take the Infinite Journey with the Simcoe County Museum, a cultural exploration of our historical past and exciting future. The Simcoe County Museum is owned and operated by the County of Simcoe and offers year round exhibits, events and educational programs for visitors of every age. Visit our website at museum.simcoe.ca for further details.
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CONTACTS:

Meredith Patterson,
Supervisor, Education and Visitor Engagement
Service Simcoe Branch, Simcoe County Museum
705-728-3721 ext. 1320

John Merritt
Events Programmer
Service Simcoe Branch, Simcoe County Museum
705-728-3721 ext. 1382
John.Merritt@simcoe.ca