October 29, 2020 Hours:
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P.O. Box 337, 17 George St.
Parry Sound, Ontario, P2A 2X4 
Email: info@museumontowerhill.com
Phone: 705-746-5365
Adults $5
Senior/Child $3
Pass Holders FREE
Calendar Event
Event Date:
Mar 21/2020
Museum From Home

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The Museum on Tower Hill wants to help you keep busy while we are all stuck in our homes! We have created and gathered a variety of different activities and learning opportunities that are both educational and fun for the whole family. Follow the links below to join in on the fun!

Please consider donating to keep the content flowing. Your support has never been more vital to the WPSDMuseum.

Donations of $25 or more are eligible for a charitable tax receipt.


 Jigsaw puzzles with a historical twist! Just click on the image to get started.

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preview35piece"King Billy" - Easypreview96piece"King Billy" - Hard

The puzzles will change weekly, so make sure you don't miss out on the fun!


#ColourOurCollection!

What better way to relax then by colouring a historic postcard from our collection. Every Friday, 4 new colouring pages will be uploaded to the website. Just click on the link below and get your creative juices flowing!

Beatty Store Colouring Page

C.P.R Station Colouring Page

Pointe Au Baril Sailboats

Trestle Bridge

Westernland Ship

From Mowat Island

Parry Sound

Belvedere Hotel

Parry Sound Courthouse

Tower Hill Colouring Page

The Islands Colouring Page

Muskoka

Swing Bridge

Brag Load

Woman sitting on shoe

Sailboats Colouring Page

Milking Cow

Little Egypt Colouring Page

Fishing Scene Colouring Page

South American Ship Colouring Page

Easter Blessings

Easter Egg

Flower

Maple Leaf Forever Colouring Page

Flowers

Cooking Scene

Magnetawan Rapids


On This Spot

Explore Parry Sound's history in this interactive app created by On This Spot!

Users who download the app will be able to view over 100 historical photos of Parry Sound and compare them to carefully restaged photos from the same perspective today. Using the in-app camera they can create their own then and now photos, allowing them to effectively superimpose themselves into historic photos of Parry Sound. Four walking tours will give unparalleled access to an enormous depth of local history.

 

 

 


Trivia Question

Check back every week for the answer and a new trivia question!

Question: 

What notable Parry Sound building is pictured to the right?

 

 

Last Week's Question:

What year did the St. Joseph's General Hospital open?

1907

 


#FeatureFriday

#FeatureFriday is updated every week, so visit us again to learn about more West Parry Sound District history.

April 3, 2020

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March 20, 2020

March 13, 2020

April 10, 2020

April 24, 2020

May 1, 2020

May 8, 2020

May 22, 2020

June 5, 2020

June 19, 2020


 

 

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Phone: 705-746-5365 Fax: 705-746-8775 E-mail info@museumontowerhill.com
Funding provided by the
Government of Ontario.