ART, HISTORY & CULTURE COME ALIVE
Nestled within this enchanting landscape are numerous indoor art galleries and historical museums that serve as windows to the past and portals to artistic expression. They will provide thought-provoking sculptures and contemporary installations, while offering a feast for the eyes and a deeper understanding of the local art scene
On the other hand, for those who prefer to immerse themselves in the great outdoors, the Haliburton Highlands also boasts an array of captivating art installations set against the backdrop of its stunning natural surroundings. These outdoor art installations are thoughtfully placed within parks and public spaces, creating a harmonious blend of art and nature that you can enjoy at your own pace.
Feel the vibe of small town rural Ontario through exciting exhibitions, gallery openings, and cultural events in your area… Whether you’re interested in contemporary art, photography, or sculpture, we’ve got you covered.
Agnes Jamieson Gallery
The AJG is entrusted to preserve and present the life, work and ongoing legacy of André Lapine ARCA (1866-1952) and to exhibit work by local and regional visual artists.
Rails End Gallery & Art Centre
A public art gallery located in Haliburton Village in the landmark rail station next to Head Lake Park, which presents engaging exhibitions of art and craft and cultural events…
MUSEUMS & LEARNING CENTRES
Get enlightened and check out the wide variety of museums available for your learning experiences. From science oriented to our pioneering history, the museum experience in the Haliburton Highlands has something for everyone.
Museum and Heritage Village
This picturesque museum invites visitors to imagine what life was like 150 years ago back when Minden was a rough and tumble logging town..
Haliburton Highlands Museum
The Museum is located in beautiful Glebe Park. The main gallery is open year-round and features a range of exhibits, on topics including early businesses, sports history and the story of our local lumber industry….
Stanhope Heritage Museum
Home to more than 140 years of records and artifacts. This Ontario museum specializes in local pioneer history and is home to the historic Hawk Lake Log Chute.
Dorset Heritage Museum
Featuring early exhibits of early pioneer life, local settlers, traditional logging practices and historic information pertaining to pioneer settlement of the Dorset area.
Lake Of Bays Marine Museum
You will find several historical collections from the marine history on Lake of Bays. There are artifacts and photographs on display from the legendary Bigwin Inn.
Wilberforce Red Cross Outpost
Visit our National Historic Site. View the displays of artifacts and learn of the fine contribution of Red Cross Nurses in providing health and medical services for over four decades.
Kidd Schoolhouse Museum
The Kidd Schoolhouse Museum is located in the town of Highland Grove…
Movie projectors dating back more than a century, original movie posters, 5-cent ticket stubs and every day items from various decades all guarded by 110 mannequins dressed in period costume…
Explore a sample of #myhaliburtonhighlands Galleries & Museums in the photos below.