In 1958 the Huntsville Rotary Club was aware of the growing number of family artifacts that were showing up at community events. So they set up a temporary small pioneer museum and began to collect and sort these artifacts in an empty school building on Caroline St. Not long after, two members of the local Rotary came up with the idea of a pioneer village and other Rotarians agreed.To visit Muskoka Heritage Place and other attractions in Huntsville, use our Huntsville road trip planning website.
They found a site just off Brunel Road 33 acres very close to Huntsville's downtown and equipped with its very own beaver pond which was, and is, a pristine slice of natural Muskoka.
Muskoka Heritage Place reviews
Totally worth a visit and what a education for us all. So interesting for all ages and the houses are the original ones. Really loved this and so glad we visited. Lovely staff too and all in costume..... more »
Our trip to the heritage village was timed perfectly, arriving at 11:20, and departing around 2. In this time we were able to tour all of the outside buildings, each unique with detailed numbered... more »
It's a must go place if you visit this Muskoka. Bring your kids along, a lot of history and heritage to learn! Highly recommended!
Such a fun experience for the family. It's good for the kids to see how things were many years ago before all modern day advancements.
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