The seasonal exhibit, "From Away" is now open!
October 2023 to June 2024
Featuring pieces from the Town of Gananoque Civic Collection, the Mississippi Valley Textile Museum, local artisans, and the Cataraqui Guild of Needle Arts.
What can material objects that come "From Away” say about their origins and destinations?
Founded in 1995, the 1000 Islands History Museum is a family-friendly waterfront museum where you can experience ten thousand years of Canadian history in the Thousand Islands. From rum runners to river rats, explore the people, places and heritage of Gananoque and the St Lawrence River through year-round interactive exhibits, lively community events, hands-on children’s activities and a quality gift shop.
Located in the Arthur J.E. Child building on the waterfront, we bring the past alive through our exhibits, programming, and tours.
Our admission is by donation. Contact us to arrange a guided tour for your group. Your generous support funds exhibits, programs, and operations.
125 Water Street
Arthur J.E. Child Building
Gananoque, ON K7G 3E3
The Museum is open year round:
May - September
Open daily 10am to 4pm
October - April
Open Tuesdays-Saturdays 10am to 4pm (closed Sundays and Mondays).
Looking to make an object donation?
Visit our FAQ section to find out more.