DUFFERIN COUNTY MUSEUM
The Dufferin County Museum and Archives strives to collect, preserve, and interpret the history of Dufferin County. Opened to the public in October, 1994, the DCMA is unique among Canadian community museums. Built in the style of an Ontario bank barn, the museum’s striking architecture reflects the agricultural heritage of this central Ontario region.
HINDU HERITAGE CENTRE
Hindu Culture is several thousand years old and the oldest culture among 48 cultures of the world. The Hindu Heritage Centre was established to spread true Sanatan Culture with these specific objectives: To foster Hindu Solidarity among all sects; To educate and inspire people interested in Hinduism; To dispel misinformation and myths about Hinduism; To nurture on-going spiritual renaissance; To promote sacred Sanatan scriptures in masses.
HISTORICAL BOVAIRD HOUSE
Built in 1852, Historic Bovaird House is the only heritage home open to the public within Brampton. Over thirty very dedicated and un-paid volunteers staff the house and conduct guided tours every Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday from noon to 4:00pm, mid-February through mid-December. There is no set charge for tours, but donations are MUCH appreciated as they enable us to purchase authentic furnishings and artifacts from the 19th century.
Please visit: www.bovairdhouse.ca for further information, photography and upcoming events.
MUSEUMS OF MISSISSAUGA
MUSEUMS OF MISSISSAUGA provide fun interactive educational experiences for the whole family through our special events and guided tours. Come and visit our newly restored log cabin at the Bradley Museum and the 1830’s early settler’s farm house. Benares Historic House is a Georgian style mansion restored to 1918, showcasing artifacts from three generations of the Harris family. School trips and badge programs also available. Call 905-685-4860 for more information or visit: www.museumsofmississauga.com
PEEL ART GALLERY, MUSEUM & ARCHIVES (PAMA)
Formerly known as the Peel Heritage Complex, PAMA serves the Region of Peel (Brampton, Caledon and Mississauga), a growing municipality with a population of over one million individuals from diverse backgrounds.
PAMA has a rich history from the origins of the Peel County Courthouse, Jail, Office Building and Registry Office, to its recent expansion. These historical milestones are a testament to the heritage of Peel Region and PAMA’s integral place within this history.
www.pama.peelregion.ca or 905-791-4055
SIKH HERIAGE MUSEUM OF CANADA
The Sikh Heritage Museum of Canada (SHMC) is a Canadian organization celebrating the unique culture, history and legacy of Sikh Canadians and creating a tribute to the historical significances of the Sikh community. Our objectives are to educate Canadians on the History of the Sikhs through exhibits and lectures.
2980 Drew Road, #125, Mississauga, Ontario L4T 0A7
THOMPSON ADAMSON BELL TOWER MUSEUM
The Bell Tower Museum was established in 1995 to store St. Peter’s archives.
There is a collection of photos, newspaper clippings, artifacts and written records of St. Peter’s, its people and the early community of Erindale.
Begun by Thompson (Tommy) Adamson, a descendant of the founders of St.Peter’s, the museum committee welcomes any contributions to our local museum.
The 175 Years of History, a book of Tommy Adamson’s memories and the early life of St. Peter’s, was published in 2000.
There is also a Thompson Adamson Reference Library in the upper level of the narthex.
Visitors to the Church are welcome to explore the Bell Tower museum, which is accessible through the nave.
For more information, contact Bob Lang through the Church office at 905-828-2095.