44 HARBOUR ST PORT DOVER, ONTARIO. (519) 583-2660
E-mail: portdover.museum@norfolkcounty.ca
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“Imaginative displays and a huge collection of early photographs tell the story of this unique lakeside community” - Gosouthcoast.ca

SPECIAL EVENTS SCHEDULE

Event Info Date/Time
Join us as we host two Movie Nights featuring our video: Family Ties. Friday October 27 6:30 pm or Friday November 3 6:30 pm Admission by donation The film is 1 hr 15 min in length. ... 6:30 pm
PORT DOVER COMMUNITY CENTRE A fashion show featuring coats made through the collaborative effort of various community members lead by artist Margeurite Larmand, and the reveal of the latest creation: The Lake Erie Fish Coat, which will be presented to th... 7 pm
Cruise Norfolk County Roads with a special Canada 150 theme! Travel a secret route using clues, while answering questions along the way! Open to all: Special category for classic cars! $10 per car Mandatory driver/navigator meeting at 11:30 am at th... 11:30
Our upcoming exhibit featuring a video with over 40 community members sharing memories will open May 1. This exhibit is in collaboration with Delhi Tobacco and Heritage Centre and Waterford Heritage and Agricultural Museum...
Purchase "Interrupted Journey: The Saga of the Steamer Atlantic" AND "Pigs at Sea: The Sinking of the James B. Colgate" from our gift shop and get them both for $20! (Regular $16 each!) Both books written by David Frew....
Discover Port Dover’s unique commercial fishing heritage and how simple machines continue to help make fishermen’s lives easier today. Through hands-on activities, students will explore the museum to investigate simple machines and types of movement. ... Ongoing
Explore the history of Port Dover and discover how Lake Erie has shaped the community during this hands-on program. Students will gather evidence through map reading, examining reproduction photos and artifact handling. Grades: 3 Duration: 120 minut... Ongoing
Be an environmental scientist for the day! Investigate and analyze the impact human activities and invasive species have on Lake Erie. Working in groups, students will use both real and reproduction specimen samples and artifacts to research Lake Erie’s... Ongoing

Join our Team and Become Part of History

If you have a passion for history or a love for community, please consider donating your time to the Port Dover Harbour Museum.

The Museum is currently expanding its dedicated volunteer base. We are especially looking for people interested in assisting with education and children’s programming. The Museum is developing a brand new volunteer docent program. You can welcome visitors to the museum and share our exciting history!

Our volunteers play a vital role in making the Museum an engaging and meaningful experience for visitors of all ages. If you are interested in becoming a part of the Port Dover Harbour Museum team, please email us at portdover.museum@norfolkcounty.ca or drop by the Port Dover Harbour Museum, 44 Harbour Street, Port Dover.