Port Dover Harbour Museum

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On display in 2021 Port Dover’s own Don Howell spent much of his childhood on the Lynn River at a time when fish tugs lined both banks. He fondly recalls when fish tug captains allowed him to join the crew for a day and shovel smelt into wooden crates. The history of each boat was…

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On display: 2021 The Port Dover beach has always been a popular destination. Learn about the Beach House – a busy business right on the beach where you could change into or rent a bathing suit.

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During the 20th century, in the small town of Port Dover a business grew that would dominate the floral industry in Canada. With over 500,000 square feet of greenhouses and 40,000 square feet of warehouses for hard goods, Thomas A. Ivey & Sons, would become the second largest wholesale retailer of flowers in the country.…

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From the Ritz Red Hots to the Glow beverages, the Arbor has been a cornerstone of summers in Port Dover since 1919. Visit this light hearted exhibit to remember the bygone days and to celebrate a locally owned business that has thrived for over a century.

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