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Welcome to the Stanhope Heritage Museum

The Stanhope Museum, located in the Haliburton Highlands of Ontario, is home to more than 140 years of records and artifacts. This Ontario museum specializes in local pioneer history and is home to the historic Hawk Lake Log Chute. Hawk Lake Log Chute is the only remaining log chute of its kind in Ontario. The log chute has been painstakingly repaired and reconstructed.

The Stanhope Museum is one of Ontario's smaller museums but it has one of the largest archives of Ontario pioneer history and records. The museum is only a two hour drive from Toronto just north of the town of Minden in the scenic Haliburton Highlands of Ontario.

Restoration of Hawk Lake Log Chute


15th ANNUAL STANHOPE HERITAGE DAY
Saturday July 15, 2017
9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Our 15th annual celebration and it will be bigger and better than ever. Many  terrific demonstrations and displays of heritage arts, crafts and trades. (See our event guide for details) Fun for the whole family!

  • All for just $3 per person; kids 5 and under FREE. 
  • Lots of off-road parking
  • 2017 Stanhope Heritage Day Event Poster (click here)
  • 2017 Stanhope Heritage Day Event Guide (click here)




Hours | Mid-June through Mid-September
  • SundayClosed
  • MondayClosed
  • Tuesday11:00am - 2:00pm
  • Wednesday11:00am - 2:00pm
  • Thursday11:00am - 2:00pm
  • FridayClosed
  • Saturday11:00am - 2:00pm
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