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Exhibitions

Visiting Exhibits

Antique Quilt and Coverlet Exhibit

Tuesday – Sunday
Nov. 12 – 26th
11 am – 4 pm

Arnprior & District Museum
35 Madawaska Street

Our Annual Quilt Show is November 12th to 26th. Open Tuesday to Sunday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Antique and vintage quilts and coverlets from across Ontario on display!

Admission by donation.

Permanent Collections

Second Floor:

Arnprior on the World Stage (Bilingual)

IMG_2264This new permanent exhibit is being made possible through  the World War Commemorations Community Fund. Until now tangible proof of Arnprior’s involvement in the two World Wars has been held in family lore, archives and dark corners of the museum. This new exhibit with bring light to the collection of artefacts and uniforms along with highlighting the untold stories of the contribution of local people to both World Wars including video interviews. This exhibit is featured on the second floor of our heritage building, and for those unable to climb stairs, an audiovisual presentation will be available on the ground floor

 

 

Arnprior ‘Til Now

Showcasing fossils, Champlain Sea, Champlain, Algonquin First Nations, Laird McNab & early settlement, Prince of Wales visit 1860, Kenwood Mills, Arnprior marble, Canadian Public Booth company, Arnprior post office, M. Sullivan and Son, Charles MacNamara, travel & transportation, schools, fashions, Farmer Brothers shoes, fire department, medical care, Arnprior’s military history, sports, Arnprior airport, and Canadian Civil Defence College

Main Floor:

Marshall’s Bay flag stop, Algonquin pottery, Thomas G. Fuller architecture, post office exhibits, Arnprior and area railroad history and models, decorative dishware, Arnprior’s first telephone booth, and the Arnprior dollar.

Osborne’s General Store 

General store with textiles on display, including cash register, lace, buttons, hairpieces, gloves, fans, fabric, and thread etc.

Virtual Exhibit

Arnprior Through the Eyes of a Tourist’s Postcard

Explore Arnprior’s history through a collection of historic Arnprior postcards. Click here to visit this exhibit on virtualmuseum.ca.