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The Sturgeon River House Museum, located on the west bank of the Sturgeon River, promotes and preserves the cultural and natural heritage of the Municipality of West Nipissing. The Museum presents the fur trade era from 1623 to 1879, and pioneer life in West Nipissing between 1878 and 1939, along with cultural contributions among groups in the region.

Hours and Pricing

Tuesday to Friday: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Saturday to Monday: Closed
General Admission: $4 + tax
Guided tours: $6 + tax

Getting in Touch

Museum: 705-753-4716
Hall Rentals: 705-753-0160
250 Fort Road
Sturgeon Falls, Ontario P2B 2N7

Group Tours

The museum offers educational programming and tours for schools, tourist groups and other organizations.

Staying Social

We offer activities and host events for all ages. Follow us on Facebook to hear about the latest events at the museum.

At the Museum

Go back in time and enjoy a family picnic at the Museum’s Inner Courtyard by the Sturgeon River. Here you’ll also find LaForge Charles, a workable blacksmith shop, the Duquette Icehouse, and Maison Major, a pioneer-style home.

Take home a locally made or regionally-themed souvenir to mark your memories at the Museum’s gift shop.

Stop by for a tour, sign up for a workshop or attend one of our many fun-filled community events at the Museum!

Theodore Fouriezos Wetlands Park

Explore the Theodore Fouriezos Wetlands Park – a 1-kilometre low-impact walking trail by natural cranberry bogs and scenery overlooking Lake Nipissing. Want to try something different? Rent snowshoes for the trail in the winter.

Event Rentals

Host your next event at the Museum, or rent the Banquet Hall. Need a smaller space? The Boardroom is a great space for meetings.

School and Group Tours

Contact the Museum today to book your school or group tour visit, or have the Mobile Museum to come to you!

Mobile Museum
Cost: $6 per person

Choose the location and we’ll bring you hands-on educational exhibits that encourage participants to play and learn about nature, animals and our region’s pioneers.

Boat Launch

Launch on the Sturgeon River from the Museum.

Season Pass – Resident: $43.20 | Non-resident: $48
Day Pass – Resident: $7.20 | Non-residents: $8

Updates regarding boat launches are provided via the News and Notices section. You can also find information about other local launches by visiting the Boating and Beaches page.

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