Museums & Galleries
Huron County Museum
The Huron County Museum located at 110 North Street - is a first class community museum offering modern exhibition galleries and professional support spaces in a climate controlled atmosphere. Permanent exhibits depict the early settlement and development of Huron County. Check the website above periodically for current exhibitions.
The County Archives are also located at the Museum. Admission charged. Wheelchair accessible. For information call 519-524-2686.
Huron Historic Gaol
The Huron Historic Gaol located at 181 Victoria Street North. This unique and imposing octagonal building served as the Huron County Jail from its opening in 1842 until 1972. The Gaol is now a National Historic Site. The Governor's House added on to the Gaol in 1900 clearly illustrates the important status of this position within rural Ontario at the time. For information call 519-524-6971.
Located in the wheel house of the "SS Shelter Bay," this small museum is dedicated to the men and women who made their living on Lake Huron. The Great Storm of 1913 is highlighted. Admission is included with admission to the Huron County Museum or the
Huron Historic Gaol. Open July and August. For information call 519-524- 2686.
Sky Harbour Gallery
The Sky Harbour Gallery traces the history of the airport from its founding in 1938 to the present day. Particular emphasis has been placed on the important role played by the airport during the Second World War as Elementary Flying School No. 12. Admission by donation. Open year round. For information call 519-524-2686.
The Reuben Sallows Gallery
The Reuben R. Sallows Gallery located in the mezzanine of the Goderich Public Library at 52 Montreal Street. The permanent collection features the work of this renowned photographer from Goderich who travelled extensively throughout Canada during the early 20th century. See exquisite works from his entire 60 year career. Admission is by donation. Wheelchair accessible. Gallery is open Tuesday to Saturday, noon to 5 pm. For more information call 519-524-9261, email email@example.com or visit our website at www.sallowsgallery.ca. Check the website periodically for current exhibitions.
The Goderich Co-op Art Gallery
Come enjoy the work of talented local artists in an exciting multitude of media from oils, acrylics, photography, watercolours, woodcarving, and pottery to bronze sculptures. Enjoy beautiful landscapes and flowers as well as unique pieces typical to the lake and rural community. A member of the gallery is on hand each day to answer questions and assist you. The Art Gallery also features special exhibits throughout the year including the annual community open exhibit. Come in and enjoy the space.
Art is blooming in Goderich, 54 Courthouse Square 519-440-0523 www.gcgallery.ca
For a complete list of area Art Galleries and Studios, click here