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The award-winning Lake of the Woods Museum, one of the finest small museums in Canada, is located in the City of Kenora, Ontario, the gateway to Canada's west. The Museum was established in 1964 and seeks to promote understanding of and respect for the cultures and heritage of the Lake of the Woods area, and to engage a diverse community in discovery and learning.

Today, this well-established museum is home to a varied and intriguing collection of artifacts and thematic displays and special events.

Come and visit the museum to learn more about the intriguing history of Lake of the Woods.

More about us...

Our Vision is to contribute to a stronger community by inspiring a passion
for our history, diversity, and pride in our heritage.
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Plan Your Visit

Getting here, Hours and Admission, Tours, and Accessibility. more...
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Get Involved

Memberships, Giving, Volunteering, Sponsorship, Thanks and Acknowledgement. more...
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Collections and Research

Museum Collection, Research Facilities, Archives, Historical Timeline, Stories. more...
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Exhibits

Current and Upcoming Exhibits, Permanent Exhibits, Virtual Exhibits. more...
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Events

Find out what's happening at the museum. more...
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Education

School Programs, Teacher Resources, Plan a School Visit. more...
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Services

Meeting Facilities and Rentals. more...
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Gift Shop

Books, Stationery, Giftware, Children's Books and Toys. more...