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In addition to its collection of artifacts, the Museum is the repository for many archival resources including: photographs, maps, journals, correspondence, business records, memoirs, etc. all related to the history of Kenora and area.

Staff is able to provide general information about the archival holdings and are happy to assist researchers. Research requests may be made in person, by phone, letter, or e-mail. Response time to research requests varies based on the extent of the research required, the available resources, and scheduling of staff time.

If you wish to do research on site, please contact the museum in advance to make an appointment to ensure that a staff member is available to assist you with your request.

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Ontario Arts Council
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In Our Temporary Exhibit Gallery

FIBRE CONTENT 2018
A Juried Exhibit of
Contemporary Textile Art
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The Museum has the largest collection of Carl G. Linde photographs in existence. They number well over 1 000 and include images of Ojibwa life, sport, industry, lake life, launches, social happenings, transportation, Lake of the Woods, and much, much more.