Collections and Research »


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.

Do Not Miss

Historians Share Their Research on the
La Verendrye and Father Aulneau Story
June 25 and June 26 @ 7pm
Learn more about the 2 part presentation and the presenters

In Our Temporary Exhibit Gallery

34th Annual LOW Quilters Guild Show
May 28 - June 22 2019
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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.