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Presentations by Braden Murray Complimenting the Exhibit, Our Town

Saturday, January 26 - Saturday, March 23

Dominion Day Main St Rideout
Second St S c1970
Kepamil with Town of Kenora in the background


Admission is by donation.

No registration required.

Please join us and attend one, two or all of the presentations.

  • Saturday, January 26 at 2 p.m. – Working Hard or Hardly Working: Industry in Kenora
    In Kenora people have always worked hard so they could play hard. This tour looks specifically at the industry, workers, and dams included in the exhibit.
  • Thursday, February 21 at 7 p.m. – Streetscapes and Steamships: From Rat Portage to Kenora
    A lot has changed in the last 130 years. This tour looks at the photos that tell the story of a quickly evolving town on the sunny shores of Lake of the Woods.
  • Saturday, March 23 at 2 p.m. – We’re All in This Together: Crowds and Community Gatherings
    This tour looks at the photos of social gatherings, and how we have all been connected through the years.
Do Not Miss

Our Town Talks
Presentations by Braden Murray
January 26 @ 2pm
February 21 @ 7pm
March 23 @ 2pm
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We Are What We Eat 2019!!!
Saturdays, February 2, 9, 16, 23
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In Our Temporary Exhibit Gallery

Our Town
An Exhibit of Large Scale
Rat Portage/Kenora
Town Images
January 17 - March 30, 2019
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There were 6 prisoner-of-war camps on Lake of the Woods during World War II. The lumber camps housed German prisoners who were set to work out in the bush cutting timber. The Museum has several boat models built by the prisoners at those camps.