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What's On

Heritage Fair Projects

April 19th, 2018 - April 21st, 2018

Celebrate Canadian history through the 11th Grey Roots Regional Heritage Fair! Heritage Fairs are a grand celebration of Canada's past, in the form of student history projects. Students research Canadian heroes, legends, milestones, and achievements - and proudly present their stories at a public exhibition. 

Ice Age Mammals

April 28th, 2018 - September 16th, 2018

Join us April 28, 2018 for the opening of Ice Age Mammals! Mammoths, mastodons, and other giant mammals star in this national travelling exhibition!

Toddlers Take the Museum!

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​​​​​​​Enjoy a morning of stories, songs, and crafts at Grey Roots! Tammy Cruickshank, Grey County Early Literacy Facilitator, will lead a fun-filled program of hands-on activities for toddlers and pre-school aged children.

Nels Maher Print Shop

Our Print Shop is named in the memory of a friend to Grey Roots, Nelson Maher. Nels worked for what added up to hundreds of hours - first to restore the equipment, then to set it up so that it could be viewed, and finally in giving tours, interviews and demonstrations.

Summer KidsCamp

Grey Roots KidsCamp is an exciting way to spend your summer! We offer eight exciting weeks of activity-based programs inspired by our collections and visiting exhibits.

Nahnebahwequay – Standing up to Colonial Injustice

In 1860 a courageous Ojibwe (Mississauga) woman, Nahnebahwequay, or “Nahnee”, known in English as Catharine Sutton, crossed the North Atlantic. She presented important land claims to Queen Victoria at Buckingham Palace.  In honour of Donald B.

Mollie Wilson - Archives Volunteer

Black History in Grey County

Black citizens have been a part of Grey County, since the very first non-Native settlers arrived in the northernmost part of the Queen's Bush. Some of these early pioneers were born in Canada, whilst others had only recently slipped the bonds of slavery in the Upper South.

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Grey Battalions in the Great War

Beginning of the European War

Great Britain declared war against Germany on August 4, 1914. The Dominion of Canada was a colony of the British Empire. As such, Canada was also at war. Many Canadians, especially in Ontario, wanted to assist in the war effort.

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