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Tuesday 10:00 am-5:00 pm
Moreston Heritage Village
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Tuesday Closed
Currently open
Tuesday 10:00 am-5:00 pm

Saints & Sinners: A Spirited History of Grey County

October 5th, 2013 - December 31st, 2017

This exhibit tells this story from the early days of our first settlers, to the wild days of Prohibition; from our highly successful breweries and distilleries to our secretive bootlegging operations and many things in-between.

Castle Builder

May 27th, 2017 - January 6th, 2018

Builders of all ages are invited to explore, build and play in the traveling exhibition –Castle Builder! In this exhibit kids and their families are transported to a fanciful kingdom where they too can become castle builders, building their own toy castle brick by brick.

10th Annual Craft Show


Hundreds of unique hand-crafted items from local vendors!

Moreston by Candlelight


Join us in Moreston Heritage Village for an old fashioned Christmas! The historic buildings of Moreston, 1850s to 1940s, will be open and dressed in seasonal decor.

March Break KidsCamp


Spend this March Break exploring the traditions and cultural celebrations of SPRING from countries around the world, through crafts, activities and new experiences!

Nels Maher Print Shop

Every Thursday from 1:30 - 4 p.m. you have an opportunity to view demonstrations and to ask questions when print shop veteran Doug Iles is on duty in the Nels Maher Print Shop.

Arrivals & Departures: The CPR in Grey County

June 27th, 2015 - December 31st, 2017
In 2011 Grey Roots was approached by Clive Morgan on behalf of the Bluewater Modellers, with a proposal to build a diorama representing the east side of the Owen Sound Harbour circa 1910.

Natural History

The Grey County Gallery presents the history of Grey County's people, against a backdrop of the County's natural features; its forests, farmlands, waters, and rocks. Presentations are made through static displays, film and hands-on computer station.

Local Heroes

Grey Roots has many wonderful stories of incredible people that have been part of the Grey County Legacy.  The front foyer of the Centre showcases five of our Local Heroes. 

PA Day Adventures 2017 - 2018

So much fun, they won't know they're learning! PA Day Adventures at Grey Roots are fun and educational. We welcome children aged 5 to 10 to spend the day with us learning about our current exhibits through hands-on activities, visits through the galleries, games, and crafts.

A Time to Remember

November 1st, 2017 - November 30th, 2017
“There is no section of the whole Empire which gave everything possible for the cause more whole-heartedly than did the County of Grey." During the month of November, Grey Roots honours those who served the Allied Forces during the First and Second World Wars through the exhibition A Time to Remember.

Fall Lecture Series: Superstorms of Ontario

Join David T. Chapman for a presentation on a wide variety of severe weather including thunderstorms, ice storms, wind storms, snow storms and solar storms all from the beautiful province of Ontario. This presentation is part of our Fall Lecture Series taking place on Tuesday afternoons in November at 2:30 p.m. in our Theatre.

Fall Lecture Series: Exploring the Birds of Ontario

If you enjoy bird watching, then this is the presentation for you! Join David. T. Chapman for a presentation on everything from the small backyard visitors that we all know and love, to some of the largest birds like the Bald Eagle and Great Blue Heron. This presentation is part of our Fall Lecture Series taking place on Tuesday afternoons in November at 2:30 p.m. in our Theatre.