Admission & Contact


May 3rd – August 31st: 10 – 5 pm
September 1st – November 2nd: 10 – 4 pm
November 5th – May 2nd: 10 – 3 pm (Tuesday to Saturday)
*Closed December 25/26 and January 1*

Office Hours:

Call: 613-382-2535 for office hours during the off season.


Admission to the museum is by donation. We also offer memberships.

Group Tours and Bookings:

Self Guided or Guided tours available. Groups and individuals welcome. Fully guided pre-booked tours: $3.50 per person. Information about boat cruises that stop at the museum can be found at: St. Lawrence Cruise Lines.

* Tours are available by appointment during the off season.*


This building is wheelchair accessible to all areas excluding the tower.

Our Staff:

  • Joanne van Dreumel – Executive Director
  • Andrea Harasek – Finance Officer
  • Liz Quinn – Gift Shop Manager
  • Maggie Duval – Gift Shop Associate
  • Art Thivierge – Visitor Services Coordinator


1000 Islands History Museum
125 Water St. Gananoque, Ontario, Canada. K7G 3E3
Phone: 613-382-2535
Toll free: 1-877-217-7391
Fax: 613-382-2912

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The 1000 Islands History Museum is conveniently located on the St. Lawrence River in Gananoque, Canadian Gateway to the 1000 Islands, adjacent to the Gananoque Boat line dock. Nearby you will find several shops and services:

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