Grey Roots Museum and Archives

102599 Grey Rd. 18
Owen Sound, ON N4K 5N6- Map It
Phone: (519) 376-3690

AAA Editor Notes

Grey Roots Museum and Archives is s. on Hwy. 6/10, then w. to 102599 Grey Rd. 18 at jct. Inglis Falls Rd. This multipurpose center contains Grey County's museum, archives and tourist information center. The museum provides exhibits and interactive displays about county history, especially as it pertains to natural resources. Local heroes also are remembered. A film about the area's history, culture and recreational activities is shown throughout the day. Next door to the museum, the Moreston Heritage Village is being developed and will eventually feature around 20 heritage buildings representing life from the mid-19th century to the 1920s. Currently, there’s a farmhouse with barn, hen house and animals, a couple of log houses, blacksmiths shops, a sawmill, schoolhouse and the Moore & Muir Engine Works. Picnicking is permitted.
Visitor center free. Museum and archives $8; $6 (ages 65+); $4 (ages 5-13); $20 (family, two adults and three children).
Hours: Museum and visitor center daily 10-5, Victoria Day weekend-Thanksgiving weekend; Mon.-Sat. 10-5, day after Thanksgiving weekend-Dec. 23 and March Break-day before Victoria Day weekend; Tues.-Sat. 10-5, rest of year. Closed Good Friday, Easter, Nov. 11 and Dec. 24-Jan 2 (closed at 1 Christmas Eve). Archives Mon.-Fri. 10-5, Sat. 1-5, day after Victoria Day-Thanksgiving; Mon.-Fri. 10-5, day after Thanksgiving weekend-Dec. 23; Mon.-Sat. 10-5, March Break-Victoria Day weekend; Tues.-Fri. 10-5, rest of year. Closed government holidays and Christmas-Jan. 1 (closed at 1 Christmas Eve). Moreston Heritage Village is open from the last Sat. in June. Phone ahead to confirm schedule. Allow 30 minutes minimum.