Mill of Kintail: 

Mill of KintailThe grist mill at the Mill of Kintail is home to the R. Tait Mackenzie Museum. Tait Mackenzie was a noted artist and sculptor who kept the mill building as a summer residence and studio in the early decades of the 20th century.

More on R. Tait Mackenzie Museum

More on Dr James Naismith Museum

More on Mill of Kintail

Mississippi Valley Textile Museum: 

Mississippi Valley Textile MuseumThe Mississippi Valley Textile Museum is located in the annex of the former Rosamond Woolen Company in Almonte, Ontario. Constructed in 1867, this National Historic Site of Canada now features a blend of the old and new, all related to the history of the Mississippi Valley and the textile industry. They interpret the history of the woollen industry in the Mississippi River Valley, and the effects it had on the social, cultural and industrial development of the region.

More on the Mississippi Valley Textile Museum

North Lanark Historic Society: 

North Lanark Regional MuseumThe museum features several exhibit spaces including seasonal exhibits, permanent local history exhibits, and a pioneer log cabin. The museum is the perfect destination for families with young children, retirees, and history buffs in general. The museum collection focuses on local history and includes: artifacts, photographs, documents, and books. The research library contains local history books, family histories, and original copies of the Almonte Gazette. In addition, the Historical Society holds special events such as the Scottish Tea, Strawberry Social, Annual Heritage Dinner, and Guest Speakers at various times during the year. The North Lanark Regional Museum is owned and operated by the North Lanark Historical Society with the goal of collecting, preserving, and displaying the history of Mississippi Mills.

More on North Lanark Regional Museum

Pakenham Museum on the Streets

Pakenham Walking TourExperience Pakenham’s distinguished heritage by following our Museum on the streets self-guided walking tour. Five attractive panels with vintage photographs and descriptive texts will lead you through the downtown.

Starting at the Cenotaph on Hwy 29, learn about Pakenham’s former schoolhouse and community hall. Also on display is the actual school bell.

Down past the general store you will find plaque three with a fascinating view of Pakenham’s main street from days gone by. Plaque four and five are located on either side of Pakenham’s historic Five Span Bridge, showing the bustling industries of our past.