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Posted On Thursday, 31 March, 2022

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Posted On Wednesday, 02 February, 2022

ABOYNE – Discover what makes the Honourable Rob Black’s clocks tick! With over twenty mechanical clocks on display, For Old Time Sake is the newest exhibit at the Wellington County Museum and Archives (WCMA) you will not want to miss.
“This exhibit is an auditory experience; making the exhibit feel very much alive,” says Amy Dunlop, Curator of the exhibit. “As the latest exhibit in the Wellington County Collects series, the display highlights...

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Posted On Monday, 31 January, 2022

ABOYNE – Explore a world of dinosaurs in the Feathers and Fossils exhibit, on display from January 31 until March 20 at the Wellington County Museum and Archives. Produced by Canada’s Dinosaur Park, this travelling exhibit takes visitors back in time to the Mesozoic Era when feathered dinosaurs roamed the earth.
“If you’ve ever wanted to see a moving, roaring dinosaur up close, you don’t want to miss this exhibit,” says Hailey Johnston,...

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Posted On Monday, 19 July, 2021

ABOYNE, ON – Wellington County Museum and Archives’ newest exhibit is All Aboard! Celebrate 150 years of railway history in Wellington County as we explore the companies, towns and people that shaped an industry.
“Catch a glimpse into how the railway industry impacted our communities, economy and local businesses by learning about the companies, workers and day-to-day happenings of the railway,” said Curatorial Assistant Lindsay Woelfle, who curated...

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Posted On Monday, 19 July, 2021

ABOYNE, ON - Uncover the secrets of animal language in Animal Gibberish: Subtitled for Humans, a new exhibit at the Wellington County Museum and Archives. Running from July 23 to September 26, 2021, this exhibit was developed by the Sherbrooke Museum of Nature and Science with contributions from Heritage Canada.
“Visitors of all ages will enjoy this immersive experience,” says Hailey Johnston, Curator. “Animal Gibberish uses digital technology, sounds,...

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