ArtiFACT Stories

Our job is to bring objects to life and tell their stories.

Click on the images below  to discover their secrets.

colour photograph, black metal, dial, desk top telephone sitting on beige shelf


Talk to Me! The Telephone Story

photograph of a moustache cup, WCMA 1960.4.2


The Moustache and Its Cup

 photograph of Pyrex Bake-a-Round Bread Pan

Pyrex Bake-a-Round Bread Pan 

detail photograph of a “Barclay” Sewing Machine

A Stitch In Time - Sewing Machines

 photograph of leather postcard wall display dated 1910

Leather postcard frenzy!



photograph of side view of a revolver, 1917 Webley Mk VI

1917 Webley Mk VI revolver

photograph of wristwatch, black leather band


WWI Wristwatch 


wooden and metal carpet stretcher

Wellington County and the 'Georgetown Boys'


photograph of leather baseball

Harriston Browns: A Baseball Story

photograph of front view of money box

1825 Money Box

photograph of a metal thermodad


A Museum Donation Mystery: The Thermodad

photograph of front of the 1893 Chicago World Fair medal


Medal from the 1893 Chicago World's Fair

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