Ontario Trillium Foundation

Museum is open Saturdays and Sundays from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m
July 1st to September4th.

Contact us for a week day tour.


About Us

Partnership is a
two-way street. 
Find out how we share our responsibilities with our community.

We acknowledge the financial support of the Ontario Trillium Foundation.

Blacksmith Shop

The Village of Cannington Inc. 1876


​Islay Lambert

Canada 150 Community Infrastructure Program



We acknowledge the financial support of the Government of Canada.


​​​​The Cannington & Area
Historical Society is a
not-for-profit corporation,
run by volunteers. We own and operate a local history “village museum” of rescued buildings and artifacts that attracts over 2,000
visitors seasonally.

Join our community!

​2019 memberships  now open!

Contact us for more information.


 ​​​"Call Them Blessed"

Christmas Tickets on Sale Now!

​$25.00 - can be picked up at this Sunday's Meeting or reserved by calling 432- 2430

Sunday, Dec. 1st at 4:45 at Manilla

Canada's Nursing Sisters

​Ian McKechnie, Curator of the Old Goal Museum, is going to speak about these unsung heroes of WW I.

​Sun., Nov. 10th

​2:00 at the Legion​​

Preserving the Past

Protecting the Present
Enlightening the Future

Book your Museum Group Tour today and enjoy visiting beautiful historic Cannington.

It is our intent to restore the Blacksmith Shop (c. 1875) at

21 Laidlaw St S as a working shop and museum area. 

Contact us for a tour.

Cannington & Area Historical Society