About Us


Meetings & Events

"Life in the Cotton Blacksmith Shop"
presented by: Jeanne Wallace

Monday May 14th at 7:30 pm
Cannington Legion

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

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.



​​​​The Cannington 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!

​2018 memberships are now open.

​Contact us for more information.



Canada 150 Community Infrastructure Program

Preserving the Past

Protecting the Present
Enlightening the Future

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.

The Village of Cannington Inc. 1876


​Islay Lambert

 ​​​"Call Them Blessed"

Brock's Big Bite

Cannington and Area Historical Society

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

We acknowledge the financial support of the Government of Canada.

Blacksmith Shop