Preserving the Past

Protecting the Present
Enlightening the Future

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

​​​​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.

We acknowledge the financial support of the Government of Canada.


Blacksmith Shop

The Village of Cannington Inc. 1876


​Islay Lambert

Canada 150 Community Infrastructure Program

 ​​​"Call Them Blessed"

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.



Meetings & Events

Come visit the museum on Canada Day!

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

Cannington and Area Historical Society

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.

Brock's Big Bite


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