Preserving the Past

Protecting the Present
Enlightening the Future

Cannington and Area Historical Society

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.

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



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.



About Us


Brock's Big Bite

Saturday, Aug. 11th

10:00 to 4:00

Come to the museum to enjoy this event!

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