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Recreational Kanu Model

Recreational Kanu Model

A few months before the pandemic circled the globe, a dear friend, collector and appraiser for the museum Roger Young, offered us this charming wooden model from his own collection. What might be described as a recreational kayak, or in many parts of Europe as a kanu,...

The Canadian Canoe Museum Mourns the Passing of Shelagh Grant

The Canadian Canoe Museum Mourns the Passing of Shelagh Grant

On July 11th, in the midst of these COVID times, Shelagh Grant, a long-time supporter who was part of the original team involved in the founding of the Canadian Canoe Museum in Peterborough, died of esophageal cancer. She was 82 years old. As a historian and adjunct...

The Canadian Canoe Museum to reopen on Saturday July 25

The Canadian Canoe Museum to reopen on Saturday July 25

The Canadian Canoe Museum is excited to welcome visitors back into our galleries starting this Saturday, July 25, 2020. Work has been underway to implement new safety protocols while ensuring the museum’s engaging, welcoming, and inspiring atmosphere remains. “When...