The Canadian Canoe Museum, located on the Traditional Territory of the Williams Treaties First Nations, in Peterborough, Ontario, has stewarded, for the last 20 years, the world’s largest collection of canoes, kayaks and paddled watercraft. More than 600 in number, the watercraft and their stories have a pivotal role to play in understanding our past and, our collective future. As part of our responsibility for this one-of-a-kind collection, we are building it a new home along the water’s edge.
Why a New Museum?
The Building Overview
The Exhibits Inside
Our Project Team
Ways to Support
Move the Collection
Local historian and avid canoeist Shelagh Grant remembered with a $250,000 gift to the new Canadian Canoe Museum
Shelagh and Jon Grant riding the rapids together on one of their many canoe trips. (Photo by David Goslin).The Canadian Canoe Museum's (CCM) new museum capital campaign has received a significant boost with a $250,000 gift from a local family. The...
Her Excellency the Right Honourable Mary Simon, Governor General and Commander-in-Chief of Canada. (Photo by Sgt Johanie Maheu, Rideau Hall © OSGG-BSGG, 2021)The Canadian Canoe Museum (CCM) is honoured to announce that Her Excellency the Right...
MaryJane (MJ) Proulx is shown digitizing the slides involved and photographing each slide with a DSLR camera on a light board. At The Canadian Canoe Museum (CCM), each watercraft carries a story of how it came into the collection. A Haida dugout...