A Model T at the Canoe Museum?!

A Model T at the Canoe Museum?!

Regular readers will be familiar with our office mascot, the as-yet-unnamed Boar’s Head (we’re still taking name submissions here), but you’ve probably never seen him zip past you in a Model T Ford! Well, he may not exactly be zipping along, but here...
Executive Director models HBC vintage

Executive Director models HBC vintage

Our itinerant Executive Director, James Raffan, is a man of distinct Canadiana fashion, and his collection would be the envy of any patriotic stylisto.  Check out his Hudson’s Bay Company hockey jersey, complete with a number that references the year that the...
Feature Film ‘Foxfire’ visits the museum

Feature Film ‘Foxfire’ visits the museum

Caterers, crew, lights, cameras, and vintage cars descended on the museum this week as the cast and crew of the feature film ‘Foxfire’ began shooting in Peterborough. According to the The Hollywood Reporter, “The $10 million Canada-French...

Miniature and Open House draws a crowd

From vintage tin dollhouses to European castles made of cardstock to WWII models and of course, model trains, more than 1100 people marveled at the detail, charm, and intricacy of these beautiful miniatures at the museum’s Miniature Show and Open House on...