With snow on the ground, it’s hard not the notice that the holiday season is quickly approaching, and the team at our Tumblehome Gift Shop want to give you a head start on your holiday shopping! With a wide selection of locally, hand crafted goods, we offer a unique shopping experience away from the hustle and bustle.

*Please note the items without online links are available in-store only.

Here are our Top 10 gift giving items this holiday season:

1)      Family or Individual Membership

Adopt-an-Artifact & Membership rack cardsGive a gift that can be enjoyed all year long! A museum membership offers free admission to the museum, exclusive member events, and discounts on our artisan workshops, summer camps and in the Tumblehome Shop! And best of all, you will be supporting the museum that tells the story of a nation built by canoe.

Family: $50.00
Individual: $40.00




2)      Canadian Canoe Museum Handcrafted Mug

Island Pottery mug with CCM logoA custom creation by the talented Liz Sine of Island Pottery. Crafted locally and with love, this mug is a substantial and beautiful gift for any coffee or tea drinker.

Starting at: $32.00




3)      Watson Pewter pin, earrings or pendant

Watson Pewter-JewelleryA stunning addition to anyone’s jewellery collection, Watson Pewter offers simple and elegant, handmade pieces that feature our favourite motif, canoes! Made in Tweed Ontario since 1972, these make wonderful gifts for all fans of paddling or those of unique jewellery.

Starting at: $18.75



4)      Adopt an Artifact

Takia Outrigger Canoe

This Fijian takia outrigger canoe is just one of the many artifacts available for adoption.

What do you get someone who has it all? Why not one of our Adoptable Canoes or Paddles. Help support the museum and have your name showcased with your chosen artifact (or remain anonymous) and receive a beautiful certificate. With a wide range of adoption levels there is truly an artifact for everyone.

Starting at: $50.00



5)     Solo Desk Top Canoe

Solo Desktop Canoe modelThis expertly crafted Basswood model canoe makes the perfect companion for our Adopt an Artifact program (see above). As one of our best selling items these canoes are a must for any paddler. Available in several sizes and colours!

Starting at: $13.00


6)      Adventure Sweater 

Adventure Sweatshirt in greenA soft, warm sweater that is perfect for curling up in this winter. In collaboration with Peterborough Northern Originals, these sweaters are made in Canada and support a local economy! Available in a variety of colours.



7)      Hand Painted Paddle 

Hand painted paddle with maple leafA special gift for the true adventure lover in your life. These beautifully made paddles can be a practical gift for the avid outdoorsman or a unique addition to your décor at home or for the cottage. Ranging in sizes, styles and finishes we have a paddle for everyone. Drop by the store to find something new!

Starting at: $75.00



8)      Artisan Workshops

Make a Rustic Sign Workshop in February

Make a Rustic Sign in February

For those in your life who enjoy experiences, one of our expert-led workshops could be an amazing choice. Tailored to the season we offer not only a hands-on lesson but a beautiful product to take home afterwards. Some of our upcoming workshops include: Wet-Felted Scarf Creation, Carve a Canoe Paddle and Canoe Trip Meal Planning.

Starting at $40.00



9)      Paddlers Ale Merchandise

Paddlers Ale T-shirt & Mug MerchandiseDo you have an indecisive beer fan on your shopping list this year? Well, Paddlers Ale has you covered. With hats, shirts and mugs, every price point can be met. The only downside? The beer is not included, but is available at the Publican House, downtown Peterborough!

Staring at $15.00



10)   Birch Bark Coffee

Birch Bark CoffeeA wonderful secret Santa gift, or even just as a gift to yourself, Birch Bark Coffee has a roast for everyone. Proudly First Nation owned and operated, a portion of all profits helps Indigenous families in Canada. Now available in ground and whole bean at Tumblehome!




We hope you choose quality Canadian made gifts this year at the Tumblehome Shop. We look forward to seeing you in store or online soon!