Learn about our rich heritage, walk in the footsteps of community icons, soak in natural beauty and embrace the past by experiencing culturally significant sited during our free Doors Open event.
Albion Hotel: After leasing the original unfinished structure, Frank Wasley purchased the Albion in 1880. Destroyed in the 1887 Great Fire, it was rebuilt in 1888. The three-storey structure featured 25 rooms, an elaborate balcony and Romanesque arched windows. Renovated in the 1980s, the building was commemorated with a plaque in 2016. Arts at the Albion has given the building new life.
Gravenhurst Ambulance Station: The two-bay Gravenhurst Ambulance Station was built in 2006 to serve the community. Constructed adjacent to the busy Muskoka Wharf, it features accommodations for first responder teams. Visit this unique location and see how an ambulance station functions, and how they quickly respond to emergencies across Muskoka.
Gravenhurst Opera House: his opera house remains a bustling cultural centre in Gravenhurst’s historical downtown. In 1934, John Holden and his Good Companions presented the first summer theatre in Canada here. A variety of concerts and theatre events take place all summer long, contributing to the visitor experience in Muskoka. The Gravenhurst Opera House continues to be “A Tradition Worth Coming Back For!”
Heritage Boatworks: Observe traditional Muskoka boat building of the early 1900s as a group of dedicated volunteers works to restore a variety of wooden boats and canoes. Admire the restoration work that these talented people have already completed. They demonstrate the craftsmanship that was a hallmark of the famous boat-building workshops and traditions throughout Muskoka.
Muskoka Airport: This airport was constructed in 1933. During the Second World War, the Royal Canadian Air Force conducted flight training here. The field was made available to the Royal Norwegian Air Force in 1942 and hundreds of Norwegians trained here. In 2001, Norwegian Training in Canada during the Second World War was designated as an event of national historical significance.
Sawdust City Brewing Company: The Sawdust City Brewing Company is dedicated to the art and science of creating exceptional craft beers. While they produce traditional ales in different styles, there is nothing traditional about the flavour. Join brewmaster Sam Corbeil and his talented team and learn how these award-winning beers are produced. Since they opened, Sawdust City has become a cornerstone of this community.
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