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Further Research

Below is a short list of schoolhouse museums in Canada. Some are part of a complete heritage village with on-site animators acting as typical residents of the time. Others are much smaller, but often hold rich collections of local historical interest.

We encourage visitors to use the "Museum in Canada" search tool on the Virtual Museum of Canada website [www.museevirtuel-virtualmuseum.ca/Search.do?mu=on] and to consult provincial and regional museum associations to locate some of the smaller establishments that keep alive the history and cultural heritage of communities across Canada.

Barkerville Historic Town, Barkerville, British Columbia
www.barkerville.ca/

Buxton National Historic Site and Museum, North Buxton, Ontario
www.buxtonmuseum.com/

Cumberland Heritage Village Museum, Cumberland, Ontario
ottawa.ca/residents/heritage/museums/cumberland
/index_en.html

École Soulanges School, Saint-Télesphore, Quebec
www.rocler.qc.ca/soulange/index.htm

Enoch Turner Schoolhouse, Toronto, Ontario
www.enochturnerschoolhouse.ca/

Hanna Museum and Pioneer Village, Hanna, Alberta www.hanna.ca/Visitors/WhattoDo/PioneerVillage
Museum/tabid/148/Default.aspx

Kings Landing Historical Settlement, Kings Landing, New Brunswick www.kingslanding.nb.ca/english/index.htm

Little White Schoolhouse Museum, Truro, Nova Scotia http://lwsm.ednet.ns.ca/

Maison d'école du rang Cinq-Chicots, Saint-Christophe-d'Arthabaska, Quebec (available in French only) www.ecolecinqchicots.qc.ca/

Maison Saint-Gabriel, Montréal, Quebec www.maisonsaint-gabriel.qc.ca/en/index.html

Mennonite Heritage Village, Steinbach, Manitoba www.mennoniteheritagevillage.com/

Prince Edward Island Potato Museum, O'Leary, Prince Edward Island www.peipotatomuseum.com/site/index.htm

Upper Canada Village, Morrisburg, Ontario www.uppercanadavillage.com

Victoria School House (Little Stone School House), Saskatoon http://scaa.usask.ca/gallery/uofs_buildings/
text_victoria.htm

Village Historique Acadien, Caraquet, New Brunswick www.villagehistoriqueacadien.com/