The Thunder Bay Museum is Your Place in History

What’s Happening

Classic Car Raffle
Learn about the 1969 Pontiac Firebird and BUY TICKETS

Summer Camp Registrations
Full day, week long recreational programming for children ages 6-12

Historical Walking Tours
Take a walk through history and learn about the storied past hidden beneath the surface.

Journeys: Stories of Sheila Burnford and Susan Ross
On display until 12 January 2025

Ukrainian Matrix
On display until 8 September 2024

Indian Day Schools in Canada: An Introduction
On display until October 2024

Buy Archival Photos
Browse and purchase photos from the comfort of your own home!


Children holding up paper dragons made during Summer Camp.

Kid’s Programs

The Thunder Bay Museum offers programs for children during March Break and summer holidays.

Educational Kit with a gas mask, resource guide, pins and other items associated with the kit.

Educational Programs

Our programs introduce students to the fascinating heritage of Thunder Bay and Northwestern Ontario

Pagoda Building Covered in Polka Dots

In The Community

As a vital member of our local community, we offer a number of programs to help spread our history to a wider audience.

Join & Give

Share Your Covid Stories

We’re collecting photos, objects, media…

Your Place in History

Located in a historic building, which once served as a Police Station and Court House, the Thunder Bay Museum offers visitors six galleries of local, regional and national heritage.

Court House, Fort WIlliam, Ont