LOCATION

The Thunder Bay Museum is located in downtown Thunder Bay South, kitty-corner to City Hall near the intersection of Donald and May Streets.

Our street address is 425 Donald St. East.

HOURS OF OPERATION

GALLERY HOURS

Summer Hours (June 15 to Labour Day) Open daily from 11am to 5pm.

Winter Hours (Labour Day to June 14th) Open Tuesday through Sunday 1pm to 5pm (Closed on Mondays)

RESEARCH LIBRARY & ARCHIVES

The Thunder Bay Museum Research Library and Archives are open during regular business hours Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm. Appointments are preferred. Please contact the curators to arrange your appointment.

ADMISSION RATES

  • Adults – $3.00
  • Children (6-17) – $1.50
  • Children under 6 are admitted for free

PARKING

Free off-street parking is available for patrons visiting the Museum. Both a paved and graveled lot are available on the east side of the building.

COMPLIMENTARY ADMISSION DAY – POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

As part of our efforts to make history and heritage accessible to all members of our community, the Museum offers complimentary admission every Tuesday. We offer this service courtesy of a number of businesses and donors who pay for the privilege. If you or your business would like to sponsor a month of “free days” feel free to contact the Museum’s director, Scott Bradley.

Pandemic Precautions

Please make note of the follow precautions:

  • Visitors to our exhibits do not need an appointment starting on 18 July 2020
  • Researchers by appointment
  • Volunteers should visit our new volunteer opportunities page
  • Pre-screening of all visitors
  • Mandatory masks
  • Hand sanitizing station
  • Social Distancing Requirements
  • Constant cleaning of commonly touched surfaces
  • Interactives removed or covered
  • Benches removed or blocked
  • Free Tuesdays postponed until Stage 4
  • Visitor use of public washrooms may be limited
  • Public water fountains will not be available
  • Access to the 2nd and 3rd floors will only be available by elevator, the stairwell will be for staff only
  • Gift shop transactions only by Debit or Credit Card