Bonnechere Museum | Eganville Ontario

Museum Hours 2022

Reopen May 23rd 2022

We ask that visitors to the Museum follow proper COVID guidelines, which include wearing a face mask when entering the facility and maintaining a physical distance of at least 6ft between visitors. 

Summer Season: Open Victoria Day weekend to Labour Day: Tues, Wed, Thurs, Fri, Sat  (10:00 am to 4:00 pm); Sunday (1:00 pm to 4:00 pm)

Off Season: Closed Labour Day to Victoria Day:
Open only for special events and group tours of 10 or more by appointment.

Call 613 628 1000.

There is an access ramp and a washroom.

Admissions 2022:

A tour of the museum:
Admission per person: adults $5.00; children 4 to 11 $2:50; 3 and under free.

Discount for families or groups of 10 or more touring the museum:
adults $4.00;  children 4 to 11, $2.00;  3 and under free.

A guided tour of the geotrail at 128 John Street:
Admission per person: adults $5.00; children 4 to 11$2.50; 3 and under free.. Explore the trail on your own: no charge. A map is available from the museum in open hours or here:

Discount for scheduled fossil hunts and groups of 10 or more touring the geotrail:
adults $4.00; children 4 to 11 $2.00; 3 and under free.

For Special Weekend Program Events such as Talks, Presentations/Performances:
Admission is by donation. CANCELLED this summer

Guided Fossil Hunts 2022
Two guided fossil hunts
starting at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, August 20; and Sunday, August 21.

Admission: adults $5.00; children 4 to 11 $3.00; 3 and under free.

Caution when walking the geoheritage trail: Wear closed walking shoes and leg protection; consider protection from rain showers or intense sun, and wild plants to which you might be allergic.

Contact the Bonnechere Museum

Museum Location:

85 Bonnechere Street West, Eganville, Ontario, Canada, K0J 1T0


Heritage stone building at the traffic light in Eganville, Junction of Highways 41 and 60.


Museum: 1 613 628 1000 |Municipal Office:1 613 628 3101



The Bonnechere Arts and Historical Society is a community-based, volunteer organization. It is an incorporated, non-profit, registered charity, which has three functions:

  • to operate Bonnechere Museum,
  • to search for, collect, and encourage the writing of historical materials; and
  • to showcase artistic and cultural events.
Museum Mandate

Bonnechere Museum presents life as it developed along the Bonnechere River: its environs, its landscape, exploration, settlement and development.

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