Bonnechere Museum | Eganville Ontario

Museum Hours

Summer Season: usually - Open Victoria Day weekend to Labour Day, but because of COVID-19 only on

Tues, Wed, Thurs, Fri
(10:00am to 2:00pm)

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 3240.

There is an access ramp and a washroom.

Admissions 2020:

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:
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

CANCELLED  this summer: Guided Fossil Hunts 2020
Three guided fossil hunts
starting  at 10:00 a.m. on Sunday, July 1 - Canada Day;  Saturday, July 20; and Saturday, August 17.

Admission: adults $4.00; children 4 to 11 $2.00; 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.

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193 Sand Road,
Box 275,
Eganville, Ontario, Canada,
K0J 1T0

Annetta Schroeder, nee Zadow March 27, 2003
Carding. Pride in self-reliance.

In the 1950’s, my husband Rudolph Schroeder and I lived on a farm on RR 4, Killaloe. Since we raised sheep, I made use of the wool to make needed bed comforters. After the spring shearing, I selected some wool, washed it, spread it on the grass to dry, then used the drum carder to clean it. That was faster and easier than using carding paddles.

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