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.


2022  For an admission fee, Museum staff offer a guided tour of Museum Exhibits or a guided tour of the Geoheritage Trail. Individuals may take a self-directed tour of the trail any time - no charge .  A printed brochure with a map is available at the museum or walkers can download the brochure from here:


Only 100 tickets will be sold @ $100.00 each

Two Early Bird draws for $100.00 each: July 1 and July 15

Ten draws at the Museum for $500.00 each, aiming to start in June or as soon as 100 tickets are sold

Winning tickets are returned for future draws

Purchaser(s) must be 18 years of age or older

  Follow this link to see additional community events.

MUSEUM ACTIVITIES organized by 2022 calendar date, location, and time.

 DATES in 2022




 May 17, 2022

 Virtual Annual General Meeting

 By Email

 Contact  Information:


 Museum reopens May 23rd, 2022

Tues, Wed, Thurs, Fri, Sat 


Monday of long weekends


10:00 am to 4:00 pm

 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm

 10:00 am to 4:00 pm

 August 7th, 2022

Gillan Rutz Entertainment "Tellin Tales" Show

2:00pm at Eganville Centennial Park 

Rain Location: Grace Lutheran Church

Aug 20th and 21st, 2022

Fossil Hunt Weekend  Bonnechere Museum at 10:00am

 Monday, Sept 6th 

 Museum closes

 End of summer season

 4:00 pm