Looking for a fun day trip with the whole family that combines learning and physical activity? Then plan a trip to Peterborough!
Hear the stories about the struggles of the Voyageurs who had to portage the canoe and the heavy goods through rugged terrain as you paddle in comfort on the Trent Severn Waterway that began construction in 1833 and finished in 1920 at Port Severn.
Learn how the lift lock operates as you go up and down on the liftlock on 36′ Montreal Canoe!
What: 36′ Montreal Canoe Voyageur tours offered by Canadian Canoe Museum.
When: Summer & Early Fall
Where: base of the Peterborough Lift lock near National Historic Site Visitor Centre. You will see canoes near the banks. Parking available at the centre.
If you do not have a car, there are public transit options (Go Transit/Bus from Oshawa Go Station/Grey Hound + Peterborough Transit). So do not let car troubles or green living prevent you from having this amazing experience.
How much: Adult $25 – Member $23
Youth (Under 16) $19 – Member $17
Infants under 30lbs are not permitted in the canoe due to safety limitations.
Book online or Call 705.748.9153 x210.
Have you heard the Trent Severn Symphonic Canoe?
AND Come back after a few years, when the new Canoe Museum on the banks of the waterway is completed:
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DESIGN ANNOUNCED for the New Canadian Canoe Museum! Members of the Architect Selection Committee and the Board of Directors of the Canadian Canoe Museum are proud, honoured and excited to announce that visionary architects heneghan peng architects (Dublin, Ireland) and Kearns Mancini Architects (Toronto, Ontario) have won the international competition for the new $45-million Canadian Canoe Museum to be located at the majestic site of the 1904 Peterborough Lift Lock National Historic Site. For official press release, and to learn more visithttp://www.canoemuseum.ca/
More ways to enjoy history at the Kawarthas:
Visit Canadian Canoe Museum
Visit Lang Pioneer Village