Grey Roots Museum & Archives / Moreston Heritage Village


Family friendly fun! Grey Roots has hands-on children's programming, special events, original and traveling exhibitions, a ten acre heritage village, theatre, archival resources, museum store, and more! Open year round.

Experience the dramatic history of firefighting with this Grey Roots original exhibit! Discover stories of local fire and rescue from the first brave bucket brigades to our current highly-trained professionals. Step into the fire hall and see if you can handle the heat in our timed firefighting activity. Explore historic and modern equipment, including the fully restored 1923 LaFrance pumper fire truck – Owen Sound Fire Engine No. 1.

Visit the adjacent Moreston Heritage Village and see how people lived long ago. Restored blacksmith shop, 1920s schoolhouse, 1853 Pioneer Log Cabin & more! Public & educational programming. Events such as Maple Sugar Moon, Pratie Oaten, and Moreston by Candlelight.

  • Hours of Operation : Check season hours at museum. Moreston Heritage Village closed during winter; reopens July 1.
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  • Wheelchair Accessible : Yes

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