|Listed under Wingham
Barn Dance Historical Society & Entertainment Museum
Telephone: (519) 530-8000
Alternate Telephone: (519) 357-3189
273 Josephine St
Wingham, Ontario, Canada
Museums & Attractions
is a tribute to Canada's Largest Travelling Barn Dance -the longest live radio show of its kind in the history of music and Canadian broadcasting.
Visitors will enjoy a collection of portraits, artifacts and show cases, preserving the memory of the stars who pioneered the Barn Dance and our country's rich musical heritage. Exhibits also include early scenes of performers who first sang and played on CKNX Radio in the early 1920's when the station was founded by W.T. "Doc" Cruickshank. The Museum features a collection of vintage musical instruments, videos and recordings of early performances, as well as many awards won by the great Canadian performers of Country Music. Souvenirs and CD's available.
Located at 273 Josephine Street in Wingham (lower level of North Huron Museum, across from the Town Hall). Box 68, Wingham, Ontario, N0G 2W0. Admission - $2.
Open seasonally from May to August. Open Monday - Friday: 9 am - 5 pm, Saturday: 10 am - 3 pm. Open September - April by chance or appointment. Further information is available at [www.thebarndance.ca] [firstname.lastname@example.org] or 519-530-8000.
Driving Directions: GPS Coordinates courtesy of Huron County Geographic Information Services (GIS)