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Arts, culture & heritage

Arts, culture and heritage galore! Explore Huron County’s rich and colourful history, enjoy an afternoon at the theatre, a live concert or dive into the local arts scene.

Courtesy of Huron County Museum & Historic Gaol

Museums & Heritage Sites

Huron County’s communities welcome visitors to discover their unique character and heritage. Our museums and historic sites provide immersive experiences that bring the Huron County story to life.

 

Bayfield Historical Society and Heritage Centre

Heritage Resources

Whether you’re looking to add to the family tree with genealogical research or wanting to get more of a deep dive into the history of Huron County’s communities, these organizations and resources can assist.

Blyth Bike Tours

Walking & Bike Heritage Tours

Take a walk along broad streets and enjoy the collection of well-preserved Victorian-era buildings, home to bustling shops as well as residences. Look up and admire the decorative frames around the windows and bell towers characteristic of Ontario’s most charming small towns.

Courtesy of Huron County Museum & Historic Gaol

Heritage Audio Tours

Download one of the Huron County Historic Walking Tours audio tours from Apple Podcasts and Google Podcasts. Choose from 12 walking tours in Bayfield, Blyth and Goderich.  

Livery Cast Photo

Theatres

As the home of two professional theatre companies, Ontario’s West Coast offers visitor’s a wide range of extraordinary live theatrical experiences from new Canadian plays that focus on our rural way of life to blockbuster musicals, and modern-day comedies. 

Bayfield Town Hall

Performance Spaces

Enjoy a concert, variety show or special performance in one of these historic and charming performance spaces dotted across Ontario’s West Coast.

Blyth Festival Art Gallery

Art Galleries

The beauty of Huron County has inspired countless visual artists working in all media and styles. Check out some of their creations along with the work of talented artisans working in traditional and contemporary crafts at Ontario’s West Coast galleries.

Discover Ontario’s West Coast

hike
in huron

Explore over 30 hiking trails available for all ages and skill levels. Experience the scenic landscapes that Huron County has to offer, all year-round.