The County of Huron was established in 1835 on a portion of the one million acres of the Huron Tract. The development and settlement of the Huron Tract by the Canada Company has been called “the most important single attempt at settlement in Canadian history”. Our museums and historic sites provide immersive experiences that bring the pioneering spirit and settler story of grit and determination to life.
Museums & Historic 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.
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.
Heritage Walking 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.
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.