Welcome to the Museum of Northern History at the Sir Harry Oakes Chateau. Step through the ornate doors of the Chateau and travel back in time to when gold was king. Witness the hardy life of the early pioneers and their struggles as they forged a community out of the unforgiving wilderness. Explore the inner workings of some of the richest mines in Canadian history. Marvel at the tenacity of Sir Harry Oakes, one of the poorest men to walk into, and one of the richest to walk out of the northern goldfields.
FREE Kids Bowling
Here is a fun new event for the kids during Winter Carnival. Register here at the museum to take part in this great new event brought to you by the Kirkland Lake 100th Anniversary Committee.
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Museum unveils online searchable database for its Collection
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Spring Newsletter 2015
Our newly formatted Newsletter will now be available every 3 to 4 months. We hope you enjoy what the new Newsletter and the Museum & Hockey Heritage North have to offer.