Imagine a museum without objects or glass cases. A museum without boundaries.

The Oral History Museum is that museum.

Opened in 2004, the award-winning heritage gallery combines oral testimony with photographs and multimedia technology to bring to life the cultural memories, living traditions and personal reminiscences of generations of Canadians. Learn more...

Come get comfortable at an Imagination Station and move beyond the boundaries of traditional history!

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We are proud to announce that in 2004 the internationally-recognized Rolex Award for Enterprise named the Museum an Associate Laureate in the Cultural Heritage category, making it the only Canadian institution to receive the award in this category! Learn more...

The Oral History Museum was made possible through the generous support of the Ontario Trillium Foundation.


Please contact the MHSO at for information about visiting the Oral History Museum.