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The Last Stop
Steam to Diesel, The Decline of Railroads in Owen Sound. This new exhibition focuses on the end of rail in Owen Sound and the surrounding area. This exhibition looks at the later years of local rail history including the last passenger train in 1971
The Kennedy Story
The story of Scottish immigrant William Kennedy, who came to Canada in the early 1800s. By the end of the century, he had created a local industrial icon, William Kennedy & Sons Ltd.
A Blast From the Past [Permanent Exhibit ]
The Kennedy whistle at Wm. Kennedy and Sons Ltd. was once the unofficial timekeeper for much of the City of Owen Sound. Located prominently on the waterfront and with a workforce of close to 800 at one time, Kennedy's was...
The Caboose [Permanent Exhibit ]
The caboose proves to be a favourite attraction for "kids" of all ages.
Ferry Tales [Permanent Exhibit ]
In 1885, Owen Sound's marine history began as a terminal for ferry services. With the innovation and work of people such as William Henry Smith and John Tackaberry, Owen Sound soon became...