Coldwater Museum

Record #: ORI0372
Last Modified: 27 Nov 2023
Last Full Update: 14 Apr 2022


Description (Service) Displays historical artifacts. The back room was the original house built in the 1840's by Archibald Woodrow, an early Scottish settler.

Various special events offered throughout the year.

The museum site welcomes day visitors.

Picnic tables are located on the museum grounds and there are handicapped-accessible washrooms. Open fires, alcohol and camping are not permitted without authorization from the Board of Directors.

Service Details

Public Comments Closes for the winter; reopens in May each year.
Hours Tue, after Victoria Day Weekend until Thanksgiving weekend.
Areas Served Oro-Medonte ; Severn ; Tay
Eligibility No restrictions
Application Drop by or call for more information, Sep-Thanksgiving weekend.
Languages English; French
Fees Membership ; Admission - by donation

Address and Location

Site Location Left off Hwy 12 at traffic light at Woodrow Rd
Located In Community Severn
Address & Map
1474 Woodrow Rd
Severn, ON
Canada L0K 1E0
Intersection Woodrow Road and Coldwater Road
Physical Access Partially Accessible ; Homestead is partially accessible; Outbuildings are accessible, Washrooms are Handicapped Accessible

Contact Information

Office Phone 705-955-1930
Social Media Facebook:
Primary Contact Patti Turnour; Phone: 705-534-4717; Email:
Mailing Address c/o Coldwater Canadiana Heritage Museum; PO Box 125 
Coldwater, ON 
Canada L0K 1E0

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