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Museum

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historic sign for Tillson's pan dried oats

Exhibit Schedule

The Pratt Gallery regularly showcases the work of local artists and items from the museum's collection.

January 31 - March 25
"From Soldier to Civilian: Oxford's Own Goes to War" Exhibit 
- An exhibition that looks at what happened when the men and women who served came home; the challenges and the changes they faced integrating back into the county.  A travelling exhibit from the Woodstock Museum NHS - part of the Oxford Remembers: Oxford's Own Project.
April 15 - June 10
"Wonderful World of Wool" 
- Featuring the works of the "Oxwood Hooking Artisans" along with woolen items from the museum's collection and the tools used in their creation.
June 29 - September 30
"A Few of Our Favourite Things" 
- Forty-five items from the museum's permanent collection selected by staff and volunteers in honour of the Museum's 45th Anniversary.

 

Museum history

Black and white photo of the Evergreens Dance Hall in the 1930sTillsonburg's first community museum was created under a by-law in 1973. It was originally housed in the Evergreens Dance Hall on the banks of Lake Lisgar (pictured at right). 

During the 1980s, the museum was relocated from the dance hall to Annandale House

Amenities & Features

The museum wing of Annandale National Historic Site includes:

  • The Pratt Gallery (changing exhibits)
  • program room
  • elevator
  • accessible washrooms
  • storage rooms for the museum's 18,000+ artifacts

Annandale House is the largest artifact in the museum's collection and welcomes thousands of visitors each year.

 

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