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Timmins Museum/Timmins Tourism is recognized as a Community Leader through its investment in expanding local news coverage. Thanks to this local businesses participation in the Community Leaders Program we are able to enhance areas of content that were underserved in the past. Timmins Museum/Timmins Tourism proudly supports Bold and the inspiring stories about the great outdoors, adventure sports and eco-tourism in Timmins.
The centre is located at 325 Second Avenue, in downtown Timmins. The museum includes a local history gallery featuring rotating exhibitions on the Porcupine Camp, one of Canada’s most important gold mining areas. Our national exhibition centre hosts travelling exhibitions from museum s and galleries from across Canada. Bilingual educational programmes are available for grades one to twelve. We also offer a variety of workshops for adults and children dealing with arts and heritage themes. The museum grounds include an example of a historic Hollinger House; the exhibits in the home depict what life could have been like in the 1930’s in Timmins. A prospectors’ cabin recreates a bit of the wild frontier and tells the story of early prospectors to our area.