"Step back in time and discover
hidden treasures of Bobcaygeon at the
Boyd Heritage Museum."

The Boyd Heritage Museum in Bobcaygeon Originally what was the Boyd Lumber office,
The A. Sheila Boyd Foundation,
established in 1984, now owns and maintains
the historic Boyd Building.

2014 Special Events

Escape into the history of Bobcaygeon and discover through our artifacts and archive records how The Boyd family influenced the economic and social development of Bobcaygeon and the Kawartha Lakes area.

Gander at our displays of antiques, vintage dresses and housewares from the Boyd Estate. Observe how The Boyd women kept a fashionable home with fine art, exquisite jewelry and vintage clothing.


Join in our guided tours

Bring your children, grandchildren or students on a guided tour at our heritage museum. Our staff will take them on a journey through time presenting our Canadian heritage. Our displays demonstrate how our ancestors lived, worked and survived in this region and by chance, the children may meet the majestic buffalo, Napoleon.

The Boyd Heritage Museum in Bobcaygeon tours
Group tours are available upon
request both in season and off season.



Whatever your interests are, whether it be history, vintage clothing, hand work, textiles, 19th century artifacts, lumbering , agriculture, the Trent Canal Waterway, the history of the Bobcaygeon Railway, or just to escape to another dimension, we have it all at the Boyd Heritage Museum.

Our Location

21 Canal Street East
PO Box 1221
Bobcaygeon, Ontario
K0M 1A0
T: 705-738-9482
F: 705-738-0918

Hours of Operation

July & August
Wednesday to Sunday
10:00am to 4:00pm

May & June & September
Saturday 11:00am to 3:00pm
Sunday 1:00pm to 3:00pm

Closed for the Season
October to April

Entrance Fee

Our heritage museum and foundation is supported by donations.

2014 Boyd Gallery Schedule

January 2014

Peggy Colman

February 2014

Juried Photography Show

March 2014

Elaine Fritz
Mixed Media
Elvis Memorabilia

April 2014

Sandy Lakatos
Photographer of Flowers, Landscapes and Wildlife

Anne Irwin
Photographer Wildlife and Nature Images

Sandy Cogar
Photographer Garden Art, Metal & Rock Garden Sculptures

May 2014

Margaret Franklin
Carousel Presentation

June 2014

Margaret Franklin
Carousel Presentation

July 2014

Ruth Belbeck

August 2014

Lea Shevakh

September 2014

Carol Hutchison

October 2014

Jane Rolfe
Textiles and Jewelry

November 2014

Jane Rolfe
Textiles and Jewelry

December 2014

Peggy Coleman