Muskoka Heritage Place is home of Muskoka Museum, Muskoka Pioneer Village, Rotary Village Station and Portage Flyer Train.
Who settled here
Most early settlers arrived to this area because of the Free Land Grant Act of 1868 in where the head of a family could receive, on conditions, a free grant of land.
The types of activities and demonstrations that happen at the Pioneer Village are (most have Indigenous and Pioneer information available):
Activity schedules are available at admissions desk and are posted on site.
It takes a great deal of skilled manpower and resourcefulness to keep a historic antiquated railway in operation but it’s all worth it. Just imagine yourself back in 1904, heading toward South Portage and Lake of Bays.
Aboard the train
Train leaves the Rotary Village Station at 100 Forbes Hill Drive, Huntsville, Ontario on select days and times.