Plan Your Visit

The Orillia Museum of Art & History is open Mondays to Saturdays 10am-4pm, Sundays 1-4pm. Admission is a suggested $5 or by museum membership. Donations are appreciated to help us continue our mandate of inspiring creativity and celebrating history.


Building Tours

Not only does the Orillia Museum of Art & History house fascinating historical artifacts, our building itself is one! We are proud to offer guided tours of the Sir Samuel Steele Memorial building for groups of all sizes. Learn about the building’s origins from post office to police station, get an inside look of our magnificent clock tower, and experience current exhibitions with our knowledgeable staff and volunteers.
To book a tour for your group, contact our Community and Visitor Engagement Co-ordinator, Brianne Gascho, at 705-326-2159 ext. 103 or at