“bringing our story back to life…”
Now Open for our 3rd Season
"OUR MILITARY STORY 1812-2014".
ORE CAR PROJECT UNDERWAY
Construction of a full-size replica of an 1860s iron ore railway car is underway. This type of car was made in Cobourg, the first order produced by the Ontario Foundry, soon to become the famous Crossen Car Company.
Made of wood and with a tipping design (more….)
Stock rolls over the Rice Lake Bridge between Cobourg and Peterborough every day we're open. There are new buildings and layout improvements as we bring "the story back to life". The Blairton Iron Ore Mine has a giant derrick transfering the ore to the cars and Cobourg Harbour has a new turntable and engine house. And there's more!
Exhibits from 2012 & 2013 can be viewed on this web site at: "Visit Us/Exhibit Archives"
The Cobourg Museum Foundation is a registered charitable organization that operates for the benefit of the public. It is supported first of all by its faithful volunteers and membership. Private donations, and the support of the Town of Cobourg and other agencies including our Provincial and Federal Governments are vital to its continued development.