Museum and Heritage

Discover the Town of New Tecumseth's deep history by visiting our historical and cultural centres.

The Museum on the Boyne

Museum Hours, Admission and Gift Shop

Now open Wednesday to Saturday 10:00am-3:30pm 

Admission is free but you may make a donation if you wish.
The museum has a small gift shop that carries local honey, books, gifts, candy and more! 
"Alliston on the Boyne: The Legacy of a Mill Town" is now available at the Museum on the Boyne!

 Book a Tour

We offer guided and self-guided tours for you and your family. For groups of 10 or more people, we recommend you schedule your tour in advance. Book your tour today to learn about our rich heritage and see our history up close.

Take a glimpse into the Museum on the Boyne.

Contact Us

Contact the Museum on the Boyne by email or by phone: 705-435-3900.


Check out our Online Exhibits: 

Welcome to the Museum on the Boyne


Stories of South Simcoe

For Those Who Served

For more information on the featured artists on display at the museum please visit:

Recipes from the Museum's Kate Aitken Collection

McDonald Log Cabin

Take a glimpse into the Museum on the Boyne newly renovated log cabin. 

Sneak Peek!

Wall of Honour

We celebrate Museum month in Ontario by honouring a citizen or organization from South Simcoe for their contribution to the preservation and promotion of history. Nominate a person or organization today!

Photo Gallery: Wall of Honour Recipients will appear here on the public site.

Heritage New Tecumseth


Learn about cemeteries in the Town of New Tecumseth. 

Create a Family Tree

 Create a Family Tree! 

Heritage Designation

Learn about heritage designation.

 Local History

Learn more about the local history of how Tecumseth Township, the Town of Alliston, Village of Beeton and Village of Tottenham became the Town of New Tecumseth.

Indigenous History

Discover Indigenous history within the community of New Tecumseth.

Learn how to be an ally to Indigenous peoples

Research Fees 

The Museum on the Boyne is please to offer research services to its patrons. View fees related to research requests here. 

 Self-Guided Tours 

Enjoy a walking tour of the communities within New Tecumseth.

  The Banting Homestead & Heritage Park
The Banting Homestead & Heritage Park celebrates Sir Frederick Banting's work as a medical scientist. Visit the Homestead & Park to find out about his legacy.
 The Beeton Heritage Conservation District 

Learn about our heritage plan for Downtown Beeton.

Thank you for taking part in the Heritage District survey.