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1450 Simcoe Street South, Oshawa, ON L1H 8S8
The Oshawa Museum is a history museum founded by the Oshawa Historical Society, located in Oshawa, Ontario. It has a dual role as a museum; exhibits for the general public, and archival storage of the city's historical documents. The museum preserves and celebrates the history of Oshawa, and the surrounding area from the 15th century to the present day.
The museum occupies three buildings (Guy House, Henry House, and Robinson House), all dating back to the early- to mid-19th century.
"A Carrying Place," the museum's newest permanent exhibit, focuses on Oshawa's Indigenous history. The Henry House exhibit This exhibit explores the life of the Henry family, while being reflective of the Victorian period during the 1870s. The Drive Shed displays period carriages, buggies and other large artifacts.
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