Sault Ste Marie Museum

Judi McWilliams aka "Scoop"
by Judi “Scoop” McWilliams

“A Moment in Time!”

The history of the Algoma Region can be found at the Sault Ste Marie Museum.

We were here in Sault Ste Marie and visiting as many attractions as possible, including the Sault Ste Marie Museum!

The Sault Ste. Marie Museum building

One of our stops was the Sault Ste Marie Museum.

Step up to the Sault Ste. Marie Museum

The Museum is located in the old downtown Canada Post building.

The old Post Office building, now the Sault Ste. Marie Museum

In 1904, the building welcomed its first occupant, Canada Post.

Sault Ste. Marie showcase

Original cost, $20,000!

Medicine exhibit at the Sault Ste. Marie Museum

The Museum started its occupancy in 1983.

an antique wheelchair on display

The museum preserves the history of Sault Ste Marie and the region.

Hockey on display

The Soo has a long rich history and the museum tells its story.

Model of the Edmund Fitzgerald

It’s a border city, located adjacent to the rapids of the St Marys River between lakes Superior and Huron.

Hats and a reflection of Scoop

The Sault Ste Marie Canal allows ships to travel between the two lakes.

Indigenous birch bark hut

The Museum is full of interesting artifacts from the area.

old birch bark canoe

As we walked through the Museum, we imagined the diverseness of the area and what it offered to both visitors and residents.

old model building at the Sault Ste. Marie Museum

The Museum collection is very eclectic…

olden country store display

from sport’s memorabilia (lots of hockey hall of fame inductees come from the “Soo“)…

storefront display

… to Canal history (the Sault Ste Marie Canal National Historic Site)…

Looking through the window

… to so much more! You need to visit the Museum to appreciate all it has to offer!

Museum plaque

You can discover Algoma Region’s captivating history showcased at the Sault Ste. Marie Museum. Immerse yourself in our cultural narrative through exhibits, artifacts, and engaging displays.

The video shown below is a sample of what we experienced during our visit to the Museum.

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