Where the Past Greets the Fututre
TOURISM


Museums and Heritage
Proctor House Museum
This 19th century mansion, that was once the home of a wealthy shipping magnate, has been fully and lovingly restored back to its time. Guided tours of this beautiful home are given daily during the summer or by appointment. The main floor of the house is wheelchair accessible.

Schools and small groups are welcome.

For more information, events and activities, and to book meetings or receptions please visit: www.proctorhousemuseum.ca
613-475-2144
info@proctorhousemuseum.ca
96 Young Street, Brighton, On, K0K 1H0


Proctor Simpson Barn Theatre
Brighton Barn Theatre is housed in the Proctor-Simpson Barn. Our 125-seat theatre is located "down the lane", behind the Proctor House Museum. Fully wheelchair accessible and air conditioned, this reconstructed barn has a 125 seat theatre. Live plays and shows are presented between March and December.

For more information, show time schedule please visit: www.brightonbarntheatre.ca
613-475-2144
info@brightonbarntheatre.ca
96 Young Street, Brighton, On, K0K 1H0

 



Memory Junction Railway Museum
Memory Junction Museum is situated on the Grand Trunk Railway property .The Station is one of nine left of thirty two built, that formed the first rail system from Toronto to Montreal in 1856, the Station built in 1857 has the agents room fully restored, the Waiting room and Express office display hundreds of pieces of Railway and Brighton and District Historical artifacts, as do the Baggage shed and Morrow freight buildings .

The women's waiting room is a gift shop. There are a dozen pieces of rolling stock; a 110 ton 1906 Grand Trunk steam Locomotive one of three left of the N4a class, a 1913 wooden Box Car housing a rare display of the Apple era, two C.P.R. steel Cabooses, a 1898 Velocipede, a 1929 restored wooded Caboose, a Flat Car, a 1930 Baggage car full of Brighton History and Archives, a 1880 Hops Barn that served this area in the early days of hops farming, now displaying farm Tools and Equipment and a collection of Northern Ont. Native Artifacts. All right on the main C.N.R., C.P.R. corridor, and the best place to watch the main line action, up to 75 trains daily.

OPEN from June 1st to September 30th
Monday, Wednesday & Saturday or by appointment
OPEN to School and Group tours by appointment.

www.memoryjunctionmuseum.ca
Ralph Bangay, Box 294,60 Maplewood Ave. Brighton ON KOK IHO
613 475 0379

 

 

re.bangay@sympatico.ca
 


Hilton Hall Heritage Center

50 Chatten Rd. Brighton On

Built in 1861 the building served as the Town Hall for the former Brighton Township until amalgamation in 2001. The outside of the building has had significant restoration . The Friends of Hilton Hall Heritage Center maintain and are improving the interior of the hall.

Programs include : Staging Exhibits and presentations  / researching Brighton’s History/ creating a digital archive.

June 2015 Events

For more information, please contact Pat Johnston at 613-475-1162.

Visit our Facebook Page - Friends of Hilton Hall Heritage Center