Welcome to the Museum of Northern History at the Sir Harry Oakes Chateau. Step through the ornate doors of the Chateau and travel back in time to when gold was king. Witness the hardy life of the early pioneers and their struggles as they forged a community out of the unforgiving wilderness. Explore the inner workings of some of the richest mines in Canadian history. Marvel at the tenacity of Sir Harry Oakes, one of the poorest men to walk into, and one of the richest to walk out of the northern goldfields.
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Call to Artists The 8th Annual Juried Contemporary Art Exhibition will be on display in the Gallery in April 2015. If interested in submitting works for jurying, please complete the following form and submit a digital image to the Museum via email at firstname.lastname@example.org or by mail. Contact the Museum for more information. Click here for a copy of the Call to Artists - Entry Form.
Our newly formatted Newsletter will now be available every 3 to 4 months. We hope you enjoy what the new Newsletter and the Museum & Hockey Heritage North have to offer.
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