Grey County.

Site: Grey Roots Museum & Archives

Record #: CWD0710
Last Modified: 10 Jan 2022
Last Full Update: 10 Dec 2018


Description (Service) COVID-19 Response
Currently, the musuem is closed to the public.

Regular Service
Dedicated to the collection, preservation, documentation, historic interpretation and display of the material culture of Grey County and the City of Owen Sound. Offers a combination of special events and special exhibits bringing the past to life.

Also offers a variety of children's programs and family geared activities for PA days and holiday breaks including school programs, group tours and day camp groups. Requires one camp supervisor per six children. Supervisors admittance is free. See website for all rates and booking details.

Service Details

Public Comments Archives closed on Saturdays of long weekends: including the first weekend of July and on following statutory holidays: Good Friday, Easter Sunday, Easter Monday, Thanksgiving, Remembrance Day and Christmas Eve to New Year's Day
Hours COVID-19 Time slots need to be pre-booked 
Regular Hours:  
Fall: Thanksgiving to Dec 22, Mon-Sat 10 am-5 pm * Archives: Mon-Fri 10 am-5 pm, Sat by appointment 
Winter: Jan 2 to March Break, Tue-Sat 10 am-5 pm * Archives: Tue-Fri 10 am-5 pm, Sat by appointment 
Spring: Mar to Victoria Day, Mon-Sat 10 am-5 pm * Archives: Mon-Fri 10 am-5 pm, Sat by appointment 
Summer: after Victoria Day to Thanksgiving, Mon-Sun 10 am-5 pm * Archives: Mon-Fri 10 am-5 pm, Sat 1 pm-5 pm
Areas Served Grey County
Eligibility No restrictions
Application Walk-in
Languages English ; French
Fees Admission - $8 Adults * $4 Children 5-12 years * Seniors $6 * Families $20 ; Publications ; Archives only: Adult $6 * Senior $5 ; Grey Roots members are free

Address and Location

Site Location 2 km west of Highway 6/10, west of Rockford, south of Owen Sound
Located In Community Owen Sound
Address & Map
102599 Grey Rd 18, RR 4
Owen Sound, ON N4K 5N6
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Intersection Grey Rd 6/10 and Grey Rd 18
Physical Access Fully Accessible - Museum and Archives ; Partially Accessible - Village

Contact Information

Office Phone 519-376-3690
Toll Free Phone 1-877-473-9766
Fax 519-376-4654
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Primary Contact Petal Furness, Manager
Alternate Contact Katrina Peredun, Media and Communications Coordinator


Service Categories Museums & Historical Societies
Service Category Groups Arts / Culture

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