CAMP X EXHIBIT
The Lynn Philip Hodgson Camp-X Collection memorializes the contributions of the air force during World War II. In addition, the exhibit details the once highly secret exploits of Camp X, a nearby spy school that operated during the war, sprawling over the town lines of Oshawa and Whitby. This permanent collection is located at the Region of Durham Headquarters.
OPEN: Exhibit open year round on all week days and only closed on
Free walking tour of Camp X, Saturday, September 26 (as part of “Doors Open Oshawa”). Visit website for details.
605 Rossland Road East, Whitby • www.camp-x.com
CANADIAN AUTOMOTIVE MUSEUM
In 1961, a group of Oshawa businessman created the Canadian Automotive Museum to preserve the automotive history of Canada. Located in downtown Oshawa, over 75 vehicles dating from 1898 to 1981 are on display including Canadian automobiles and European racing and luxury cars.
OPEN: Year round except Christmas Day. Special rates and hours can be arranged for group tours – call for details!
99 Simcoe Street South, Oshawa • 905-576-1222 www.canadianautomotivemuseum.com
DOWNTOWN OSHAWA MURALS
Downtown Oshawa displays various murals, painted by top Canadian artists, which help celebrate Oshawa’s history, culture, and people – from the early days of the automotive industry and its influence on the City of Oshawa, to the famous Oshawa Generals to Northern Dancer. The mural beside the Cenotaph depicts the military history of the area including the famous spy school – Camp X. This is a self-guided walking tour.
905-436-3311 • 1-800-6-OSHAWA • www.oshawa.ca
ONTARIO REGIMENT (RCAC) MUSEUM
The museum houses the largest collection of operational tanks and military equipment in Canada. On display is the Ontario Regiment’s (RCAC) long history of service and gallantry. Also on display is the Ontario Regiment’s Ferret Club’s extensive collection of restored military vehicles, which includes a number of tanks, wheeled and tracked vehicles. Check the website for “TANK DAYS” where history comes to life.
OPEN: Friday, Saturday, Sunday and holiday Mondays (noon to 4 p.m.)
from May until 11 November. Off season: by appointment. ADMISSION: Adults $5.00, Veterans/Seniors/Students $3.00, children
under 12 free. Group Tours available by appointment. $5.00 per person on Tank Days
1000 Stevenson Road North, Oshawa
South Field, Oshawa Municipal Airport
905-728-6199 • www.ontrmuseum.ca
OSHAWA COMMUNITY MUSEUM & ARCHIVES
Located in Oshawa’s beautiful Lakeview Park, the museum depicts local history through the interpretation of three restored 19th century homes, providing a greater understanding of the lifestyles of Oshawa’s early inhabitants. Henry House portrays the lifestyle of the minister’s family from 1850 through 1890s and gives insight into Thomas Henry, an activist in the development of early Port Oshawa. Gift Shop, archives, group tours, changing displays and children’s programs are offered year round.
OPEN: Year round, hours vary.
ADMISSION: Adults $3, Children $1, Seniors $2, Family $7
1450 Simcoe Street South, Lakeview Park, Oshawa
905-436-7624 • www.oshawamuseum.org
OSHAWA SPORTS HALL OF FAME
Located inside the General Motors Centre, the Museum displays an impressive collection of artifacts, photographs and memorabilia depicting Oshawa’s sports scene and honours the achievements of Oshawa individuals and teams who have attained prominence and distinction in sports.
OPEN: Year round, hours vary.
General Motors Centre, 99 Athol Street East, Oshawa
905-245-0360 • www.oshawasportshalloffame.com
PARKWOOD NATIONAL HISTORIC SITE AND HERITAGE GARDEN
Historical home of R.S. McLaughlin, a pioneer in the automotive industry and founder of General Motors of Canada, it is now a national historic site. Features include the famous 55 room mansion filled with original furnishings and artwork, and a 12 acre landscaped garden with walking paths, greenhouse and gazebo. Enjoy guided tours, heritage gardens, special programs, Summer Garden Teahouse Restaurant, Greenhouse Tearoom and much more.
OPEN: Year Round, hours vary. October through May 31 open for public tours, Tuesday to Sunday from 1:30 to 4:00 p.m. . Guided Tours: Adults $
10; Seniors $ 9; Youth (14-17 yrs.) $ 8; Children (6-13 yrs.) $ 7; Family of
Four (2 adults + 2 children under 13) $ 25
270 Simcoe Street North, Oshawa
905-433-4311 • www.parkwoodestate.com
THE ROBERT McLAUGHLIN GALLERY
Durham Region’s largest public art gallery, the RGM holds a permanent collection of over 4000 works of art, four galleries of diverse & changing exhibitions, a significant collection of Modern and Contemporary Canadian art, including a collection of works by Painters Eleven, the Group of Seven and Douglas Coupland.
OPEN: Year Round, hours vary. Guided Tours: By reservation.
Open 7-10 p.m. on the first Friday of every month for RMG Fridays.
ADMISSION: By donation
72 Queen Street, Civic Centre, Oshawa
905-576-3000 • www.rmg.on.ca