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    We are now offering live virtual tours and programs that complement the Ontario Curriculum for both Elementary and Secondary. Learn More!

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    Explore MOA collections on our new Google Arts and Culture page! Explore our Collections


Welcome to the Museum of Ontario Archaeology. We are dedicated to connecting people to the stories of the human experience through time and place. It is our mission to share, interpret, and care for the archaeological record to advance an understanding of Ontario’s Heritage.

We’re Already Daydreaming About Summer Day Camp!

Join us for six themed weeks full of edu-taining games and activities from July 10th – August 18th.

Our Summer Day Camp is open to campers age 6 to 12 and will run from 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM each day.

Cost: $200 for the week. $160 for the week of August 8th.*

*We are only offering a weekly rate for camp.

The Museum of Ontario Archaeology, in partnership with FUSION: The Ontario Clay and Glass Association and Clayworx: Ceramic Arts Learning Centre, is excited to offer our 2023 Natural Clay Pottery Course!
Our amazing instructors will guide you through an introduction to earthenware, the regional history of pottery making, and how to collect your own natural clay. Plus you get to experiment by creating your own pot!
We are once again offering this course with a hybrid model, so participants can join us in-person or virtually!

Cost is $90.00 plus HST per participant.
For ages 14 and up.

We are currently offering Pre-Booked Tours.
Tours run Tuesdays to Saturdays at 10 AM, 1 PM, and 3 PM respectively.

Visitors may pre-book guided tours at least 24 hours in advance. We have a few different tour options available for our pre-booked tours including a general guided tour and our popular tours and activities.

These tours are available Mondays to Fridays at 10 AM, 1 PM, and 3 PM*. Pre-booking is required and can be done through the inquiry form below or by contacting

*Our 3 PM time slot is not available for the tours and activities option.

We look forward to your visit!

If you are a teacher/administrator looking to book a field trip,
please follow the instructions on our Educational Programming page.

The MOA Gift Shop is a complement to the unique experience of our museum. Browse the Gift Shop online, with more items continually added during the closure.

Explore Ontario’s archaeological heritage with our virtual exhibits online!

Enjoy access to our online collections through the collaboration between the Museum and Google Arts and Culture.

Explore our collections up close in detail through our Sketchfab!