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Rideau District Museum

Alternate Name OCR
Location & Accessibility
Located In Community Westport
Address & Map
29 Bedford St
Westport, ON K0G 1X0
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Intersection Bedford St and George St
Mailing Address PO Box 305 
Westport, ON K0G 1X0
Physical Access Not Accessible
Parking Free occasional parking on the street
Description and Services
Description (Service) Located in a former blacksmith shop, coffin and furniture manufacturer, boat and carriage works and residence * artifacts from 1800-1950 with some exceptions and mostly representative of local area * Publications about the Village of Westport available for purchase * used books sale* Fund-Raising Publications of the History of Westport & The Diary of Nell McCann
Hours Thu-Sat 10 am-4:30 pm, Sun 1 pm-4:30 pm, Victoria Day long weekend through end of June 
Mon-Sat 10 am-4:30 pm, Sun 1 pm-4:30 pm, July through Labour Day 
Thu-Sat 10 am-4:30 pm, Sun 1 pm-4:30 pm, September through to first weekend of October
Areas Served Westport - and surrounding areas
Eligibility No restrictions * Well-Behaved dogs welcome
Application Visit website or call
Languages English
Fees Admission - by donation
Service Categories Museums
Contact Information
Office Phone Museum 613-273-2502
Social Media Facebook
Other Details
Established 1961
Elections The Board of Directors is elected.
Print Material Book of Westport $20 * The Diary of Nell McCann $10 (2018)
Resources Website
Accreditation No

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