The Orillia Museum of Art & History is home to thousands of artifacts from Orillia and its surrounding area. From scientific specimens and photographs, to archival material and oral histories, we offer a wide range of research archives. Our history gallery holds enthralling exhibits allowing visitors to learn more about our area’s rich background. Previous exhibits have included histories of Sir Sam Steele, Arthur Shilling, OTACO, and Group of Seven, to name a few. The museum’s Research Room is available by appointment for those wishing to access documents and photographs regarding genealogy, previous businesses, and general history of Orillia.