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Arts & Museums
Everyone knows Alexander Graham Bell; the inventor of the famous and one of the most widely used discovery till the present time, the telephone. But if you want to probe deeper into the life of the genius and the process of his invention, then a peek into his house at Brantford would be of your interest. This historic site and museum has various well-preserved exhibits related to the scientist's life. While here, you could engage in a group tour of the place and also take part in various cultural activities, concerts and educational programs. For more details on this place, check their website.
A brainchild of Syd Bolton, this museum takes guests through the history of personal computers. Personal Computer Museum displays computers from the 1950s onwards, when it was not a simple 4-unit system and before the internet became wide spread. The collection of personal computers spans over 1,000 of which 45 are interactive and can be accessed by visitors. Models launched by various brands like Apple, Mattel, Atari, Macintosh, IBM, Xerox and others can be perused here.
The Annandale House in Tillsonburg, Ontario, is also known as the Tillsonburg Museum and the Annandale National Historic Site. Built in 1883 by the first mayor of Tillsonburg, Edwin Delevan Tillson, the Annadale House is one of the few remaining examples of Aesthetic Art movement style decoration, that had swept through Canada in the 1880s. The house is now run as a museum where visitors view the ornately decorated interiors of rooms and visit all three floors of the house, along with an exhibit area and gallery.
Highlighting the glorious history of Haldimand County, this museum is located to the north of Cayuga. Haldimand County Museum and Archives is located on a historical site with the gently flowing Grand River in the backdrop. An 1835-log cabin, that once belonged to the Nicholas family, is also located on the grounds. The museum features a huge collection of artifacts and memorabilia, that were owned by the natives, as well as various traveling exhibits. The archive features an extensive collection of records which is sure to satisfy every researcher.