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March Break is approaching, have you made plans yet for your family? The Upper Ottawa Valley Heritage Centre is offering on-site activities for kids again this year!


On Monday March 13th, we are happy to announce that we have partnered with the Pembroke Public Library again to offer a “Poop Party” at the Upper Ottawa Valley Heritage Centre.  You must register for this program by calling Anusha at the Pembroke Public Library, 613-732-8844.  This program is for ages 7 - 12 and will run from 10:30am to 12:00pm.  Come learn about poop around the world and how archaeologists identify the contents!  

On Wednesday March 15th and Friday March 17th, we will be offering different crafts, activities, and games in our programs “Pioneer Toys & Games” and  “Pioneer Do-It-Yourself”.  These programs are both for ages 7 - 12, will run from 10:30am - 12:00pm, and can be paid for at the museum. 

Each program costs $10.00 per child ($8 if you have a museum membership).

On Tuesday March 14th and Thursday March 16th, the Museum will also be open for tours from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m (admission by donation). Contact the Museum by phone 613-735-0517 or email to register your child in ADVANCE for these programs. We now accept e-transfer, debit and credit cards for payment!  Please register your child by Friday March 10th. 

The Upper Ottawa Valley Heritage Centre is the largest Museum in Renfrew County with more than 10,000 artifacts among its collection.  Located in Pembroke, the museum is owned and operated by the Ottawa Valley Historical Society and is funded by the municipalities of Pembroke and Laurentian Valley.