Uxbridge Historical Centre (Uxbridge-Scott Museum & Archives)

Want to learn more about the Quaker Heritage and the history behind the Township of Uxbridge? Come and visit the museum on Quaker Hill. The museum has been in operation since 1972.

The museum collection contains many artifacts relating to the Uxbridge-Scott area, and facilities are available for local history research. Guided tours for schools and other groups are available from Victoria Day weekend until Thanksgiving. For group tours, please call ahead to arrange. Members of the public are welcome.

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Museum Highlights


Lucy Maud Montgomery

Author of the famous Canadian novel "Anne of Green Gables", she lived in Leaskdale (north of Uxbridge) from 1911 to 1926.

Road to Avonlea
Most of the outdoor sets for the 91 episodes of the famous Canadian TV series "Road to Avonlea" were filmed in the Township of Uxbridge.

David Milne

Famous Canadian artist who owned a studio in Uxbridge in the 1940s. He is represented in the McMichael Collection at Kleinburg, Ontario.

Glenn Gould

Famous Canadian pianist whose parents and grandparents worked and lived in Uxbridge, Ontario.

The Thomas Foster Memorial Temple

Having seen the Taj Mahal at Agra in India, Thomas Foster (mayor of Toronto from 1925 to 1927) was inspired to build this magnificent memorial to his ancestors and other local pioneers at the cemetery in his boyhood community.

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