Downtown Waterfront

Side Route 0.5 km – 1.0 km

The Museum

Museum · Musée · Museum

Photo: Tourism Sault Ste. Marie

Come and discover this old post office building made of sandstone from the canal. Here you will learn about local historical people and important events from early times to today. You will be guided through our area’s history from early Indigenous life, to early settlers and streetcars running along Queen Street. In the Discovery Gallery you can touch artefacts including old-fashioned toys and tools and play make-believe at the dress-up chest.

Heritage Sites & Points of Interest – Carmen’s Way & Downtown Waterfront

Did you know that the Museum building has been designated as a heritage property by the City’s Municipal Heritage Committee? This map showcases heritage sites and points of interest in relation to the John Rowswell Hub Trail along Carmen’s Way and the Downtown Waterfront. Use this map in conjunction with the Municipal Heritage Committee’s booklet to learn more about historic properties in the Sault. You can also use this map to find monuments and commemorative plaques. This information is a layer on the interactive map.View PDF

Challenge Yourself!

Can You Draw?

Winnie Whitefish wants you to draw the clock tower!

  • Test your knowledge

  • Question 1

    The Museum in on the corner of which two streets?

  • Question 2

    What type of metal is the roof made of?

  • You did great!