Museum & Heritage Village

The Minden Hills Museum & Heritage Village brings local history to life with displays and demos across six buildings, including an 1860’s log house and a one-room school house from 1898. Open seasonally, admission by donation.

Featured Content

#Stayconnected

Notecard tutorials inspired by the collection

History in Colour

Archival photos get a digital makeover!

Community Cookbook

Submit a family recipe and browse historic recipes

The Great Historic Bake Off

Online baking videos and historic recipes from the museum

Recent Posts

In The News: Great Historic Bake Off

“The Minden Hills Cultural Centre has been using an artificial intelligence program called DeOldify to restore old photographs with colour, then posting them to Facebook for the community to view from the comfort and safety of their own home.” – Zachary Roman

Cornbread from Ruth Johnson

Thank you to Ruth Johhson for contributing this family recipe. “Skillet cornbread has been made in my family for generations. Cornbread tastes best when made in an iron skillet, which […]

Calligraphy notecard tutorial

By guest contributor Mary Trepanier. Now that you have been inspired to make your own cards, why not take the idea up a notch by using Calligraphy for the inside message or indeed the front? With beginners in mind here are some easy steps…

In The News: History in Colour

“The Minden Hills Cultural Centre has been using an artificial intelligence program called DeOldify to restore old photographs with colour, then posting them to Facebook for the community to view from the comfort and safety of their own home.” – Zachary Roman

History in Colour

These photographs from the Minden Hills Museum & Heritage Village collection have been digitally altered using DeOldify, a computer program that transforms black and white photographs into vivid colour images.

UFO is going digital!

UFO textile group is going digital! Email museum@mindenhills.ca if you would like to be sent a link to join our digital craft and chat meeting this Friday April 17 at 1pm

Digital embroidery tutorials!

Our Victorian Motto Sampler workshop, originally scheduled for April 4, has been cancelled due to COVID. So we are going digital! Stay tuned for a week long series of craft tutorials showing you have to make a mini motto sampler inspired by the museum’s collection at home!