The Marathon District Museum is located in Marathon in Ontario’s Superior Country. The museum has a collection of materials that illustrate the history, the people and the development of the town. The exhibits focus on the pulp mill, Hemlo Gold mines, logging, ghost towns and local interests. It also showcases local stories and photographs related to the Group of Seven whose paintings have been inspired by the rugged coastline. The Group of Seven was a group of Canadian Landscape painters from 1920 to 1933. They believed that distinct art could be developed through direct contact with the incredible nature of the Canadian landscape and initiated the first major Canadian national art movement.
Hours of Operation: Tues – Sat 9:00am – 5:00pm