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Bancroft Gem & Mineral Club Mineral Museum


 Over 400 mineral specimens from Bancroft & the surrounding region.

 Mineral Museum & Municipal Office


Map displays showing the geology and mineral collecting sites.

Showcase of rough and cut objects using local cutting materials. Mining diorama.

Fluorescent display to delight young and old!

Rotating guest exhibits of minerals and gemstones.


Bancroft Gem & Mineral Museum


Bancroft Gem & Mineral Museum

 Bancroft Gem & Mineral Museum Display


Sneak Peak


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Hours: TBD
Admission fee: Adult $5.00, Children (under 15 yrs) are free.


Telephone: 613-332-3711
8 Heritage Way
Box 790, Bancroft, ON K0L 1C0


*Information about the Gem & Mineral Show: July 30, 2017 click "Brochure" below

Gem & Mineral Show Brochure

Welcome to Bancroft


A visit to Bancroft means a taste of variety. From modern conveniences, quaint shops, live concerts and theatre and events that draw people from around the world, to the extensive list of outdoor experience opportunities one will find among the lakes and rugged forests that dominate the region. Come and give Bancroft a try. Many who have, are now making Bancroft a regular destination and some now call Bancroft 'home'.





Local Links


Art Gallery of Bancroft

Bancroft Golf Course

Bancroft Ridge Golf Club

Bancroft Mineral Museum

Heritage Trail

North Hastings Heritage Museum

Princess Sodalite Mine

The Village Playhouse

Bacnroft and District Chamber of Commerce - Events Calendar










Rock Hounding  

Bancroft & District - Mineral Capital of Canada

Rockhound Gemboree

Mineral Museum




Sites of Interest  

Bancroft District Chamber of Commerce

Bancroft Business Improvement Area

Boat Smart


Government Organizations

Emergency Management

Hastings County

Power Outages

Track my Plow


Not for Profits

North Hastings Economic Development 












Bancroft on the Map



Bancroft North Hastings Heritage Museum


north hastings heritage museumStep back in time with a visit to the North Hastings Heritage Museum, nestled in the Riverside Park beside the York River. The museum was once the headquarters of the Bronson-Weston Lumber Company before it was turned into a home and now a museum.


The museum itself contains ten galleries of the community’s history. Many artifacts displayed in the galleries have been donated over the years by people of the area, reflecting a rich local history. Artifacts range from Victorian costumes and mineral collections to agricultural tools and early doctors and dentistry equipment.


There is something for everyone at the North Hastings Heritage museum.
Wheelchair access is available to main galleries.


Hours: Open daily from 10am – 5pm, July 1 through to Labour Day
Admission fee: Adult $4.00, Seniors / Student (12-18 yrs) $3.00, Children (8-12 yrs) $2, and under 8 are free.


Telephone: 613-332-1884
28 C Station St.
Box 239, Bancroft, ON
K0L 1C0

Website: bancroftheritagemuseum.ca
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Town of Bancroft

8 Hastings Heritage Way, P.O. Box 790
Bancroft, ON K0L 1C0

Phone: (613) 332-3331
Fax: (613) 332-0384

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