Visit

As  of July 19, 2021, the Community Waterfront Heritage Centre is open to welcome visitors inside the Marine and Rail Waterfront Museum. You can still enjoy the outdoor artifacts, large and small, on the east and north side of the former CN Station. 

The theme of the main 2021 exhibit is 100 Years on the Waterfront. It celebrates the 100th Anniversary of the Owen Sound Transportation Company.

Admission
To begin, the Heritage Centre will be open to visitors 5 days a week from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday to Friday. Admission is by donation.

Thank you supporting the Community Waterfront Heritage Centre.

Each time you visit, please sign the guest book.

Summer 2021: Until further notice, the Coach and Caboose are not open to in-person visits. 

Have you climbed aboard the caboose to see what one looks like inside?

Photo of the caboose and museum in Summer 2014

Have you had a chance to visit Coach 4884? 

The building
Welcome to the former CN Rail Station. The entrance to the museum is through the Owen Sound Tourism Office. The building is air-conditioned in summer.

Accessibility
The museum is wheelchair accessible but the caboose and CN Coach 4884 are not.

Location and Directions
1155 1st Avenue West, Owen Sound

We are located on the waterfront on the west side of the harbour, two blocks north of 10th Street West.

Parking
There is free parking beside the harbour walkway in the parking lots.