Complimentary Admission for Indigenous Visitors

In acknowledgement that The Muse rests on Treaty 3 land;

and in the spirit of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples which recognizes the rights of Indigenous peoples to maintain, control, protect, and develop their cultural heritage and traditional cultural expressions;

and in recognition that The Muse contains many representations of

Indigenous cultural heritage;

and in a tangible action of reconciliation;

complimentary admission is offered to all Indigenous visitors to both the Lake of the Woods Museum and the Douglas Family Art Centre.

Did you know?

During the Second World War German prisoners of war were brought to the Lake of the Woods area to cut wood for the local mills.  Many of the prisoners enjoyed their time in the Canadian wilderness, and a number of them immigrated to Canada when the war ended.