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We invite you to see the real thing at 273 Josephine Street in Wingham. The museum is open May through August.
Monday - 1:00 to 4:30 p.m.
Tuesday to Friday - 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Saturday - 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

From September through May, special visiting arrangements may be made. For an appointment, call:
Ron - (519) 357-2065
Dave - (519) 357-1016
or (519) 530-8000

We share the space with the North Huron Museum. Admission by donation
Phone: 519-357-1096
Email: nhmuseum@northhuron.ca

The Museum has a brief video, which you can see by clicking on the Wingham Free Press web site:
You will need to get through the first video, then click on the North Huron Barn Dance Museum.

As you can see from pictures below, we have pictures from the very beginning of CKNX and the Barn Dance to displays of instruments played and costumes seen on the Barn Dance Stage.

The following are some of the pictures and displays:

Unique Welcome
An Old Poster
Entering the Museum
Doc Cruickshank on the Air
The Ranch Boys
The Wall of Barn Dance Members (from Barn Dance Booklet)
Popular Mechanics Article about CKNX TV
The Cover of a Barn Dance Booklet
Souvenir Table
A Look Around Some Displays
Ernie King Setting Up a Display
Cousin Opie (Lloyd Otterbein)
Doug Dietrich's First Pedal Steel Guitar, Built By His Father
Al Cherney's Gold Record
A Variety of Guitars
Mal Lavigne's Memorabilia
Several More Items of Interest
Ward Allen's Memorabilia, plus several more cases
The Mercey Brothers
Earl and Martha Heywood's Stage Clothes
Another row of Memories
Don Robertson and the Ranch Boys display
Lynn Russwurm's Guitar, and Ron Coulthart's Steel Guitar
Mary Elliot's outfit from Circle 8 Ranch





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