Welcome to Oliver Paipoonge Heritage Park

The Oliver Paipoonge Heritage Park features four collections with historical buildings and artefacts that are typical to the municipality of Oliver Paipoonge. We welcome you to visit and Take a Walk Through the Past!  Watch for special family events throughout the season! Or make a day of it and bring your picnic lunch!

Admissions

Train Station

  • Daily Admission  – $5.00 per Person (Under 12 Free)
  • Special Events – Admission varies by event

Opening Hours

12:00-4:30 PM

  • May to June—Friday to Sunday
  • July and August—Thursday to Sunday
  • September—Saturday and Sunday
  • Open for special events off season. Watch for details.

Special Bookings

  • Church (half day) $50
    • Has 12 pews that would fit 5-6 people each
  • Patterson Pavilion $50
    • Approximate size is 40’x40′
  • Photo Shoots (Half Day) $100
  • Package for Church, Pavilion and Photos onsite (Half Day) $200
  • Wedding Packing Per Wedding $125
    • Bride would be accommodated in Train Station or Duke Hunt
  • Video or Movie Sets (Half Day) $250
  • School Tours $5/Per Student
    • Teachers and Chaperones Free
  • Fees for Special Events determines individually by the Museum Board
    • For for Special Events a portion of fees may be given to the Special Event Holder by the Museum Board
  • OPHP Supplies bottled water for Church, Pavilion, wedding packages, & Photo Shoots bookings

The Village

The Pioneer Village, created by Fred F. Goodfellow, consists of a Pioneer Home, Carpenter Shop, Newsprint Shop, Cobbler Shop, Blacksmith Shop, the Village Square, Fred Goodfellow’s General Store, a replica of the Upsula Train Station (including an early caboose), a Church, a one room School and a Teacherage. All village buildings are furnished and stocked with merchandise that you would expect to see in the early years prior to 1949.

Russ’s Garage

Russ’s Garage houses the Russ Wanzuk Collection of vintage cars, race cars, kids pedal cars, toys and numerous memorabilia from auto and racing events.

Duke Hunt Museum

Duke Hunt Museum features articles of historic interest to the region of Oliver Paipoonge, you can view the many aspects of history from our municipality.  The fascinating Duke Hunt Museum is housed inside the historic Slate River Hall, which was built in 1904. Browse at your own speed and view the many aspects of history from our municipality including articles from our local brickyard, railroad pictures and artifacts, household furnishings, a splendid military section and more.

Brill Buses

Brill Buses are where you can tour the buses that once could be found on the streets of Fort William and Port Arthur

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