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The Thousand Islands Museum is an educational public trust dedicated to the continuing collection, preservation and exhibition of artifacts and historical records of the St. Lawrence River and Thousand Islands communities.

The Thousand Islands Museum is a modern gallery of permanent and rotating exhibits on the first floor along with a gift shop and library. The second floor houses older decoys, a room dedicated to Sam Denny, and the Muskie Hall of Fame. The library, includes documents, photos, maps, and books along with a display honoring local servicemen and women.

What You'll See


Permanent exhibits include a one-room schoolhouse, vintage decoys including the Sam Denny Room, a St. Lawrence skiff, Alpheus Keech paintings, the Muskie Hall of Fame, and a military display including original records from the Civil War.  Rotating exhibits cover historical items from the Thousand Islands area from the building of the Thousand Islands Bridge to horse racing on ice.


Every week during the summer months, History at Noon lectures are presented by experts covering topics of local interest.  On Saturdays demonstrations are held by local carvers, painters and writers.


From two to four times each summer sunset History Boat Cruises are held.  The local Town/Village Historian regales the passengers with stories of local history and events.


The Research Library collection of photographs, vintage postcards, historic documents and artifacts includes records from the Thousand Islands Historical Society.