Online Exhibitions

The Fatal Five

An exhibition tracing the five most common causes of death for children under seventeen in Dundas from 1869-1878: Diarrhea, Scarlet Fever, Tuberculosis, Whooping Cough, and Bronchitis, and the underlying bacteria which caused each disease.

Feature Exhibitions Archive

Since 2020, we have preserved our outgoing Feature Exhibitions using 3D image capture technology. Enjoy our most recent exhibitions in a virtual walkthrough below!

If you would like to access an older exhibit that has since been archived, please get in touch with Exhibitions Curator Austin Strutt at

The Ragin’ Canawl: The Desjardins Canal and the Port of Dundas

Valley of the Dolls

Deep Focus: Dundas Glass Negative Photography, 1850-1930

Dundas 175: What Dundas Means to Me

Earlier Exhibits

Before we had virtual tours of our exhibitions, we did our best impression using video! Below are our Feature Exhibitions Something Borrowed, Something Blue: Celebrating Wedding Traditions, 2009, and Come and Get It: 200 years of eating in the Valley, 2012.

A Brief History of the Bertram Family

A virtual reconstruction of an exhibit originally
created by Bertram family members.

The Lesslie Family of Dundas

Original diaries, correspondence, and other
writings of the Lesslie family, donated to
the Museum in the 1950s.