Mosaic pattern with various shades of green, yellow, red, and purple.

**Update During COVID-19 Pandemic**

Effective Tuesday, March 17, all of the Greater Sudbury Museums will be closed until further notice as a precaution to help limit the spread of COVID-19.
Temporary changes during the closure period are as follows:

  • All museum programs are cancelled. Keep an eye on the Greater Sudbury Museums Facebook page for updates about upcoming online programs and content!
  • All rentals of the Anderson Farm Museum Grounds and Stable during this period are cancelled.
  • New rental bookings for the Anderson Farm Museum Grounds and Stable are suspended.
  • The acceptance of historical object donations to the Greater Sudbury Museums is suspended. If you have an object you would like to donate to the Museums and have not already communicated with us on this subject, please wait until we have reopened to do so.

For more information, feel free to contact the Curator at: 705-674-4455 x4152 or by e-mail at

Greater Sudbury Museums

The City of Greater Sudbury is proud of its local history and maintains four museums which house extensive historical resources: the Anderson Farm Museum, the Copper Cliff Museum, the Flour Mill Museum, and the Rayside-Balfour Museum, found in the Azilda Public Library.

Anderson Farm MuseumExternal view of the Anderson farm museum on a sunny day.

550 Municipal Road 24, Lively

Pioneer Living . Dairy Farming . Finnish Immigration . Mining . Ghost Towns

Explore the century-old heritage buildings of a former dairy farm, once among the largest operating in Northern Ontario during the 1920s-1930s, and visit a log cabin originally from the ghost town of Creighton Mine!

September-June: Monday-Friday,
10AM-4PM (by appointment only)

July 6 - August 28, 2020:
Daily, 10AM-4PM

This is a cash only site.

Copper Cliff MuseumExternal view of the log cabin that houses the Copper Cliff Museum.

26 Balsam Street, Copper Cliff

Mining . Military . Sports . Community . Pioneer Living

Come see our log cabin museum, built in 1890 and located on the site of Copper Cliff's first dwelling! Inside you can learn all about the early days of Copper Cliff, the history of mining in the area, and the former Town's part in the World Wars.

September-June: By appointment only

July 6 - August 28, 2020:
Wednesday-Sunday, 10AM-4PM

This is a cash only site.

Flour Mill MuseumRed picket fence in the foreground, with the Flour Mill Museum in the background.

140 St. George Street, Sudbury

Pioneer Living . French-Canadian History . Community . Industry

In this clapboard house built in 1903 by its owner, François Varieur, you can learn the history of the Flour Mill neighbourhood and hear stories of the area's early French Canadian residents as well as their part in the development of Greater Sudbury.

Closed for renovation (2020)

Rayside Balfour MuseumThe Rayside-Balfour Museum set up inside the Azilda Public Library.

120 Ste-Agnes St. Azilda

This museum is located in Azilda's Gilles Pelland Library and it displays artifacts relating to the development and history of both Azilda and Chelmsford, and also some of the people who left their mark on the area.

For hours of operation
Call: 705-688-3955 OR
Admission is free
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One important group of resources is the Greater Sudbury Museums Reference Collection

For more information about the Museums including upcoming events and programs, visit the Greater Sudbury Museums on Facebook, or contact the Curator.

Museum Curator
705-674-4455 x4152