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Pinhey's Point Hertiage Park & Museum

The official web site is http://www.pinheyspoint.ca/
Experience Pinhey's Point Historic Site, an 88-acre historic site and estate located on the scenic shores of the Ottawa River. The estate, "Horaceville" was the home of Hamnett Kirkes Pinhey, a British settler who became a leading member of Upper Canada." The site is a perfect destination for boaters, picnickers and anyone interested in exploring our ample green space.

Click on any photo to enlarge.

Quick history of the estates

Original Stone Kitchen

View from the kitchen window

Remains of the 'Ash house'

Remains of the first dwelling

The barn

The Main House
Rear view of the Main House
View from the Main House

Large entrance and staircase of the Main House

Dining room (originally a office)

Example of items used during the time period

^Drawing room^

<< Photo of the wall safe located in a rear hall not usually available to the public

Kitchen of the Main House

Large window of the kitchen

Servant quarters

Master's Bedroom

Log shed was used for many purposes

Junior Archeologists looking for artifacts

St. Mary's Church remains

Graveyard beside the Church

Rear wall of the Church

Play structure on the estate

Just one of the views

View from the bay created by Pinhey's Point

View across the Ottawa River

Interesting rock beech

No swimming is allowed but dipping your toes is acceptable

Dock used by visitors arriving by boat and dinghy

A Panoramic view of Pinhey's Point Estate, click to view photo at 4750x1024

Tours of the Main House and the ruins of St. Mary's Church are available upon request. The Admission is free but donations are welcome and encouraged as they help pay for the programs and events.

Hours of operation:
The museum will is open from around from May 11 to August 31, 2008.
Wednesday to Friday, noon to 5 pm
Saturday and Sunday, 10 am to 5 pm

270 Pinhey's Point Road, Dunrobin, Ontario
Take March Road off Hwy 417 to Dunrobin Road. Turn right on Riddel Drive. Follow it left onto Sixth Line Road for about 5km until you reach Pinhey's Point Road.


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