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Destinations in Thunder Bay

Thunder Bay is a city in the Thunder Bay District, Ontario, Canada.

Thunder Bay is filled with History. You may take in a historical walk to view some our historical buildings, or visit a museum or historical park. Thunder Bay has many art galleries, museums and stage shows. Beautiful parks, gardens and mountains abound in and around Thunder Bay.

Whether you are visiting for business, or pleasure, Thunder Bay has something for everyone.

Thunder Bay Museum

Located in a beautifully restored courthouse and police station, the Thunder Bay Museum is the city of Thunder Bay's main museum. With six galleries on three floors, its exhibits cover the history of the city and region from earliest times to the near present. This includes the story of the region's first inhabitants who arrived here over 10,000 years ago, through the fur trade period when Fort William was the headquarters of a mighty empire, to the era of great industrial and urban growth that characterized the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Walk down a recreated street scene dating from the 1890s to 1930s. View period films in our theatre. Second and third floor exhibits cover such topics as military history, local music history, furniture, and art.

 

Amethyst Mine Panorama

Ontario's mineral emblem, amethyst, is found in abundance at Amethyst Mine Panorama. Visitors can pick their own amethyst You can dig for you own amethysts at the extensive open pit site.: the company provides the pails, digging tools, and running water. Collect beautiful pieces of amethyst from our spacious rock hounding area.

 
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