Port Dover Harbour Museum

Large War of 1812 Puppets

Larger than life puppets from the “Lion on the Lake” War of 1812 event.

44 Harbour Street, Port Dover, Ontario

N42° 47.809′ / W80° 11.944′

Partially housed in an original 1940’s fisherman’s shanty, the museum also includes the wheelhouse of a 1912 lake-freighter, and the 1932 fishtug, Almidart. Galleries will feature hands-on workshops with some of the giant puppets used in last year’s “Lion on the Lake” pageant and screening of vintage local home movies.




The fish tug and the fisherman's shanty.

The fish tug, Almidart and the fisherman’s shanty.

Front View of Port Dover Museum