$5.99 a person / $19.99 a family (limit of 4).
Museum L.M. Montgomery Exhibits
Maud Montgomerys silver tea set is on display
set of 1939 Sunday School papers with LMMs condensation
of Anne of Ingleside.
basket in which Maud kept her personal correspondence.
of the best collection of her books, including rare and
first editions. Foreign editions include Chinese (click
here), Dutch, Polish, Japanese, Icelandic, French and
excerpts and photos from LMMs Bala diary.
boat that sank under actress Megan Follows in the 1985
TV movie Anne of Green Gables.
schoolhouse in miniature.
buggy is a popular photo op.
June 28 Sept. 3, 2016
Tues., Wed., Thurs., Fri., Sat. 12 noon 4:00 pm
Closed Sunday, Monday
Spring Hours Weekends
June 4 June 25, 2016
Saturday 12 am 4 pm
Fall Hours Weekends
Sept. 10 Oct. 15, 2016
Saturday 12 am 4 pm
Call to arrange special tours on fall or spring week days
and holiday Mondays
1888-579-7739 (Canada only)
Museum celebrates the life and writings of Canadas
favorite author, Lucy Maud Montgomery. Since its opening
in July, 1992, is has become known as one of the best LMM
museums in all Canada, attracting LMM fans and scholars
from all around the world (41 countries so far).
But Balas Museum is more than that. It is a wonderful
family outing where children can take tours in our costumes.
Family fun is what were all about.
tours also love the museum. Linda does a talk on the life
and times of L.M. Montgomery. Jack does a ragtime sing-along.
(Click here for group tour info).
and Linda Hutton are proud that Balas Museum
has become known as one of the best L.M. Montgomery
museums in Canada. They have been operating it for
& GRANDKIDS DAY
20% off admission for children and grandparents every
July & August.
Saturday, July 23, 2016
is our annual re-enactment of L.M. Montgomery coming
to Bala in 1922, but also an afternoon of family fun.
Egg-on-a-spoon races, 3-legged races, sack races,
and prizes for best costumes of characters from Anne
of Green Gables (Anne, Diana, Matthew, Marilla,
Gilbert and Josie Pye). Popcorn, cake and freckles
are free. Bring the whole family for an afternoon
of fun at 1:30.
Normal admission of $5.99 a person/ $19.99 a family
(limit of four).
The 2015 winner
Sat., Oct. 15, 2016
register by 1:30 pm
Judging begins at 2 pm
Always one of the most popular events at the Bala
here for the Cran-Anne page to see results of
the 2014 contest.
Gift Shop now stocks dollhouse miniatures of all sizes,
inspired by Canadas largest replica of the world-famous
Green Gables farm house. Guess where Annes room is.
Toronto Sun has said we have one of the best Anne of Green
Gables gift shops in Canada and we just get better and
better. Offered are hard-to-find editions of LMM books,
Anne movies, old-fashioned toys, exclusive dolls and doll
clothes, vintage Green Gables china and childrens
costumes for sale. Its worth the drive to Bala for
the special people on your Christmas list. We also do
Can Dress Up
and girls have a choice of our costumes to wear during
their family tour. For girls, dresses and flowered hats
right out of Avonlea; sailor shirts and hats
on how to plan an Anne of Green Gables birthday party
Balas Museum can supply everything you need for an Anne
of Green Gables birthday party, from goodie bags to prizes.
for step by step tips.
Madly Off In All Directions
popular display shows how a book about a red-haired orphan
caught the world by surprise in 1908, and the amazing spin-offs
that have resulted from that first Anne of Green Gables
about 200 kilometres or a two-hour drive north of Toronto.
GPS directions: 1024 Maple Avenue, Bala.
Click here for directions and maps.
by Heirs of L.M. Montgomery
We are now a Literary Landmark!
Balas Museum now has Heritage Designation. In 1922 it
was the tourist home where Montgomery and her family had meals
during a Bala holiday. The 2 week vacation resulted in an adult
novel & Muskoka love story, The Blue Castle.
Heading for Green Gables
Anne whacks Gilbert!
Anne Diana tea party
A mouse in the custard!
Saving Minnie May
Waiting for Matthew