Visit a furnished 8-room Victorian home built in 1881. Experience the hominess of the kitchen, and the elegance of the dining room filled with crystal, silver and china. Walk into an old time parlour and music room to learn about entertainment in the past, or dream in a child’s bedroom with period clothing and toys. The master bedroom displays turn of the century personal effects. The gallery displays various themes e.g. Beach Wear, Victorian Fashions, Spinning Textiles.
The Marine Room illustrates the importance of the St.Clair River and Great Lakes to our history through photos and nautical artifacts.
The Reference Room contains archives, census & cemetery records, photos, files on businesses, ships,schools, churches and more. Research by students and public is encouraged any time. Our citizen files are a resource for genealogical research!
An 1830 Log Cabin characterizes the lifestyle of the early Sombra Pioneers.