Flour Mill Mu­seum is on the move

The Sudbury Star - - ENTERTAINMENT - LAURA KOSKOCKY GUEST COL­UMN Laura Koskocky is cu­ra­to­rial as­sis­tant with the Greater Sud­bury Mu­se­ums.

What’s hap­pen­ing at the Greater Sud­bury Mu­se­ums? We’re mov­ing. The Flour Mill Mu­seum, lo­cated at 245 St. Charles Street, is re­lo­cat­ing to O’Con­nor Park on Dell Street. This mu­seum cur­rently shares its site with a sewage lift sta­tion. The City of Greater Sud­bury’s Wa­ter and Waste­water De­part­ment will be up­dat­ing this lift sta­tion, and the ex­pan­sion of this cru­cial piece of in­fra­struc­ture needs to go where the mu­seum build­ings are lo­cated right now.

Mu­seum staff mem­bers are thrilled to be part of this tremen­dous project and are work­ing dili­gently to doc­u­ment and pack up the ar­ti­facts in or­der to en­sure their safety dur­ing the move. Mov­ing the Flour Mill Mu­seum to O’Con­ner Park pro­vides an ex­cit­ing op­por­tu­nity to re­vi­tal­ize its dis­plays and to bet­ter show­case its ar­ti­facts.

The Flour Mill Mu­seum is one of four com­mu­nity mu­se­ums run by the City of Greater Sud­bury, along with the Anderson Farm Mu­seum, the Cop­per Cliff Mu­seum and the Ray­side-Bal­four Mu­seum.

For in­for­ma­tion on up­com­ing mu­seum pro­grams and events, find us on Face­book at www.face­book.com/sud­bury­mu­se­ums or on In­sta­gram at greater­sud­bury­mu­se­ums.

Thank you for a won­der­ful year

The Greater Sud­bury Mu­se­ums had a very suc­cess­ful 2018. Thank you to the vol­un­teers and staff mem­bers who as­sisted in de­vel­op­ing and run­ning our group tours, pub­lic pro­grams and com­mu­nity events. If you are in­ter­ested in vol­un­teer­ing at one of the Greater Sud­bury Mu­se­ums, please con­tact mu­se­[email protected] greater­sud­bury.ca.

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Staff of the Greater Sud­bury Mu­se­ums, from left to right: Laura, Sarah, Sam, Colleen, Alex

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The Kitchen within the Her­itage House at the Flour Mill Mu­seum.

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The Her­itage House at the Flour Mill Mu­seum.

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The Log Cabin at the Flour Mill Mu­seum.

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