Lake of the Woods Discovery Centre

The Discovery Centre houses the visitor information centre and hosts seasonal exhibits in Kenora. The City of Kenora was honoured with a Canada Wood Council design award for the building in 2011, for best Institutional design in the buildings under $10 million category. There are also occasional multimedia outlets as well as educational interactive displays telling about the history and culture of Lake of the Woods. The building also has a theatre which can accommodate 100 people. The Centre is accessible by boat, has picnic benches and a spectacular view of Lake of the Woods. Outside you can experience an interpretative forest which depicts our natural species with signage in English and Ojibway. Open during the summer months 8 am to 6 pm Monday to Friday, 8 am to 7 pm on Saturday and Sunday and from September through May from 9 am to 4 pm. Phone to confirm hours: 807-467-4637.


  • Nearest Town: Kenora
  • Address: 931 Lakeview Dr Kenora, ON,
  • 807-467-4637
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