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McDougall Cottage is an 1858 granite and limestone labourer's cottage located in downtown Cambridge in the historic factory district. The cottage serves as an interpretation centre, hosting a variety of special events that celebrate the area's Scottish heritage.

McDougall Cottage was home for more than a century to two families of hardworking Scots, the McDougalls and the Bairds. The historic cottage features beautiful pocket-sized gardens and the most spectacular hand-painted friezes and trompe l’oeil ceilings Ontario has to offer.

Museum Facilities:

  • Historic granite and limestone cottage
  • Picturesque pocket-sized gardens
  • Hand-painted friezes and trompe l'oeil ceilings
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