The Oshawa Historical Society was founded in 1957 and is an affiliate of the Ontario Historical Society. The purpose of the Oshawa Historical Society is to bring together those individuals interested in the diverse historical aspects of Oshawa and to research, record, retain, preserve, and present historical information pertaining to the Oshawa area.

This website provides information on the Oshawa Historical Society, its  historyMembership information, and the latest updates on our Speaker Series.

The Oshawa Historical Society also manages the Oshawa Museum, located in Oshawa’s beautiful Lakeview Park.  Joining the Oshawa Historical Society is the best way to experience the Oshawa Museum. Membership is an affordable way to stay connected, and by joining you will become a partner in preserving local heritage.

For information on how to join, please contact the Membership Co-ordinator at
membership@oshawamuseum.org or 905-436-7624 (106).

October 2020 Speaker Series: ‘Armchair’ Downtown Walking Tour

The next Speaker Series is taking place on Tuesday, October 20 at 7pm. With gathering restrictions in place, the Speaker Series will take place via Zoom.

Join Lisa Terech as she leads a virtual Downtown Walking Tour – enjoy from the comforts of your couch! We will ‘walk’ through downtown and talk about the history found around the Four Corners

Registration is required in advance: