Welcome Centre

Welcome Centre

Visit the Welcome Centre to learn about what makes Wasaga Beach unique, including its history to natural environment to local attractions.

119 Mosley Street, Wasaga Beach (located across from 3rd Street N.)

(705) 429-2728


2024 Hours of Operation


Spring: May 18th weekends onward

Hours 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Summer: June 29th – September 1st daily

Hours 10:00am – 5:00pm

Autumn: weekends until Thanksgiving

Hours 10:00am – 5:00pm

The Welcome Centre, located at the entrance to Nancy Island Historic Site, is open seasonally and provides guests with an opportunity to learn about Wasaga Beach Provincial Park’s unique ecosystems, flora and fauna, and history through interpretive displays and more.  Staff are on hand to answer questions about both the Park and local attractions.  Be sure to stop in at the Treasure Chest Gift Shop!  Washroom facilities on site.

Nancy Island Historic Site, which houses the charred hull and artefacts of HMS Nancy, a schooner from the War of 1812, is accessible by crossing the bridge behind the Welcome Centre.

* Please note that ONLY the Museum and Nancy Island will be open.  Tower Island and Lighthouse will remain closed for the 2024 season.


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Support our education, conservation and research programs! This includes the Piping Plover stewardship program and the operation of Nancy Island Historic Site.

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Mission Statement

The Friends of Nancy Island Historic Site and Wasaga Beach Park is a non-profit, charitable organization dedicated to furthering the educational and interpretive programs of Wasaga Beach Provincial Park and Nancy Island Historic Site.

Goals of The Friends of Nancy Island