International Fox Museum and Hall of Fame Inc.
Tourism Region: East Prince County
International Fox Museum and Hall of Fame
The International Fox Museum tells the story of fox farming on Prince Edward Island. It features exhibits, facinating artifacts and real stories about the people who made Prince Edward Island fox farming a world wide industry. The international silver fox industry began on Prince Edward Island , Canada in 1894, reaching its heyday in the years between 1915 and 1920 when a pair of silver foxes sold for as much as $ 35,000.
Donations greatfully accepted
Through use of original charcoal portraits, photographs, folk and fine art and , the museum depicts the men and women who established the fox fur industry a century ago.
Approximate number of objects in the collections: 2000+
The museum's collection has many documents and photographs as well as newspaper clippings, fox farming magazines, biographical material on prominant people in the fox farming industry .
Electronic Records •
Services & Activities
Help is offered to researchers of the fox industry by appointment only.
Archival Records •
School tours, and school visits with some artifacts and verbal presentation.
: Age 5-11 (k-6)
Special Needs Facilities
Other: Gift,www. antique shop and historic gardens on site
Volunteer Services Available
Number of Volunteers: 12
Activities: board of directors perform necessary tasks in running the museum..
The museum is operated by a board of directors with no general membership at the present time.
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