News release

The Mississauga Miracle: 40th Anniversary Open House

Entertainment and activities | November 6, 2019

November 10, 2019 marks the 40th anniversary of the Mississauga Train Derailment.

At that time, the derailment was the largest peacetime evacuation in North America and has been dubbed by many as The Mississauga Miracle. Join the Museums of Mississauga and Heritage Mississauga for an anniversary open house at The Grange and experience the Mississauga Miracle exhibition.

Event Details


Mississauga Miracle: 40th Anniversary Event


Local dignitaries and special guests will be in attendance


November 10, 2019


2 to 4 p.m.

Remarks to take place promptly at 3 p.m.


The Grange

1921 Dundas Street West


Mississauga Miracle Exhibition

The exhibition will feature local art, 50 oral histories of the experiences of those involved in the train derailment, records and artifacts related to the incident. The exhibition is on now until November 17 at Bradley Museum and The Grange.

To learn more about the latest Museums of Mississauga programming events, visit or follow @SaugaMuseums on Twitter.



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