Angela Gemmill, CBC News The group soon to be in charge of the birth home of the Dionne quintuplets is making plans for the big move. In April, North Bay city council voted to move the family home — which currently sits along the Trans Canada Highway — to the...read more
John Kenney /Postmedia Network The two surviving Dionne quintuplets are applauding council's decision to keep their birth home in North Bay. In a statement provided Wednesday by family friend and spokesman Carlo Tarini, the surviving sisters – Annette and Cecile...read more
Ian Austen NORTH BAY, Ontario — The tiny log house alongside the Trans-Canada Highway is easy to miss among the strip malls, fast-food outlets and car dealers. But 83 years ago, it was the eye of a publicity maelstrom because of a one-in-a-billion event: the birth of...read more
Who is the Dionne Quints Heritage Board?
What do we do?
The Dionne Quints Heritage Board is a non-profit corporation that was formed to protect and ensure the legacy of the Dionne Quintuplets remains a vital part of North Bay and Area’s history.
Learn About the HistoryOn May 28, 1934, five identical girls were born to Oliva and Elzire Dionne, a Franco-Ontario family in the tiny community of Corbeil, Ontario. Their births were a miracle of its time during the difficult Depression, the only quintuplets to survive more than a few days.
Testimonials from our Guests
“Visited the Dionne home years ago at the old location. Had a wonderful tour and learned a lot about the Dionne quintuplets and they abuse the suffered during their childhood. Highly recommend visiting if you are in the North Bay Area”
“The location has moved to beside Lake Nipissing ( off of Oak St. ) There is free parking adjacent to the new location. Have fun discovering a piece of North bay!”
“I really enjoyed seeing this historical museum. They have great dresses and photos of the Quints and have a pretty balanced presentation of the history.”