Fieldcote Memorial Park & Museum

Fieldcote is a cultural heritage centre with an emphasis on the collection, preservation and exhibition of local history, the promotion of fine arts and the celebration of natural heritage through beautiful landscaped gardens and walking trails.

Adult workshops and children’s activities are available upon request. Fieldcote offers:

  • Award-winning pesticide-free gardens
  • A summer concert series
  • Rotating art and history exhibits
  • A meeting place for local groups

Be a part of the Ancaster Story!

Help shape a permanent gallery for Fieldcote Museum celebrating Ancaster’s natural and cultural heritage.

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Regular admission rates and hours of operation apply to all events unless otherwise indicated.

  • $3 for adults ages 18 to 59
  • $3.50 for seniors ages 60 and above
  • $3.50 for students ages 13 to 17. Students must show valid student ID.
  • $2.99 for children ages 6 to 12
  • Infants who are five years old or younger visit for free
  • $12 for a family of two adults and unlimited dependent children under 18 years old

We are located at:
64 Sulphur Springs Road, Ancaster, Ontario L9G 1L8
Phone: 905-648-8144
Email: fieldcote@hamilton.ca

The Museum is open year-round.

  • Tuesday to Saturday, 12 to 4 pm or by appointment.
  • Closed on Sundays and Mondays, Good Friday, Canada Day, Christmas Day through to New Year's Day
  • Guests are welcome to wander through the gardens any time.

The purchase of a $175 permit is required for all outdoor photography involving 10 or more people. Please call the museum to book your time.

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Events at Fieldcote

We host a variety of events, workshops and exhibitions at Fieldcote throughout the year. No two trips are ever the same! View all Hamilton Civic Museum Events


Evening Quilting Workshop Series

Friday, January 4, 2019 to Friday, May 3, 2019
5:00 pm to 9:00 pm

Participants (age 18+) of all skill levels are welcome to engage in this make-a-quilt project.

Morning Quilting Workshop Series

Monday, January 7, 2019 to Monday, May 27, 2019
9:30 am to 12:00 pm

Participants (age 18+) of all skill levels are welcome to engage in this make-a-quilt project and to work on their own designs.

Ontario Archaeological Society Monthly Lectures

Thursday, February 21, 2019
7:30 pm to 9:00 pm

Join the OAS Hamilton Chapter at its monthly meetings and lectures at Fieldcote.

March Break: Historical Scavenger Hunt

Saturday, March 9, 2019
1:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Bring the whole family to participate in a scavenger hunt on the beautiful grounds of Fieldcote Museum.

March Break: Historical Scavenger Hunt

Tuesday, March 12, 2019 to Saturday, March 16, 2019
12:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Bring the whole family to participate in a scavenger hunt on the beautiful grounds of Fieldcote Museum.

Ontario Archaeological Society Monthly Lectures

Thursday, March 21, 2019
7:30 pm to 9:00 pm

Join the OAS Hamilton Chapter at its monthly meetings and lectures at Fieldcote.

Ontario Archaeological Society Monthly Lectures

Thursday, April 18, 2019
7:30 pm to 9:00 pm

Join the OAS Hamilton Chapter at its monthly meetings and lectures at Fieldcote.

Doors Open: Fieldcote Memorial Park & Museum

Saturday, May 4, 2019 to Sunday, May 5, 2019
10:00 am to 4:00 pm

Join the Farmer family as they journey ‘From the Ark’ of family lore through 150 years of life in Ancaster by exploring the current exhibit, and di

Ontario Archaeological Society Monthly Lectures

Thursday, May 16, 2019
7:30 pm to 9:00 pm

Join the OAS Hamilton Chapter at its monthly meetings and lectures at Fieldcote.

One Day Medieval Illumination Workshop

Sunday, May 26, 2019
10:00 am to 3:30 pm

Enjoy this one-day opportunity to create your own special project using the processes of Medieval Illumination.

Ontario Archaeological Society Monthly Lectures

Thursday, June 20, 2019
7:30 pm to 9:00 pm

Join the OAS Hamilton Chapter at its monthly meetings and lectures at Fieldcote.

Teen Quilt Academy

Monday, August 12, 2019 to Friday, August 16, 2019
10:00 am to 4:00 pm

Join us for week-long camp that fosters sewing and fibre arts. Participants will finish a twin-sized quilt.

Two Day Medieval Illumination Workshop

Sunday, August 18, 2019 to Monday, August 19, 2019
10:00 am to 1:30 pm

A two-day opportunity to create your own special project - using the processes of Medieval Illumination.

Ontario Archaeological Society Monthly Lectures

Thursday, September 19, 2019
7:30 pm to 9:00 pm

Join the OAS Hamilton Chapter at its monthly meetings and lectures at Fieldcote.

Morning Quilting Workshop Series

Monday, October 7, 2019 to Monday, December 2, 2019
9:30 am to 12:00 pm

Participants (age 18+) of all skill levels are welcome to engage in this make-a-quilt project.

Ontario Archaeological Society Monthly Lectures

Thursday, October 17, 2019
7:30 pm to 9:00 pm

Join the OAS Hamilton Chapter at its monthly meetings and lectures at Fieldcote.

Ontario Archaeological Society Monthly Lectures

Thursday, November 21, 2019
7:30 pm to 9:00 pm

Join the OAS Hamilton Chapter at its monthly meetings and lectures at Fieldcote.