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:

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

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

  • $3.50 for adults ages 18 to 59
  • $3 for seniors ages 60 and above
  • $3 for students ages 13 to 17. Students must show valid student ID.
  • $2.50 for children ages 6 to 12
  • Infants who are five years old or younger visit for free
  • $10 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, 1 to 5 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.

Weddings at Dundurn

Field Trips - Teachers

Take a virtual tour

Social Gatherings - Rentals

Birthday Parties

Group Tours

Corporate Rentals


Events at Fieldcote

We host a variety of events, workshops and exhibitions at Fieldcote throughout the year. No two trips are ever the same!

Find a full listing of holiday events at all Hamilton Civic Museums

Ancaster Dream Gardens Tour & Tea

Ontario Archaeological Society Monthly Lectures
Thursdays from 7 to 9 pm

January 19, 2017
February 16
March 16
April 20

May 18
June 15
October 19
November 16

Join the OAS Hamilton Chapter at its monthly meetings and lectures at Fieldcote, held on the third Thursday of every month. A lecture or film is presented, with coffee and snacks.

Events at Fieldcote Memorial Park & Museum
Exhibit:  A Forest of Christmas Trees

November 22, 2016 to December 24, 2016
Time: 1 to 5 pm (Tuesday to Saturday)


Community groups, citizens and businesses are invited to decorate a tree for the chance to win a prize. Entries due Friday, November 11, 2016. To inquire about participating in the decorating contest, contact Fieldcote Memorial Park & Museum directly at fieldcote@hamilton.ca or call 905-648-8144.

Visitors attending this special exhibit will be the judges and will vote for their favourite trees. The winners will be announced on Friday, December 16, 2014 at “The Big Sing!" Cost: Adults $3.50, Seniors/Youth $3, Children $2.50, Infants Free, Family $10

Strata Vocal Ensemble
The Big Sing!

Friday, December 16, 2016
Time: 7 to 9 pm


Embrace the holiday spirit at the historic Ancaster Old Town Hall, 310 Wilson Street, for live music, hot cider, treats and Christmas Tree Awards. Enjoy a delightful concert and carol sing along, performed by Strata Vocal EnsembleCost: $10 per person. $20 per family.

Exhibit: Fresh from the Studio - New Art from Hamilton

This annual juried art show will showcase recent works from local talent.
January 21 to March 18, 2017
Time: 1 to 5 pm (Tuesday to Saturday)
Cost: Adults: $3.50, Seniors/Youth: $3, Children: $2.50, Infants: Free, Family: $10


Opening Reception: Fresh from the Studio - New Art from Hamilton

Please join us for light refreshments and explore this exciting juried art show, showcasing recent works from local talent.  Free admission to reception event.
Thursday, January 26, 2017
Time: 6 to 8 pm


Winter Jazz Series

Enjoy a great evening of music presented by Music at Fieldcote and Hamilton All Star Jazz. Performance by Tapestry - A Carole King Tribute featuring Susanne O.
Saturday, January 28, 2017
Time: 8 pm
Cost: $25 per person. Purchase tickets at www.hamiltonallstarjazz.org
Location: Old Firehall Arts Centre, 334 Wilson Street East, Ancaster


Winter Jazz Series

Enjoy a great evening of music presented by Music at Fieldcote and Hamilton All Star. Performance by Hamilton All Star Big Band.
Saturday, February 25, 2017
Time: 8 pm
Cost: $25 per person
Location: Old Firehall Arts Centre, 334 Wilson Street East, Ancaster


Winter Jazz Series

Enjoy a great evening of music presented by Music at Fieldcote and Hamilton All Star. Performance by Hamilton All Star Big Band.
Sunday, February 26, 2017
Time: 2 pm
Cost: $25 per person. Purchase tickets at www.hamiltonallstarjazz.org
Location: Old Firehall Arts Centre, 334 Wilson Street East, Ancaster