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.

Share your reflections about Ancaster

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! View all Hamilton Civic Museum Events


Exhibit: Elements of Decay

Tuesday, September 18, 2018 to Saturday, September 22, 2018
1:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Join us for a compelling display of thought-provoking images by local photographer Hank Rintjema

Exhibit: From 'The Ark' - Ancaster 150

Tuesday, September 18, 2018 to Saturday, September 22, 2018
1:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Join the Farmer family as they journey from “The Ark” of family lore through 150 years of life in Ancaster.

Coffee & Culture: A Life Well Lived The Farmers’ of Ancaster

Wednesday, September 19, 2018
7:00 pm to 8:30 pm

Join us at the historic Ancaster Old Town Hall for an illustrated talk by Daryl MacTavish on the Farmer family, who have lived in Ancaster for over

Ontario Archaeological Society Monthly Lectures

Thursday, September 20, 2018
7:00 pm to 9:00 pm

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

Exhibit: Elements of Decay

Tuesday, September 25, 2018 to Saturday, September 29, 2018
1:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Join us for a compelling display of thought-provoking images by local photographer Hank Rintjema

Exhibit: From 'The Ark' - Ancaster 150

Tuesday, September 25, 2018 to Saturday, September 29, 2018
1:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Join the Farmer family as they journey from “The Ark” of family lore through 150 years of life in Ancaster.

Let the Dream Take Flight Tea & Fashion Show

Friday, September 28, 2018
2:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Join us as we celebrate Fieldcote’s 30th Anniversary with an Afternoon Tea, Fashion Show and Silent Auction. Doors open at 1:30 pm

Exhibit: Fresh from the Studio…New Art from Hamilton

Tuesday, October 16, 2018 to Saturday, October 20, 2018
1:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Visit us for an exhibit of juried art that will showcase recent works from local talent.

Ontario Archaeological Society Monthly Lectures

Thursday, October 18, 2018
7:00 pm to 9:00 pm

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

Exhibit: Fresh from the Studio…New Art from Hamilton

Tuesday, October 23, 2018 to Saturday, October 27, 2018
1:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Visit us for an exhibit of juried art that will showcase recent works from local talent.

Annual Pumpkin Walk

Thursday, October 25, 2018
6:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Join us for slightly spooky trail walk through the grounds of Fieldcote Park, illuminated by hand-carved pumpkins both comical and creepy.

Exhibit: Fresh from the Studio…New Art from Hamilton

Tuesday, October 30, 2018 to Saturday, November 3, 2018
1:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Visit us for an exhibit of juried art that will showcase recent works from local talent.

Paint Night Fundraiser for Fieldcote Museum

Thursday, November 1, 2018
7:00 pm to 9:00 pm

Join us for a Paint Nite Fundraiser. Instructor led, you will be guided to create a 16”x20” Garden Path of Colours masterpiece!

Exhibit: Fresh from the Studio…New Art from Hamilton

Tuesday, November 6, 2018 to Saturday, November 10, 2018
1:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Visit us for an exhibit of juried art that will showcase recent works from local talent.

Exhibit: Fresh from the Studio…New Art from Hamilton

Tuesday, November 13, 2018 to Saturday, November 17, 2018
1:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Visit us for an exhibit of juried art that will showcase recent works from local talent.

Ontario Archaeological Society Monthly Lectures

Thursday, November 15, 2018
7:00 pm to 9:00 pm

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

Exhibit: Fresh from the Studio…New Art from Hamilton

Tuesday, November 20, 2018 to Saturday, November 24, 2018
1:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Visit us for an exhibit of juried art that will showcase recent works from local talent.

One Day Medieval Illumination Watercolour Class

Sunday, November 25, 2018
10:00 am to 3:30 pm

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

Exhibit: Fresh from the Studio…New Art from Hamilton

Tuesday, November 27, 2018 to Saturday, December 1, 2018
1:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Visit us for an exhibit of juried art that will showcase recent works from local talent.

Exhibit: Fresh from the Studio…New Art from Hamilton

Tuesday, December 4, 2018 to Saturday, December 8, 2018
1:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Visit us for an exhibit of juried art that will showcase recent works from local talent.

Exhibit: Fresh from the Studio…New Art from Hamilton

Tuesday, December 11, 2018 to Saturday, December 15, 2018
1:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Visit us for an exhibit of juried art that will showcase recent works from local talent.

The Big Sing!

Friday, December 14, 2018
7:00 pm to 9:00 pm

Embrace the holiday spirit at the historic Ancaster Old Town Hall and enjoy live music with hot cider and treats.

Exhibit: Fresh from the Studio…New Art from Hamilton

Tuesday, December 18, 2018 to Saturday, December 22, 2018
1:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Visit us for an exhibit of juried art that will showcase recent works from local talent.