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!


Exhibit: From ‘The Ark’ - Ancaster 150

Tuesday, July 18, 2017 to Saturday, July 22, 2017
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.

Exhibit: Magic of Theatre - Theatre Ancaster Celebrates 20 Years

Tuesday, July 18, 2017 to Saturday, July 22, 2017
1:00 pm to 5:00 pm

With a fascinating display of costumes, programs and posters from previous performances - Theatre Ancaster looks back at 20 years of creativity &am

Music at Fieldcote

Sunday, July 23, 2017
7:00 pm to 9:00 pm

Enjoy a memorable performance every Sunday evening during the months of July & August.

Exhibit: From ‘The Ark’ - Ancaster 150

Tuesday, July 25, 2017 to Saturday, July 29, 2017
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.

Exhibit: Magic of Theatre - Theatre Ancaster Celebrates 20 Years

Tuesday, July 25, 2017 to Saturday, July 29, 2017
1:00 pm to 5:00 pm

With a fascinating display of costumes, programs and posters from previous performances - Theatre Ancaster looks back at 20 years of creativity &am

Music at Fieldcote

Sunday, July 30, 2017
7:00 pm to 9:00 pm

Enjoy a memorable performance every Sunday evening during the months of July & August.

Exhibit: From ‘The Ark’ - Ancaster 150

Tuesday, August 1, 2017 to Saturday, August 5, 2017
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.

Exhibit: Magic of Theatre - Theatre Ancaster Celebrates 20 Years

Tuesday, August 1, 2017 to Saturday, August 5, 2017
1:00 pm to 5:00 pm

With a fascinating display of costumes, programs and posters from previous performances - Theatre Ancaster looks back at 20 years of creativity &am

Films at Fieldcote - Finding Nemo

Friday, August 4, 2017
9:00 pm to 11:00 pm

Enjoy family movies under the stars every Friday evening in August.

Music at Fieldcote

Sunday, August 6, 2017
7:00 pm to 9:00 pm

Enjoy a memorable performance every Sunday evening during the months of July & August.

Exhibit: From ‘The Ark’ - Ancaster 150

Tuesday, August 8, 2017 to Saturday, August 12, 2017
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.

Exhibit: Magic of Theatre - Theatre Ancaster Celebrates 20 Years

Tuesday, August 8, 2017 to Saturday, August 12, 2017
1:00 pm to 5:00 pm

With a fascinating display of costumes, programs and posters from previous performances - Theatre Ancaster looks back at 20 years of creativity &am

Films at Fieldcote - Moana

Friday, August 11, 2017
9:00 pm to 11:00 pm

Enjoy family movies under the stars every Friday evening in August.

Music at Fieldcote

Sunday, August 13, 2017
7:00 pm to 9:00 pm

Enjoy a memorable performance every Sunday evening during the months of July & August.

Exhibit: From ‘The Ark’ - Ancaster 150

Tuesday, August 15, 2017 to Saturday, August 19, 2017
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.

Exhibit: Magic of Theatre - Theatre Ancaster Celebrates 20 Years

Tuesday, August 15, 2017 to Saturday, August 19, 2017
1:00 pm to 5:00 pm

With a fascinating display of costumes, programs and posters from previous performances - Theatre Ancaster looks back at 20 years of creativity &am

Films at Fieldcote - Monsters Inc.

Friday, August 18, 2017
9:00 pm to 11:00 pm

Enjoy family movies under the stars every Friday evening in August.

Two Day Medieval Illumination Watercolour Class

Sunday, August 20, 2017 to Monday, August 21, 2017
10:00 am to 1:30 pm

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

Music at Fieldcote

Sunday, August 20, 2017
7:00 pm to 9:00 pm

Enjoy a memorable performance every Sunday evening during the months of July & August.

Exhibit: From ‘The Ark’ - Ancaster 150

Tuesday, August 22, 2017 to Saturday, August 26, 2017
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.

Exhibit: Magic of Theatre - Theatre Ancaster Celebrates 20 Years

Tuesday, August 22, 2017 to Saturday, August 26, 2017
1:00 pm to 5:00 pm

With a fascinating display of costumes, programs and posters from previous performances - Theatre Ancaster looks back at 20 years of creativity &am

Films at Fieldcote - Beauty and the Beast (2017)

Friday, August 25, 2017
8:45 pm to 11:00 pm

Enjoy family movies under the stars every Friday evening in August.

Exhibit: From ‘The Ark’ - Ancaster 150

Tuesday, August 29, 2017 to Saturday, September 2, 2017
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.

Exhibit: Magic of Theatre - Theatre Ancaster Celebrates 20 Years

Tuesday, August 29, 2017 to Saturday, September 2, 2017
1:00 pm to 5:00 pm

With a fascinating display of costumes, programs and posters from previous performances - Theatre Ancaster looks back at 20 years of creativity &am

Exhibit: From ‘The Ark’ - Ancaster 150

Tuesday, September 5, 2017 to Saturday, September 9, 2017
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.

Exhibit: Magic of Theatre - Theatre Ancaster Celebrates 20 Years

Tuesday, September 5, 2017 to Saturday, September 9, 2017
1:00 pm to 5:00 pm

With a fascinating display of costumes, programs and posters from previous performances - Theatre Ancaster looks back at 20 years of creativity &am

Exhibit: From ‘The Ark’ - Ancaster 150

Tuesday, September 12, 2017 to Saturday, September 16, 2017
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.

Exhibit: Magic of Theatre - Theatre Ancaster Celebrates 20 Years

Tuesday, September 12, 2017 to Saturday, September 16, 2017
1:00 pm to 5:00 pm

With a fascinating display of costumes, programs and posters from previous performances - Theatre Ancaster looks back at 20 years of creativity &am

Exhibit: From ‘The Ark’ - Ancaster 150

Tuesday, September 19, 2017 to Saturday, September 23, 2017
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.

Exhibit: Magic of Theatre - Theatre Ancaster Celebrates 20 Years

Tuesday, September 19, 2017 to Saturday, September 23, 2017
1:00 pm to 5:00 pm

With a fascinating display of costumes, programs and posters from previous performances - Theatre Ancaster looks back at 20 years of creativity &am

Exhibit: From ‘The Ark’ - Ancaster 150

Tuesday, September 26, 2017 to Saturday, September 30, 2017
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.

Exhibit: Magic of Theatre - Theatre Ancaster Celebrates 20 Years

Tuesday, September 26, 2017 to Saturday, September 30, 2017
1:00 pm to 5:00 pm

With a fascinating display of costumes, programs and posters from previous performances - Theatre Ancaster looks back at 20 years of creativity &am

Exhibit: From ‘The Ark’ - Ancaster 150

Tuesday, October 3, 2017 to Saturday, October 7, 2017
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.

Exhibit: Magic of Theatre - Theatre Ancaster Celebrates 20 Years

Tuesday, October 3, 2017 to Saturday, October 7, 2017
1:00 pm to 5:00 pm

With a fascinating display of costumes, programs and posters from previous performances - Theatre Ancaster looks back at 20 years of creativity &am

Exhibit: From ‘The Ark’ - Ancaster 150

Tuesday, October 10, 2017 to Saturday, October 14, 2017
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.

Exhibit: Magic of Theatre - Theatre Ancaster Celebrates 20 Years

Tuesday, October 10, 2017 to Saturday, October 14, 2017
1:00 pm to 5:00 pm

With a fascinating display of costumes, programs and posters from previous performances - Theatre Ancaster looks back at 20 years of creativity &am

Exhibit: From ‘The Ark’ - Ancaster 150

Tuesday, October 17, 2017 to Saturday, October 21, 2017
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.

Exhibit: Magic of Theatre - Theatre Ancaster Celebrates 20 Years

Tuesday, October 17, 2017 to Saturday, October 21, 2017
1:00 pm to 5:00 pm

With a fascinating display of costumes, programs and posters from previous performances - Theatre Ancaster looks back at 20 years of creativity &am

Ontario Archaeological Society Monthly Lectures

Thursday, October 19, 2017
7:00 pm to 9:00 pm

Join the OAS Hamilton Chapter at its monthly meetings and lectures at Fieldcote, held on the third Thursday of every month.

Exhibit: From ‘The Ark’ - Ancaster 150

Tuesday, October 24, 2017 to Saturday, October 28, 2017
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.

Exhibit: Magic of Theatre - Theatre Ancaster Celebrates 20 Years

Tuesday, October 24, 2017 to Saturday, October 28, 2017
1:00 pm to 5:00 pm

With a fascinating display of costumes, programs and posters from previous performances - Theatre Ancaster looks back at 20 years of creativity &am

3rd Annual Pumpkin Walk at Fieldcote Museum

Thursday, October 26, 2017
6:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Walk a slightly spooky trail thorough the grounds of Fieldcote Museum, illuminated by hand carved pumpkins both comical and creepy.

Fall Jazz Series

Saturday, October 28, 2017
8:00 pm to 10:00 pm

Enjoy a great evening of music presented by Music at Fieldcote and Hamilton All Star Jazz. Performance by Laura Cole.

Exhibit: From ‘The Ark’ - Ancaster 150

Tuesday, October 31, 2017 to Saturday, November 4, 2017
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.

Exhibit: Magic of Theatre - Theatre Ancaster Celebrates 20 Years

Tuesday, October 31, 2017 to Saturday, November 4, 2017
1:00 pm to 5:00 pm

With a fascinating display of costumes, programs and posters from previous performances - Theatre Ancaster looks back at 20 years of creativity &am

One Day Medieval Illumination Watercolour Class

Sunday, November 5, 2017
10:00 am to 3:30 pm

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

Exhibit: From ‘The Ark’ - Ancaster 150

Tuesday, November 7, 2017 to Saturday, November 11, 2017
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.

Exhibit: Magic of Theatre - Theatre Ancaster Celebrates 20 Years

Tuesday, November 7, 2017 to Saturday, November 11, 2017
1:00 pm to 5:00 pm

With a fascinating display of costumes, programs and posters from previous performances - Theatre Ancaster looks back at 20 years of creativity &am

A Canadian Story: Letters from Homefront and the trenches

Wednesday, November 8, 2017
7:00 pm to 8:30 pm

Join us for an informative and interesting talk on the letters exchanged between a father & son, during WWI – from the Farmer Family archives,

Exhibit: From ‘The Ark’ - Ancaster 150

Tuesday, November 14, 2017 to Saturday, November 18, 2017
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.

Exhibit: Magic of Theatre - Theatre Ancaster Celebrates 20 Years

Tuesday, November 14, 2017 to Saturday, November 18, 2017
1:00 pm to 5:00 pm

With a fascinating display of costumes, programs and posters from previous performances - Theatre Ancaster looks back at 20 years of creativity &am

Ontario Archaeological Society Monthly Lectures

Thursday, November 16, 2017
7:00 pm to 9:00 pm

Join the OAS Hamilton Chapter at its monthly meetings and lectures at Fieldcote, held on the third Thursday of every month.

Exhibit: From ‘The Ark’ - Ancaster 150

Tuesday, November 21, 2017 to Saturday, November 25, 2017
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.

Exhibit: Magic of Theatre - Theatre Ancaster Celebrates 20 Years

Tuesday, November 21, 2017 to Saturday, November 25, 2017
1:00 pm to 5:00 pm

With a fascinating display of costumes, programs and posters from previous performances - Theatre Ancaster looks back at 20 years of creativity &am

Fall Jazz Series

Saturday, November 25, 2017
8:00 pm to 10:00 pm

Enjoy a great evening of music presented by Music at Fieldcote and Hamilton All Star Jazz. Performance by Heavyweights Brass Band.

Exhibit: From ‘The Ark’ - Ancaster 150

Tuesday, November 28, 2017 to Saturday, December 2, 2017
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.

Exhibit: Magic of Theatre - Theatre Ancaster Celebrates 20 Years

Tuesday, November 28, 2017 to Saturday, December 2, 2017
1:00 pm to 5:00 pm

With a fascinating display of costumes, programs and posters from previous performances - Theatre Ancaster looks back at 20 years of creativity &am

Exhibit: From ‘The Ark’ - Ancaster 150

Tuesday, December 5, 2017 to Saturday, December 9, 2017
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.

Exhibit: Magic of Theatre - Theatre Ancaster Celebrates 20 Years

Tuesday, December 5, 2017 to Saturday, December 9, 2017
1:00 pm to 5:00 pm

With a fascinating display of costumes, programs and posters from previous performances - Theatre Ancaster looks back at 20 years of creativity &am

Exhibit: From ‘The Ark’ - Ancaster 150

Tuesday, December 12, 2017 to Saturday, December 16, 2017
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.

Exhibit: Magic of Theatre - Theatre Ancaster Celebrates 20 Years

Tuesday, December 12, 2017 to Saturday, December 16, 2017
1:00 pm to 5:00 pm

With a fascinating display of costumes, programs and posters from previous performances - Theatre Ancaster looks back at 20 years of creativity &am

The Big Sing!

Friday, December 15, 2017
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 & treats.

Exhibit: From ‘The Ark’ - Ancaster 150

Tuesday, December 19, 2017 to Saturday, December 23, 2017
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.

Exhibit: Magic of Theatre - Theatre Ancaster Celebrates 20 Years

Tuesday, December 19, 2017 to Saturday, December 23, 2017
1:00 pm to 5:00 pm

With a fascinating display of costumes, programs and posters from previous performances - Theatre Ancaster looks back at 20 years of creativity &am