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! View all Hamilton Civic Museum Events


Exhibit: Anything You Can Imagine…Student Art Show

Tuesday, May 29, 2018 to Saturday, June 2, 2018
1:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Come delight in the amazing creative talents shown by the students from Ancaster High School.

Exhibit: From 'The Ark' - Ancaster 150

Tuesday, May 29, 2018 to Saturday, June 2, 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.

Ancaster Heritage Days

Tuesday, June 5, 2018 to Saturday, June 9, 2018
12:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Fieldcote’s 30th Anniversary will be the theme for this year’s Ancaster Heritage Days Parade in beautiful downtown Ancaster.

Exhibit: Anything You Can Imagine…Student Art Show

Tuesday, June 5, 2018 to Saturday, June 9, 2018
1:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Come delight in the amazing creative talents shown by the students from Ancaster High School.

Exhibit: From 'The Ark' - Ancaster 150

Tuesday, June 5, 2018 to Saturday, June 9, 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.

Party in the Park: Fieldcote 30th Anniversary Celebration

Friday, June 8, 2018
6:30 pm to 10:30 pm

Ancaster Heritage Days, Music at Fieldcote and Knights of Columbus partner with Fieldcote. Join us for a party 'under the big tent' as Fieldcote ce

Exhibit: From 'The Ark' - Ancaster 150

Tuesday, June 12, 2018 to Saturday, June 16, 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.

Exhibit: From 'The Ark' - Ancaster 150

Tuesday, June 19, 2018 to Saturday, June 23, 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.

Ontario Archaeological Society Monthly Lectures

Thursday, June 21, 2018
7:00 pm to 9:00 pm

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

Exhibit: From 'The Ark' - Ancaster 150

Tuesday, June 26, 2018 to Saturday, June 30, 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.

Exhibit: From 'The Ark' - Ancaster 150

Tuesday, July 3, 2018 to Saturday, July 7, 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.

Music at Fieldcote

Sunday, July 8, 2018
7:00 pm to 9:00 pm

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

Exhibit: From 'The Ark' - Ancaster 150

Tuesday, July 10, 2018 to Saturday, July 14, 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.

Music at Fieldcote

Sunday, July 15, 2018
7:00 pm to 9:00 pm

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

Exhibit: From 'The Ark' - Ancaster 150

Tuesday, July 17, 2018 to Saturday, July 21, 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.

Music at Fieldcote

Sunday, July 22, 2018
7:00 pm to 9:00 pm

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

Exhibit: From 'The Ark' - Ancaster 150

Tuesday, July 24, 2018 to Saturday, July 28, 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.

Music at Fieldcote

Sunday, July 29, 2018
7:00 pm to 9:00 pm

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

Exhibit: From 'The Ark' - Ancaster 150

Tuesday, July 31, 2018 to Saturday, August 4, 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.

Music at Fieldcote

Sunday, August 5, 2018
7:00 pm to 9:00 pm

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

Exhibit: From 'The Ark' - Ancaster 150

Tuesday, August 7, 2018 to Saturday, August 11, 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.

Music at Fieldcote

Sunday, August 12, 2018
7:00 pm to 9:00 pm

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

Teen Quilt Academy

Monday, August 13, 2018 to Friday, August 17, 2018
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.

Exhibit: From 'The Ark' - Ancaster 150

Tuesday, August 14, 2018 to Saturday, August 18, 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.

Two Day Medieval Illumination Watercolour Class

Sunday, August 19, 2018 to Monday, August 20, 2018
10:00 am to 3:30 pm

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

Music at Fieldcote

Sunday, August 19, 2018
7:00 pm to 9:00 pm

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

Exhibit: From 'The Ark' - Ancaster 150

Tuesday, August 21, 2018 to Saturday, August 25, 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.

Music at Fieldcote

Sunday, August 26, 2018
7:00 pm to 9:00 pm

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

Exhibit: From 'The Ark' - Ancaster 150

Tuesday, August 28, 2018 to Saturday, September 1, 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.

Exhibit: From 'The Ark' - Ancaster 150

Tuesday, September 4, 2018 to Saturday, September 8, 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.

Exhibit: From 'The Ark' - Ancaster 150

Tuesday, September 11, 2018 to Saturday, September 15, 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.

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.

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: 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.

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

Wednesday, October 24, 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.

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.