Fieldcote Memorial Park & Museum

Alert
July 21, 2016 - 12:31pm

Hamilton Fire Department Issues Open Air Burning Ban - July 21, 2016

HAMILTON, ON – July 21, 2016 – Due to current dry weather conditions coupled with the continued forecast of extreme temperatures with no appreciable rain in the near future, the Hamilton Fire Department has issued an immediate ban on all open air burning in the City of Hamilton.  This ban suspends all approved Open Air Burning Permits.

More information and details about the ban.

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: Hands-On Nature - A Travelling Exhibition from the ROM
On display until Saturday, October 22, 2016
Time: 1 to 5 pm (Tuesday to Saturday)


Discover biodiversity! Come and experience Hands on Nature, a travelling exhibition from the Royal Ontario Museum! Through active learning, children and adults will become more aware of their natural surroundings and how to care for our environment!

Cost: Adults $3.50, Seniors/Youth $3, Children $2.50, Infants Free, Family $10

Events at Fieldcote Memorial Park & Museum

Exhibit: Memories of Saint John’s: The First 200 Years
On display until Saturday, October 22, 2016
Time: 1 to 5 pm (Tuesday to Saturday)


St. John’s Anglican Church of Ancaster celebrates its 200th Anniversary in 2016. This exhibition explores two centuries worth of memories associated with this historic church.  
Cost: Adults $3.50, Seniors/Youth $3, Children $2.50, Infants Free, Family $10

Ancaster Dream Gardens Tour & Tea

Ancaster Dream Gardens Tour & Tea
Saturday, July 16, 2016


Join us on an exploration of the lovely private gardens of Ancaster. Delight in a symphony of flowers and shapes and enjoy a delicious tea on the beautiful grounds of Fieldcote Memorial Park and Museum. Gardens will be open rain or shine, all gardens accessed at own risk and may be uneven and slippery. In the event of rain, tea will be served at the Ancaster Old Town Hall located at 310 Wilson Street East beginning at 12 noon to 4 pm. For details or tickets please call Fieldcote at 905-648-8144 or email fieldcote@hamilton.ca. Organized by the Ancaster Horticultural Society in support of the Fieldcote Expansion Fundraising campaign.

No parking at Fieldcote Museum July 16. Parking will be available behind Memorial School. To access: turn onto Queen Street off Sulphur Springs Road. More parking is available on Wilson Street in the village core, easy walking distance of Fieldcote. 


Music at Fieldcote
Sunday, July 17, 2016

Time: 7 to 9 pm
Enjoy a memorable performance every Sunday evening during the months of July & August. A variety of talented musicians will be performing at the band shell on the grounds of Fieldcote Memorial Park and Museum. Bring a lawn chair or a blanket and find a spot to be entertained. Artist performing is George Fox.  For more information about the artists performing, visit www.musicatfieldcote.com. Free outdoor event.



Music at Fieldcote
Sunday, July 24, 2016

Time: 7 to 9 pm
Enjoy a memorable performance every Sunday evening during the months of July & August. A variety of talented musicians will be performing at the band shell on the grounds of Fieldcote Memorial Park and Museum. Bring a lawn chair or a blanket and find a spot to be entertained.  Artist performing is Adi Braun. For more information about the artists performing, visit www.musicatfieldcote.com. Free outdoor event.



Music at Fieldcote
Sunday, July 31, 2016

Time: 7 to 9 pm
Enjoy a memorable performance every Sunday evening during the months of July & August. A variety of talented musicians will be performing at the band shell on the grounds of Fieldcote Memorial Park and Museum. Bring a lawn chair or a blanket and find a spot to be entertained.  Artist performing is Joe Sealy and Jacqui Richardson – Africville Suite.  For more information about the artists performing, visit www.musicatfieldcote.com. Free outdoor event.



Emancipation Day at Griffin House
Sunday, July 31, 2016

Time: 1 to 4 pm
Join us at the historic Griffin House and discover how Enerals Griffin, one of the first African-American settlers in Ancaster, & his Family, lived in the late1830’s on a farm in Upper Canada. Learn about local Black History in the Hamilton area. Free event.
Location:
Griffin House, 733 Mineral Springs Road, Ancaster



Films at Fieldcote - Zootopia
Friday, August 5, 2016

Time: 9 pm
Enjoy movies under the stars every Friday evening in August. Bring a lawn chair or blanket. Parking is available within close proximity of Fieldcote including the area behind Ryerson United Church. Visit www.musicatfieldcote.com for details and movie titles.  Free outdoor event.



Music at Fieldcote
Sunday, August 7, 2016

Time: 7 to 9 pm
Enjoy a memorable performance every Sunday evening during the months of July & August. A variety of talented musicians will be performing at the band shell on the grounds of Fieldcote Memorial Park and Museum. Bring a lawn chair or a blanket and find a spot to be entertained. Artist performing is Ken Levigne. For more information about the artists performing, visit www.musicatfieldcote.com. Free outdoor event.



Teen Quilt Academy
August 8 to 12, 2016
Time:  10 am to 4 pm
Located at the Ancaster Old Town Hall. Celebrating its 19th year, this week-long event is suitable for youth 10 years of age and up. Adults are also welcome. Participants will finish a twin-sized quilt to which will be quilted later. The camp fosters sewing and fibre arts. Sewing machine in working order is required. Limited number of teensaccepted, suitable for ages 11 years old +.  Cost $70 members. $75 non-members. Supply list upon registration.



Films at Fieldcote - Inside Out
Friday, August 12, 2016

Time: 9 pm
Enjoy movies under the stars every Friday evening in August. Bring a lawn chair or blanket. Parking is available within close proximity of Fieldcote including the area behind Ryerson United Church. Visit www.musicatfieldcote.com for details and movie titles.  Free outdoor event.



Music at Fieldcote
Sunday, August 14, 2016

Time: 7 to 9 pm
Enjoy a memorable performance every Sunday evening during the months of July & August. A variety of talented musicians will be performing at the band shell on the grounds of Fieldcote Memorial Park and Museum. Bring a lawn chair or a blanket and find a spot to be entertained. Artist performing is Sultans of String. For more information about the artists performing, visit www.musicatfieldcote.com. Free outdoor event.



Two-Day Medieval Illumination Watercolour Class
August 14 & 15, 2015
Time:  10 am to 4 pm
Located at the Ancaster Old Town Hall. A two-day opportunity to create your own special project, using the processes of Medieval Illumination. This is a watercolour class with a Romanesque and Flemish High Realism theme. You will adorn and illuminate an image.  Cost: $110 members, $115 non-members. 24 K gold leaf will be supplied. Supply list available upon registration.  Suitable for all ages.



Films at Fieldcote - The Muppets (2011)
Friday, August 19, 2016

Time: 9 pm
Enjoy movies under the stars every Friday evening in August. Bring a lawn chair or blanket. Parking is available within close proximity of Fieldcote including the area behind Ryerson United Church. Visit www.musicatfieldcote.com for details and movie titles.  Free outdoor event.



Music at Fieldcote
Sunday, August 21, 2016

Time: 7 to 9 pm
Enjoy a memorable performance every Sunday evening during the months of July & August. A variety of talented musicians will be performing at the band shell on the grounds of Fieldcote Memorial Park and Museum. Bring a lawn chair or a blanket and find a spot to be entertained. Artist performing is Daimh. For more information about the artists performing, visit www.musicatfieldcote.com. Free outdoor event.



Films at Fieldcote - The Incredibles
Friday, August 26, 2016

Time: 9 pm
Enjoy movies under the stars every Friday evening in August. Bring a lawn chair or blanket. Parking is available within close proximity of Fieldcote including the area behind Ryerson United Church. Visit www.musicatfieldcote.com for details and movie titles.  Free outdoor event.



Ontario Archaeological Society Monthly Lectures
Thursday, October 20, 2016

Time: 7 to 9 pm
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.



2nd Annual Pumpkin Walk at Fieldcote Museum
Thursday, October 27, 2016

Time: 6 to 8 pm
This is a wonderful activity for your little ones.  Walk a slightly spooky trail thorough the grounds of Fieldcote Museum, illuminated by hand carved pumpkins both comical and creepy.



One Day Medieval Illumination Watercolour Class
Sunday, November 6, 2016
Time: 10 am to 3:30 pm
Located at the Ancaster Old Town Hall. A one-day opportunity to create your own special project, using the processes of Medieval Illumination. This is a watercolour class with a Romanesque and Flemish High Realism theme. You will adorn and illuminate an image.  Cost: $55 members, $60 non-members. 24 K gold leaf will be supplied. Supply list available upon registration.  Suitable for all ages.



Exhibit:  A Forest of Christmas Trees
November 15, 2016 to December 23, 2016

Time:  1 to 5 pm (Tuesday to Sunday)
Members of the community are invited to decorate a tree and win a prize. Come explore this magical display of Christmas trees and vote for your favourite trees!  Prizes awarded at The Big Sing on Friday, December 16, 2016.  Cost: Adults $3.50, Seniors/Youth $3, Children $2.50, Infants Free, Family $10



Magical Evening Opening of Forest of Christmas Trees
Wednesday, November 16, 2016

Time: 7 to 9 pm
Please join us for a magical evening opening of our Forest of Christmas Trees exhibition. Explore the “forest” and vote for your favourite trees while enjoying hot cider, festive treats and music.



Ontario Archaeological Society Monthly Lectures
Thursday, November 17, 2016

Time: 7 to 9 pm
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.  Free Event.



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 a carol sing-along.  Cost: $10 per person. $20 per family.