Museum Events

Doing It Justice: The Steam Museum in 3-D

Tuesday, January 22, 2019 to Sunday, September 8, 2019
12:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Hamilton Museum of Steam & Technology National Historic Site, 900 Woodward Avenue, Hamilton

Join us for a free exhibit of Jennifer Kaye's photography.

Exhibit: Stories from the Edge

Saturday, May 4, 2019 to Tuesday, December 24, 2019
12:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Fieldcote Memorial Park & Museum, 64 Sulphur Springs Road, Ancaster

Visit the new exhibit at Fieldcote showcasing stories and aritifacts of Ancaster's history.

Historic Cooking Workshop: Strawberry Soiree

Friday, June 28, 2019
5:00 pm to 7:30 pm
Dundurn National Historic Site, 610 York Boulevard, Hamilton

Discover this delicious heart shaped fruit’s legacy in a delightful hands-on cooking experience.

Music at Fieldcote: Ottawa Valley Kitchen Party

Sunday, June 30, 2019
7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Fieldcote Memorial Park & Museum, 64 Sulphur Springs Road, Ancaster

Join us for the first summer performance at the band shell at Fieldcote Museum.

Canada Day Military Tattoo

Monday, July 1, 2019
5:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Dundurn National Historic Site, 610 York Boulevard, Hamilton

Enjoy a spectacular military musical celebration and experience a tradition that celebrates 25 years in Dundurn Park!

Canada Day Military Tattoo

Monday, July 1, 2019
5:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Dundurn National Historic Site, 610 York Boulevard, Hamilton

Enjoy a spectacular military musical celebration and experience a tradition that celebrates 25 years in Dundurn Park!

Terrific Tuesday: Mandala Art

Tuesday, July 2, 2019
10:00 am to 3:00 pm
Hamilton Children's Museum, 1072 Main Street East, Hamilton

Join us to create a painted mandala.

Historic Garden Tours

Tuesday, July 2, 2019 to Sunday, July 7, 2019
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Dundurn National Historic Site, 610 York Boulevard, Hamilton

Enjoy informative stories and historic gardening knowledge conveyed by costumed garden staff.

Weeding Wednesday in Dundurn’s Kitchen Garden

Wednesday, July 3, 2019
10:00 am to 11:30 am
Dundurn National Historic Site, 610 York Boulevard, Hamilton

Looking to get your fingers in the dirt, learn something new? Join us for this free, drop-in program in Dundurn’s Kitchen Garden.

Wednesdays at Whitehern: Ruth Sutherland

Wednesday, July 3, 2019
12:00 pm to 2:00 pm
Whitehern Historic House & Garden, 41 Jackson Street West, Hamilton

Bring your lunch and enjoy the stunning historic garden setting and all-you-can-drink tea or lemonade while listening to live music.

Crime Scene Investigation Day

Thursday, July 4, 2019
9:30 am to 3:30 pm
Hamilton Children's Museum, 1072 Main Street East, Hamilton

Become a Crime Scene Investigator and help the Children’s Museum police solve the crime.

StoryWalk with the HPL

Friday, July 5, 2019
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Hamilton Children's Museum, 1072 Main Street East, Hamilton

A StoryWalk® features a children's picture book, mounted page by page, throughout a park or along a trail to encourage both reading and physical li

Behind the Scenes Interpreter-led Tour

Saturday, July 6, 2019
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Hamilton Museum of Steam & Technology National Historic Site, 900 Woodward Avenue, Hamilton

Discover this National Historic Site from an entirely different perspective.

Golden Horseshoe Live Steamer Days

Sunday, July 7, 2019
11:00 am to 4:00 pm
Hamilton Museum of Steam & Technology National Historic Site, 900 Woodward Avenue, Hamilton

Catch a ride on miniature trains and witness the social and mechanical life of Canada's early industrial revolution during a free guided tour of th

Music at Fieldcote: Russell De Carle

Sunday, July 7, 2019
7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Fieldcote Memorial Park & Museum, 64 Sulphur Springs Road, Ancaster

Join us for an evening performance at the band shell at Fieldcote Museum. Bring a lawn chair or a blanket and find a spot to be entertained.

Behind the Scenes Curator-led Tour

Monday, July 8, 2019
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Hamilton Museum of Steam & Technology National Historic Site, 900 Woodward Avenue, Hamilton

Discover this National Historic Site from an entirely different perspective.

Terrific Tuesday: Dance-a-thon

Tuesday, July 9, 2019
10:00 am to 3:00 pm
Hamilton Children's Museum, 1072 Main Street East, Hamilton

Rock your socks off and get your body moving as we dance for the fun of it!

Historic Garden Tours

Tuesday, July 9, 2019 to Sunday, July 14, 2019
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Dundurn National Historic Site, 610 York Boulevard, Hamilton

Enjoy informative stories and historic gardening knowledge conveyed by costumed garden staff.

Weeding Wednesday in Dundurn’s Kitchen Garden

Wednesday, July 10, 2019
10:00 am to 11:30 am
Dundurn National Historic Site, 610 York Boulevard, Hamilton

Looking to get your fingers in the dirt, learn something new? Join us for this free, drop-in program in Dundurn’s Kitchen Garden.

Wednesdays at Whitehern: Rambling Roosters

Wednesday, July 10, 2019
12:00 pm to 2:00 pm
Whitehern Historic House & Garden, 41 Jackson Street West, Hamilton

Bring your lunch and enjoy the stunning historic garden setting and all-you-can-drink tea or lemonade while listening to live music.

Nature Maker Space

Friday, July 12, 2019
10:00 am to 3:00 pm
Hamilton Children's Museum, 1072 Main Street East, Hamilton

Get your creative juices flowing in the museum’s mini makerspace.

Music at Fieldcote: Patricia O’Callaghan

Sunday, July 14, 2019
7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Fieldcote Memorial Park & Museum, 64 Sulphur Springs Road, Ancaster

Join us for an evening performance at the band shell at Fieldcote Museum. Bring a lawn chair or a blanket and find a spot to be entertained.

Terrific Tuesday: Acrylic Pour Painting

Tuesday, July 16, 2019
10:00 am to 3:00 pm
Hamilton Children's Museum, 1072 Main Street East, Hamilton

Also known as fluid art, acrylic pour painting is a fun and messy way to make abstract art.

Historic Garden Tours

Tuesday, July 16, 2019 to Sunday, July 21, 2019
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Dundurn National Historic Site, 610 York Boulevard, Hamilton

Enjoy informative stories and historic gardening knowledge conveyed by costumed garden staff.

Weeding Wednesday in Dundurn’s Kitchen Garden

Wednesday, July 17, 2019
10:00 am to 11:30 am
Dundurn National Historic Site, 610 York Boulevard, Hamilton

Looking to get your fingers in the dirt, learn something new? Join us for this free, drop-in program in Dundurn’s Kitchen Garden.

Teddy Bear Picnic

Wednesday, July 17, 2019
12:00 pm to 2:00 pm
Hamilton Children's Museum, 1072 Main Street East, Hamilton

Dr. Teddy, from Whitehern Historic House & Garden will help you take care of your bear.

Wednesdays at Whitehern: Michelle & Arnie

Wednesday, July 17, 2019
12:00 pm to 2:00 pm
Whitehern Historic House & Garden, 41 Jackson Street West, Hamilton

Bring your lunch and enjoy the stunning historic garden setting and all-you-can-drink tea or lemonade while listening to live music.

Dundurn at Dusk

Friday, July 19, 2019
7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Dundurn National Historic Site, 610 York Boulevard, Hamilton

Led by costumed gardeners, join us to experience the sights and scents of flowering plants best enjoyed as the sun sets.

Behind the Scenes Interpreter-led Tour

Saturday, July 20, 2019
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Hamilton Museum of Steam & Technology National Historic Site, 900 Woodward Avenue, Hamilton

Discover this National Historic Site from an entirely different perspective.

Historic Cooking Workshop: Plant Bake Hunt Eat

Sunday, July 21, 2019
10:00 am to 12:30 pm
Dundurn National Historic Site, 610 York Boulevard, Hamilton

Join our costumed interpreters for a hands-on workshop packed with family friendly fun.

Music at Fieldcote: Mariacha Fuego & Ari and the Alibis

Sunday, July 21, 2019
6:15 pm to 9:00 pm
Fieldcote Memorial Park & Museum, 64 Sulphur Springs Road, Ancaster

Join us for an evening at the band shell at Fieldcote Museum with a pre-concert performance.

Terrific Tuesday: Studio Babette presents Where are you Cinderella?

Tuesday, July 23, 2019
10:00 am to 3:00 pm
Hamilton Children's Museum, 1072 Main Street East, Hamilton

‘Where are you Cinderella?’ features refurbished, re-costumed puppets on a new two-tiered stage with hidden puppeteers.

Historic Garden Tours

Tuesday, July 23, 2019 to Sunday, July 28, 2019
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Dundurn National Historic Site, 610 York Boulevard, Hamilton

Enjoy informative stories and historic gardening knowledge conveyed by costumed garden staff.

Weeding Wednesday in Dundurn’s Kitchen Garden

Wednesday, July 24, 2019
10:00 am to 11:30 am
Dundurn National Historic Site, 610 York Boulevard, Hamilton

Looking to get your fingers in the dirt, learn something new? Join us for this free, drop-in program in Dundurn’s Kitchen Garden.

Wednesdays at Whitehern: Doug Feaver

Wednesday, July 24, 2019
12:00 pm to 2:00 pm
Whitehern Historic House & Garden, 41 Jackson Street West, Hamilton

Bring your lunch and enjoy the stunning historic garden setting and all-you-can-drink tea or lemonade while listening to live music.

Dundurn at Dusk

Friday, July 26, 2019
7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Dundurn National Historic Site, 610 York Boulevard, Hamilton

Led by costumed gardeners, join us to experience the sights and scents of flowering plants best enjoyed as the sun sets.

MacNab’s Kitchen

Saturday, July 27, 2019
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Dundurn National Historic Site, 610 York Boulevard, Hamilton

Led by costumed staff, visitors will explore over 40 rooms and discover the history of the MacNab family and the servants who lived and worked belo

Five Senses

Saturday, July 27, 2019
10:00 am to 3:00 pm
Hamilton Children's Museum, 1072 Main Street East, Hamilton

Join us for a day of sensory play. There will be lots of crafts, activities and games to tickle all of your five senses!

The Heights: A War of 1812 Tour of Dundurn National Historic Site

Sunday, July 28, 2019
9:30 am to 11:30 am
Dundurn National Historic Site, 610 York Boulevard, Hamilton

A guided tour of Dundurn Castle, including the Military Museum. Pre-registration is required.

Golden Horseshoe Live Steamer Days

Sunday, July 28, 2019
11:00 am to 4:00 pm
Hamilton Museum of Steam & Technology National Historic Site, 900 Woodward Avenue, Hamilton

Catch a ride on miniature trains and witness the social and mechanical life of Canada's early industrial revolution during a free guided tour of th

Music at Fieldcote: Karen Thornton & Bill Mays

Sunday, July 28, 2019
6:15 pm to 9:00 pm
Fieldcote Memorial Park & Museum, 64 Sulphur Springs Road, Ancaster

Join us for an evening at the band shell at Fieldcote Museum with a pre-concert performance.

Terrific Tuesday: Reptile Show

Tuesday, July 30, 2019
10:00 am to 3:00 pm
Hamilton Children's Museum, 1072 Main Street East, Hamilton

The Reptile Store will be on hand with all their party animals for a reptile show and a chance to get up close and personal with some of the featur

Historic Garden Tours

Tuesday, July 30, 2019 to Sunday, August 4, 2019
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Dundurn National Historic Site, 610 York Boulevard, Hamilton

Enjoy informative stories and historic gardening knowledge conveyed by costumed garden staff.

Weeding Wednesday in Dundurn’s Kitchen Garden

Wednesday, July 31, 2019
10:00 am to 11:30 am
Dundurn National Historic Site, 610 York Boulevard, Hamilton

Looking to get your fingers in the dirt, learn something new? Join us for this free, drop-in program in Dundurn’s Kitchen Garden.

Wednesdays at Whitehern: Mike & Jill Daley

Wednesday, July 31, 2019
12:00 pm to 2:00 pm
Whitehern Historic House & Garden, 41 Jackson Street West, Hamilton

Bring your lunch and enjoy the stunning historic garden setting and all-you-can-drink tea or lemonade while listening to live music.

Wizardry Summer School

Thursday, August 1, 2019
10:00 am to 3:00 pm
Hamilton Children's Museum, 1072 Main Street East, Hamilton

Wizardry summer school is in session for one day only!

Behind the Scenes Interpreter-led Tour

Saturday, August 3, 2019
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Hamilton Museum of Steam & Technology National Historic Site, 900 Woodward Avenue, Hamilton

Discover this National Historic Site from an entirely different perspective.

Emancipation Day

Sunday, August 4, 2019
1:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Griffin House National Historic Site, 733 Mineral Springs Road, Dundas

Join us to celebrate Emancipation Day and discover how Enerals Griffin and his family, among the first African-American settlers in Ancaster, lived

Music at Fieldcote: Paul Novotny, Robi Botos & Alana Bridgewater

Sunday, August 4, 2019
6:15 pm to 9:00 pm
Fieldcote Memorial Park & Museum, 64 Sulphur Springs Road, Ancaster

Join us for an evening at the band shell at Fieldcote Museum with a pre-concert performance.

Historic Garden Tours

Tuesday, August 6, 2019 to Sunday, August 11, 2019
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Dundurn National Historic Site, 610 York Boulevard, Hamilton

Enjoy informative stories and historic gardening knowledge conveyed by costumed garden staff.

Weeding Wednesday in Dundurn’s Kitchen Garden

Wednesday, August 7, 2019
10:00 am to 11:30 am
Dundurn National Historic Site, 610 York Boulevard, Hamilton

Looking to get your fingers in the dirt, learn something new? Join us for this free, drop-in program in Dundurn’s Kitchen Garden.

Wednesdays at Whitehern: Alfie Smith & Nicole Christian

Wednesday, August 7, 2019
12:00 pm to 2:00 pm
Whitehern Historic House & Garden, 41 Jackson Street West, Hamilton

Bring your lunch and enjoy the stunning historic garden setting and all-you-can-drink tea or lemonade while listening to live music.

Golden Horseshoe Live Steamer Days

Sunday, August 11, 2019
11:00 am to 4:00 pm
Hamilton Museum of Steam & Technology National Historic Site, 900 Woodward Avenue, Hamilton

Catch a ride on miniature trains and witness the social and mechanical life of Canada's early industrial revolution during a free guided tour of th

Teddy Bear's Picnic

Sunday, August 11, 2019
12:00 pm to 2:00 pm
Whitehern Historic House & Garden, 41 Jackson Street West, Hamilton

If you go down to the woods today...children will enjoy old-fashioned games, a teddy bear parade and a teddy bear hospital. 

Music at Fieldcote: Neema Childrens Choir & Ensemle Vivant

Sunday, August 11, 2019
6:15 pm to 9:00 pm
Fieldcote Memorial Park & Museum, 64 Sulphur Springs Road, Ancaster

Join us for an evening at the band shell at Fieldcote Museum with a pre-concert performance.

Teen Quilt Academy

Monday, August 12, 2019 to Friday, August 16, 2019
10:00 am to 4:00 pm
Fieldcote Memorial Park & Museum, 64 Sulphur Springs Road, Ancaster

Join us for week-long camp that fosters sewing and fibre arts. Participants will finish a twin-sized quilt.

Historic Garden Tours

Tuesday, August 13, 2019 to Sunday, August 18, 2019
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Dundurn National Historic Site, 610 York Boulevard, Hamilton

Enjoy informative stories and historic gardening knowledge conveyed by costumed garden staff.

Weeding Wednesday in Dundurn’s Kitchen Garden

Wednesday, August 14, 2019
10:00 am to 11:30 am
Dundurn National Historic Site, 610 York Boulevard, Hamilton

Looking to get your fingers in the dirt, learn something new? Join us for this free, drop-in program in Dundurn’s Kitchen Garden.

Wednesdays at Whitehern: Mountain Road

Wednesday, August 14, 2019
12:00 pm to 2:00 pm
Whitehern Historic House & Garden, 41 Jackson Street West, Hamilton

Bring your lunch and enjoy the stunning historic garden setting and all-you-can-drink tea or lemonade while listening to live music.

Behind the Scenes Interpreter-led Tour

Saturday, August 17, 2019
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Hamilton Museum of Steam & Technology National Historic Site, 900 Woodward Avenue, Hamilton

Discover this National Historic Site from an entirely different perspective.

Two Day Medieval Illumination Workshop

Sunday, August 18, 2019 to Monday, August 19, 2019
10:00 am to 1:30 pm
Ancaster Old Town Hall, 310 Wilson Street East, Ancaster

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

Sara Calder Day

Sunday, August 18, 2019
12:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Battlefield House Museum & Park, 77 King Street West, Stoney Creek

Celebrate the birthday of the woman who ensured the preservation of the Gage family home and the site of the Battle of Stoney Creek.

Music at Fieldcote: Poor Angus

Sunday, August 18, 2019
7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Fieldcote Memorial Park & Museum, 64 Sulphur Springs Road, Ancaster

Join us for an evening performance at the band shell at Fieldcote Museum. Bring a lawn chair or a blanket and find a spot to be entertained.

Historic Garden Tours

Tuesday, August 20, 2019 to Sunday, August 25, 2019
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Dundurn National Historic Site, 610 York Boulevard, Hamilton

Enjoy informative stories and historic gardening knowledge conveyed by costumed garden staff.

Weeding Wednesday in Dundurn’s Kitchen Garden

Wednesday, August 21, 2019
10:00 am to 11:30 am
Dundurn National Historic Site, 610 York Boulevard, Hamilton

Looking to get your fingers in the dirt, learn something new? Join us for this free, drop-in program in Dundurn’s Kitchen Garden.

Wednesdays at Whitehern: Aubrey Wilson Quartet

Wednesday, August 21, 2019
12:00 pm to 2:00 pm
Whitehern Historic House & Garden, 41 Jackson Street West, Hamilton

Bring your lunch and enjoy the stunning historic garden setting and all-you-can-drink tea or lemonade while listening to live music.

MacNab’s Kitchen

Saturday, August 24, 2019
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Dundurn National Historic Site, 610 York Boulevard, Hamilton

Led by costumed staff, visitors will explore over 40 rooms and discover the history of the MacNab family and the servants who lived and worked belo

The Heights: A War of 1812 Tour of Dundurn National Historic Site

Sunday, August 25, 2019
9:30 am to 11:30 am
Dundurn National Historic Site, 610 York Boulevard, Hamilton

A guided tour of Dundurn Castle, including the Military Museum. Pre-registration is required.

Golden Horseshoe Live Steamer Days

Sunday, August 25, 2019
11:00 am to 4:00 pm
Hamilton Museum of Steam & Technology National Historic Site, 900 Woodward Avenue, Hamilton

Catch a ride on miniature trains and witness the social and mechanical life of Canada's early industrial revolution during a free guided tour of th

Hamilton Mini Maker Faire

Sunday, August 25, 2019
11:00 am to 5:00 pm
Hamilton Museum of Steam & Technology National Historic Site, 900 Woodward Avenue, Hamilton

Join us as we celebrate invention, innovation, engineering, and creativity.

Behind the Scenes Curator-led Tour

Monday, August 26, 2019
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Hamilton Museum of Steam & Technology National Historic Site, 900 Woodward Avenue, Hamilton

Discover this National Historic Site from an entirely different perspective.

Historic Garden Tours

Tuesday, August 27, 2019 to Sunday, September 1, 2019
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Dundurn National Historic Site, 610 York Boulevard, Hamilton

Enjoy informative stories and historic gardening knowledge conveyed by costumed garden staff.

Weeding Wednesday in Dundurn’s Kitchen Garden

Wednesday, August 28, 2019
10:00 am to 11:30 am
Dundurn National Historic Site, 610 York Boulevard, Hamilton

Looking to get your fingers in the dirt, learn something new? Join us for this free, drop-in program in Dundurn’s Kitchen Garden.

Wednesdays at Whitehern: Two Harps

Wednesday, August 28, 2019
12:00 pm to 2:00 pm
Whitehern Historic House & Garden, 41 Jackson Street West, Hamilton

Bring your lunch and enjoy the stunning historic garden setting and all-you-can-drink tea or lemonade while listening to live music.

Behind the Scenes Interpreter-led Tour

Saturday, August 31, 2019
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Hamilton Museum of Steam & Technology National Historic Site, 900 Woodward Avenue, Hamilton

Discover this National Historic Site from an entirely different perspective.

Golden Horseshoe Live Steamer Days

Sunday, September 8, 2019
11:00 am to 4:00 pm
Hamilton Museum of Steam & Technology National Historic Site, 900 Woodward Avenue, Hamilton

Catch a ride on miniature trains and witness the social and mechanical life of Canada's early industrial revolution during a free guided tour of th

Behind the Scenes Curator-led Tour

Monday, September 9, 2019
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Hamilton Museum of Steam & Technology National Historic Site, 900 Woodward Avenue, Hamilton

Discover this National Historic Site from an entirely different perspective.

Friends of Battlefield House Museum Lecture Series

Tuesday, September 10, 2019
7:30 pm to 9:00 pm
Battlefield House Museum & Park, 77 King Street West, Stoney Creek

Join us as Ian Kerr Wilson shares his knowledge of the Hamilton Harbour and its history.

For all ages.

Ontario Archaeological Society Monthly Lectures

Thursday, September 19, 2019
7:30 pm to 9:00 pm
Fieldcote Memorial Park & Museum, 64 Sulphur Springs Road, Ancaster

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

The Heights: A War of 1812 Tour of Dundurn National Historic Site

Sunday, September 22, 2019
9:30 am to 11:30 am
Dundurn National Historic Site, 610 York Boulevard, Hamilton

A guided tour of Dundurn Castle, including the Military Museum. Pre-registration is required.

Apple Festival

Saturday, September 28, 2019
9:00 am to 4:30 pm
Battlefield House Museum & Park, 77 King Street West, Stoney Creek

Join us for fall-time harvest fun in Battlefield Park.

MacNab’s Kitchen

Saturday, September 28, 2019
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Dundurn National Historic Site, 610 York Boulevard, Hamilton

Led by costumed staff, visitors will explore over 40 rooms and discover the history of the MacNab family and the servants who lived and worked belo

Tesla Electric City Festival

Sunday, September 29, 2019
11:00 am to 5:00 pm
Hamilton Museum of Steam & Technology National Historic Site, 900 Woodward Avenue, Hamilton

Join us for this all-ages gathering of commercial exhibitors, tech enthusiasts, hobbyists, science clubs, artists and students celebrating the incr

An Evening with Lawrence Hill

Wednesday, October 2, 2019
7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Ancaster Old Town Hall, 310 Wilson Street East, Ancaster

Join internationally renowned author Lawrence Hill as he speaks about "Faction: Merging History and Fiction in The Book of Negroes and The Illegal"

An Evening with Lawrence Hill

Wednesday, October 2, 2019
7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Ancaster Old Town Hall, 310 Wilson Street East, Ancaster

Join internationally renowned author Lawrence Hill as he speaks about "Faction: Merging History and Fiction in The Book of Negroes and The Illegal"

Morning Quilting Workshop Series

Monday, October 7, 2019 to Monday, December 2, 2019
9:30 am to 12:00 pm
Ancaster Old Town Hall, 310 Wilson Street East, Ancaster

Participants of all skill levels are welcome to engage in this make-a-quilt project. Drop in for a couple of hours a week or stay for four.

Behind the Scenes Curator-led Tour

Monday, October 7, 2019
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Hamilton Museum of Steam & Technology National Historic Site, 900 Woodward Avenue, Hamilton

Discover this National Historic Site from an entirely different perspective.

Friends of Battlefield House Museum Lecture Series - Jim Hill

Tuesday, October 8, 2019
7:30 pm to 9:00 pm
Battlefield House Museum & Park, 77 King Street West, Stoney Creek

Join us as Jim Hill shares the history of the Niagara Parks Commission, its preservation of Battlefield Park and the significance of the historic s

Ontario Archaeological Society Monthly Lectures

Thursday, October 17, 2019
7:30 pm to 9:00 pm
Fieldcote Memorial Park & Museum, 64 Sulphur Springs Road, Ancaster

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

Harvest Home Breakfast

Saturday, October 26, 2019
9:00 am to 11:00 am
Ancaster Old Town Hall, 310 Wilson Street East, Ancaster

Enjoy a hearty farmer style breakfast at the historic Ancaster Old Town Hall and then wander over to Fieldcote Museum to explore its current exhibi

We Remember

Friday, November 8, 2019 to Sunday, November 10, 2019
12:00 pm to 4:00 pm
The Hamilton Military Museum, 610 York Boulevard, Hamilton

On Remembrance Day we acknowledge the struggle of men and women in their work toward the goal of peace.

We Remember

Friday, November 8, 2019 to Sunday, November 10, 2019
12:00 pm to 4:00 pm
The Hamilton Military Museum, 610 York Boulevard, Hamilton

On Remembrance Day we acknowledge the struggle of men and women in their work toward the goal of peace.

Friends of Battlefield House Museum Lecture Series - Heidi Madden

Tuesday, November 12, 2019
7:30 pm to 9:00 pm
Battlefield House Museum & Park, 77 King Street West, Stoney Creek

Join us as Heidi Madden examines the national identity of historic sites and their significance in preserving Canada’s history.

The McQuesten Family Christmas: Opening Weekend

Saturday, November 16, 2019 to Sunday, November 17, 2019
12:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Whitehern Historic House & Garden, 41 Jackson Street West, Hamilton

Visit Whitehern to see the home in all its Christmas finery.

The McQuesten Family Christmas

Tuesday, November 19, 2019 to Sunday, November 24, 2019
12:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Whitehern Historic House & Garden, 41 Jackson Street West, Hamilton

Enjoy this special time of year as the McQuestens look back on the Christmas of their childhood. 

Ontario Archaeological Society Monthly Lectures

Thursday, November 21, 2019
7:30 pm to 9:00 pm
Fieldcote Memorial Park & Museum, 64 Sulphur Springs Road, Ancaster

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

Victorian Christmas

Saturday, November 23, 2019 to Sunday, November 24, 2019
12:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Dundurn National Historic Site, 610 York Boulevard, Hamilton

Enjoy the beauty of a mid-19th century family Christmas celebration at Dundurn Castle.

Christmas in the Pioneer Spirit

Saturday, November 23, 2019 to Tuesday, December 31, 2019
12:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Battlefield House Museum & Park, 77 King Street West, Stoney Creek

Gather your family together, take a break from holiday shopping and step back in time to experience the warmth, welcome & simplicity of an earl

An Evening with Jane Austen

Saturday, November 23, 2019
7:00 pm to 10:00 pm
Battlefield House Museum & Park, 77 King Street West, Stoney Creek

Join us as we celebrate the writings of author Jane Austen and help bring the charm of the early 19th century to life with fashion, music, dancing

One Day Medieval Illumination Workshop

Sunday, November 24, 2019
10:00 am to 3:30 pm
Ancaster Old Town Hall, 310 Wilson Street East, Ancaster

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

First Day of Christmas at Dundurn

Sunday, November 24, 2019
12:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Dundurn National Historic Site, 610 York Boulevard, Hamilton

Visit Dundurn for the first day of its Victorian Christmas for free.

The McQuesten Family Christmas

Tuesday, November 26, 2019 to Sunday, December 1, 2019
12:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Whitehern Historic House & Garden, 41 Jackson Street West, Hamilton

Enjoy this special time of year as the McQuestens look back on the Christmas of their childhood. 

Victorian Christmas

Tuesday, November 26, 2019 to Sunday, December 1, 2019
12:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Dundurn National Historic Site, 610 York Boulevard, Hamilton

Enjoy the beauty of a mid-19th century family Christmas celebration at Dundurn Castle.

Historic Cooking Workshop: Dough-Re-Me

Saturday, November 30, 2019
9:00 am to 12:00 pm
Dundurn National Historic Site, 610 York Boulevard, Hamilton

Family fun is on the menu! Prepare some tasty treats in the historic kitchen below stairs. Pre-registration is required.

Historic Cooking Workshop: Victorian Christmas Delights

Sunday, December 1, 2019
9:00 am to 12:00 pm
Dundurn National Historic Site, 610 York Boulevard, Hamilton

Enjoy an authentic Victorian Christmas cooking experience at Dundurn. Pre-registration required.

The McQuesten Family Christmas

Tuesday, December 3, 2019 to Sunday, December 8, 2019
12:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Whitehern Historic House & Garden, 41 Jackson Street West, Hamilton

Enjoy this special time of year as the McQuestens look back on the Christmas of their childhood. 

Victorian Christmas

Tuesday, December 3, 2019 to Sunday, December 8, 2019
12:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Dundurn National Historic Site, 610 York Boulevard, Hamilton

Enjoy the beauty of a mid-19th century family Christmas celebration at Dundurn Castle.

Friends of Battlefield House Museum Lecture Series - Zig Misiak

Tuesday, December 3, 2019
7:30 pm to 9:00 pm
Battlefield House Museum & Park, 77 King Street West, Stoney Creek

Join us for an illustrated talk as Zig Misiak features the Native Nations during the War of 1812.

For all ages.

Historic Cooking Workshop: Delicious Desserts

Friday, December 6, 2019
6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Dundurn National Historic Site, 610 York Boulevard, Hamilton

Baking for the holidays is a large part of many household traditions. Pre-registration required.

Christmas Evening Tours at Dundurn

Saturday, December 7, 2019 to Sunday, December 8, 2019
7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Dundurn National Historic Site, 610 York Boulevard, Hamilton

Enjoy a unique opportunity to see Dundurn Castle decorated for Christmas in the evening. Pre-registration is required.

The McQuesten Family Christmas

Tuesday, December 10, 2019 to Sunday, December 15, 2019
12:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Whitehern Historic House & Garden, 41 Jackson Street West, Hamilton

Enjoy this special time of year as the McQuestens look back on the Christmas of their childhood. 

Victorian Christmas

Tuesday, December 10, 2019 to Sunday, December 15, 2019
12:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Dundurn National Historic Site, 610 York Boulevard, Hamilton

Enjoy the beauty of a mid-19th century family Christmas celebration at Dundurn Castle.

The Big Sing!

Friday, December 13, 2019
7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Ancaster Old Town Hall, 310 Wilson Street East, Ancaster

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

Christmas Evening Tours at Dundurn

Friday, December 13, 2019 to Sunday, December 15, 2019
7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Dundurn National Historic Site, 610 York Boulevard, Hamilton

Enjoy a unique opportunity to see Dundurn Castle decorated for Christmas in the evening. Pre-registration is required.

The McQuesten Family Christmas

Tuesday, December 17, 2019 to Sunday, December 22, 2019
12:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Whitehern Historic House & Garden, 41 Jackson Street West, Hamilton

Enjoy this special time of year as the McQuestens look back on the Christmas of their childhood. 

Victorian Christmas

Tuesday, December 17, 2019 to Sunday, December 22, 2019
12:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Dundurn National Historic Site, 610 York Boulevard, Hamilton

Enjoy the beauty of a mid-19th century family Christmas celebration at Dundurn Castle.

Christmas Evening Tours at Dundurn

Friday, December 20, 2019 to Sunday, December 22, 2019
7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Dundurn National Historic Site, 610 York Boulevard, Hamilton

Enjoy a unique opportunity to see Dundurn Castle decorated for Christmas in the evening. Pre-registration is required.

The McQuesten Family Christmas

Tuesday, December 24, 2019
12:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Whitehern Historic House & Garden, 41 Jackson Street West, Hamilton

Enjoy this special time of year as the McQuestens look back on the Christmas of their childhood. 

Victorian Christmas

Tuesday, December 24, 2019
12:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Dundurn National Historic Site, 610 York Boulevard, Hamilton

Enjoy the beauty of a mid-19th century family Christmas celebration at Dundurn Castle.

Winter Whimsy: December

Friday, December 27, 2019 to Monday, December 30, 2019
10:00 am to 3:00 pm
Hamilton Children's Museum, 1072 Main Street East, Hamilton

School is out! Come into the Hamilton Children’s Museum for some winter fun.

The McQuesten Family Christmas

Friday, December 27, 2019 to Sunday, December 29, 2019
12:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Whitehern Historic House & Garden, 41 Jackson Street West, Hamilton

Enjoy this special time of year as the McQuestens look back on the Christmas of their childhood. 

Victorian Christmas

Friday, December 27, 2019 to Sunday, December 29, 2019
12:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Dundurn National Historic Site, 610 York Boulevard, Hamilton

Enjoy the beauty of a mid-19th century family Christmas celebration at Dundurn Castle.

Holiday Craft Drop-In Centre

Friday, December 27, 2019 to Tuesday, December 31, 2019
12:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Hamilton Museum of Steam & Technology National Historic Site, 900 Woodward Avenue, Hamilton

During the Holidays, drop-in and unplug, we invite families to join us to play board games and make a craft. 

Ring in the New Year

Friday, December 27, 2019 to Sunday, December 29, 2019
7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Dundurn National Historic Site, 610 York Boulevard, Hamilton

Enjoy a unique opportunity to see Dundurn Castle decorated for Christmas in the evening. Pre-registration required.

Blue Years Eve

Tuesday, December 31, 2019
9:30 am to 3:30 pm
Hamilton Children's Museum, 1072 Main Street East, Hamilton

Celebrate a family New Year at the Hamilton Children's Museum. Visit all three galleries and join in on six 'count-downs' throughout the day.

The McQuesten Family Christmas

Tuesday, December 31, 2019
12:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Whitehern Historic House & Garden, 41 Jackson Street West, Hamilton

Enjoy this special time of year as the McQuestens look back on the Christmas of their childhood. 

Holiday Craft Drop-In Centre

Thursday, January 2, 2020 to Sunday, January 5, 2020
12:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Hamilton Museum of Steam & Technology National Historic Site, 900 Woodward Avenue, Hamilton

During the Holidays, drop-in and unplug, we invite families to join us to play board games and make a craft. 

The McQuesten Family Christmas

Thursday, January 2, 2020 to Sunday, January 5, 2020
12:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Whitehern Historic House & Garden, 41 Jackson Street West, Hamilton

Enjoy this special time of year as the McQuestens look back on the Christmas of their childhood.