Museum Events

Evening Quilting Workshop

Friday, January 4, 2019 to Friday, May 3, 2019
5:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Ancaster Old Town Hall, 310 Wilson Street East, Ancaster

Participants (age 18+) of all skill levels are welcome to engage in this make-a-quilt project.

Morning Quilting Workshop

Monday, January 7, 2019 to Monday, May 6, 2019
9:30 am to 12:00 pm
Ancaster Old Town Hall, 310 Wilson Street East, Ancaster

Participants (age 18+) of all skill levels are welcome to engage in this make-a-quilt project and to work on their own designs.

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.

Wednesday Wigglers: January

Wednesday, January 23, 2019
10:00 am to 11:30 am
Hamilton Children's Museum, 1072 Main Street East, Hamilton

Join us for our Wednesday Wiggler program that provides preschool aged children (2 to 4 years) an opportunity to explore the environment through ad

Early Morning Risers: January

Saturday, January 26, 2019
7:30 am to 9:00 am
Hamilton Children's Museum, 1072 Main Street East, Hamilton

Start your Saturday morning with company, coffee and treats and let the kids get to work playing in an interactive & exploratory environment.

Wednesday Wigglers: January

Wednesday, January 30, 2019
10:00 am to 11:30 am
Hamilton Children's Museum, 1072 Main Street East, Hamilton

Join us for our Wednesday Wiggler program that provides preschool aged children (2 to 4 years) an opportunity to explore the environment through ad

Early Morning Risers: Feburary

Saturday, February 2, 2019
7:30 am to 9:00 am
Hamilton Children's Museum, 1072 Main Street East, Hamilton

Start your Saturday morning with company, coffee and treats and let the kids get to work playing in an interactive & exploratory environment.

Wednesday Wigglers: February

Wednesday, February 6, 2019
10:00 am to 11:30 am
Hamilton Children's Museum, 1072 Main Street East, Hamilton

Join us for our Wednesday Wiggler program that provides preschool aged children (2 to 4 years) an opportunity to explore the environment through ad

Early Morning Risers: Feburary

Saturday, February 9, 2019
7:30 am to 9:00 am
Hamilton Children's Museum, 1072 Main Street East, Hamilton

Start your Saturday morning with company, coffee and treats and let the kids get to work playing in an interactive & exploratory environment.

New Year Festival

Saturday, February 9, 2019
11:30 am to 2:00 pm
Hamilton Children's Museum, 1072 Main Street East, Hamilton

Come and join in the celebration from 11:30 am to 12:30 pm and again from 1 to 2 pm. Jessica Yue from Jessica Dancing Studio will be on site to sha

Friends of Battlefield House Museum Lecture Series - Anne Jarvis

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

In recognition of Black History Month, join us for a talk by Anne Jarvis, who will tell the Griffin family story and their connection to Ancaster.

Wednesday Wigglers: February

Wednesday, February 13, 2019
10:00 am to 11:30 am
Hamilton Children's Museum, 1072 Main Street East, Hamilton

Join us for our Wednesday Wiggler program that provides preschool aged children (2 to 4 years) an opportunity to explore the environment through ad

Black History Month Lecture

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

Join us for a fascinating lecture that celebrates Black History month.

Games Night at the Museum

Thursday, February 14, 2019
5:30 pm to 8:00 pm
Hamilton Children's Museum, 1072 Main Street East, Hamilton

Bring your family and friends for an entertaining evening of board game playing and snacks. 

Cost: Pay what you can

Early Morning Risers: Feburary

Saturday, February 16, 2019
7:30 am to 9:00 am
Hamilton Children's Museum, 1072 Main Street East, Hamilton

Start your Saturday morning with company, coffee and treats and let the kids get to work playing in an interactive & exploratory environment.

Family Fun Day

Monday, February 18, 2019
11:00 am to 4:00 pm
Hamilton Children's Museum, 1072 Main Street East, Hamilton

Join us for an afternoon of old-fashioned fun as we celebrate what family means with games, crafts and activities.    

Family Day at Dundurn

Monday, February 18, 2019
12:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Dundurn National Historic Site, 610 York Boulevard, Hamilton

Explore a fascinating piece of Hamilton history at Dundurn National Historic Site on Family Day!

Family Day at Dundurn

Monday, February 18, 2019
12:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Dundurn National Historic Site, 610 York Boulevard, Hamilton

Explore a fascinating piece of Hamilton history at Dundurn National Historic Site on Family Day!

Family Day Comedy Classics

Monday, February 18, 2019
12:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Whitehern Historic House & Garden, 41 Jackson Street West, Hamilton

Tour the McQuesten home as it was in 1939 and then head to the renovated Stable to enjoy short comedy classic films such as The Little Rascals, The

Family Fun Day: Trains, Trains and more Trains

Monday, February 18, 2019
12:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Hamilton Museum of Steam & Technology National Historic Site, 900 Woodward Avenue, Hamilton

Visit our educational activity stations: build, experiment - make a sun-dial to take home.

The Gages: An Early Upper Canadian Family

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

Visit the 200 year-old Gage home on Family Day and experience the work and play of an early Upper Canadian family.

Wednesday Wigglers: February

Wednesday, February 20, 2019
10:00 am to 11:30 am
Hamilton Children's Museum, 1072 Main Street East, Hamilton

Join us for our Wednesday Wiggler program that provides preschool aged children (2 to 4 years) an opportunity to explore the environment through ad

Ontario Archaeological Society Monthly Lectures

Thursday, February 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.

Early Morning Risers: Feburary

Saturday, February 23, 2019
7:30 am to 9:00 am
Hamilton Children's Museum, 1072 Main Street East, Hamilton

Start your Saturday morning with company, coffee and treats and let the kids get to work playing in an interactive & exploratory environment.

Wednesday Wigglers: February

Wednesday, February 27, 2019
10:00 am to 11:30 am
Hamilton Children's Museum, 1072 Main Street East, Hamilton

Join us for our Wednesday Wiggler program that provides preschool aged children (2 to 4 years) an opportunity to explore the environment through ad

Wednesday Wigglers: March

Wednesday, March 6, 2019
10:00 am to 11:30 am
Hamilton Children's Museum, 1072 Main Street East, Hamilton

Join us for our Wednesday Wiggler program that provides preschool aged children (2 to 4 years) an opportunity to explore the environment through ad

March Break Madness: The Magical World of Wizarding

Saturday, March 9, 2019 to Sunday, March 17, 2019
9:30 am to 3:30 pm
Hamilton Children's Museum, 1072 Main Street East, Hamilton

Get your wands ready as the Children’s Museum transforms into a magical school of wizardry! Visitors will learn all about Charms, Potions, Divinati

Capture the Moment at Dundurn National Historic Site

Saturday, March 9, 2019 to Friday, March 15, 2019
12:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Dundurn National Historic Site, 610 York Boulevard, Hamilton

Visit Dundurn Castle and The Hamilton Military Museum this March Break and ‘strike a pose’.

Capture the Moment at Dundurn National Historic Site

Saturday, March 9, 2019 to Friday, March 15, 2019
12:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Dundurn National Historic Site, 610 York Boulevard, Hamilton

Visit Dundurn Castle and The Hamilton Military Museum this March Break and ‘strike a pose’.

March Break at Whitehern: Anthropomorphia

Saturday, March 9, 2019 to Sunday, March 17, 2019
12:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Whitehern Historic House & Garden, 41 Jackson Street West, Hamilton

Try to spot “Shopkins” hidden amongst the McQuesten family’s every-day items, create your own anthropomorphic crafts & play traditional games.

March Break: Historical Scavenger Hunt

Saturday, March 9, 2019
1:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Fieldcote Memorial Park & Museum, 64 Sulphur Springs Road, Ancaster

Bring the whole family to participate in a scavenger hunt on the beautiful grounds of Fieldcote Museum.

A Monumental March Break

Monday, March 11, 2019 to Friday, March 15, 2019
12:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Battlefield House Museum & Park, 77 King Street West, Stoney Creek

Do you want to try something truly unique this March Break?  See the past come to life.

March Break: Unplugged

Monday, March 11, 2019 to Sunday, March 17, 2019
12:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Hamilton Museum of Steam & Technology National Historic Site, 900 Woodward Avenue, Hamilton

Do away with screens, blinking lights, and dead batteries and visit the Museum of Steam and Technology’s Unplugged March Break Activity Centre!

March Break: Historical Scavenger Hunt

Tuesday, March 12, 2019 to Saturday, March 16, 2019
12:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Fieldcote Memorial Park & Museum, 64 Sulphur Springs Road, Ancaster

Bring the whole family to participate in a scavenger hunt on the beautiful grounds of Fieldcote Museum.

Friends of Battlefield House Museum Lecture Series

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

Join us for a illustrated presentation on the history of the Pyrates and Privateers in Canada.

Wednesday Wigglers: March

Wednesday, March 20, 2019
10:00 am to 11:30 am
Hamilton Children's Museum, 1072 Main Street East, Hamilton

Join us for our Wednesday Wiggler program that provides preschool aged children (2 to 4 years) an opportunity to explore the environment through ad

Ontario Archaeological Society Monthly Lectures

Thursday, March 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.

Wednesday Wigglers: March

Wednesday, March 27, 2019
10:00 am to 11:30 am
Hamilton Children's Museum, 1072 Main Street East, Hamilton

Join us for our Wednesday Wiggler program that provides preschool aged children (2 to 4 years) an opportunity to explore the environment through ad

Games Night at the Museum

Thursday, March 28, 2019
5:30 pm to 8:00 pm
Hamilton Children's Museum, 1072 Main Street East, Hamilton

Bring your family and friends for an entertaining evening of board game playing and snacks. 

Cost: Pay what you can

Risky Play Discussion & Workshop

Monday, April 15, 2019
6:30 pm to 8:00 pm
Hamilton Children's Museum, 1072 Main Street East, Hamilton

Join us as we host guest speaker Kelly Prendergast, Masters of Public Policy as she discusses the importance and necessity of play.

Ontario Archaeological Society Monthly Lectures

Thursday, April 18, 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.

Museum Crawl: Griffin House National Historic Site

Saturday, May 4, 2019 to Sunday, May 5, 2019
10:00 am to 4:00 pm
Griffin House National Historic Site, 733 Mineral Springs Road, Dundas

Enjoy a guided tour of this rare example of residential vernacular architecture built in the 1820s, and representative of Black history in Hamilton

Ontario Archaeological Society Monthly Lectures

Thursday, May 16, 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.

Ontario Archaeological Society Monthly Lectures

Thursday, June 20, 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.

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

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.

Morning Quilting Workshop

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 (age 18+) of all skill levels are welcome to engage in this make-a-quilt project.

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.

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.