Hamilton Civic Museums

Museum Events

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.

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

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.

Wednesday Wigglers: December

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

Join us for our Wednesday Wigglers program that provides preschool aged children an opportunity to explore the environment through adult-facilitate

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.

STEAM Saturdays Kids Workshop: The Shape of Sound

Saturday, December 14, 2019
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Hamilton Museum of Steam & Technology National Historic Site, 900 Woodward Avenue, Hamilton

We are excited to present the “STEAM Saturdays” kids workshop series for children between the ages of 7 and 12.

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.

Wednesday Wigglers: December

Wednesday, December 18, 2019
10:00 am to 11:30 am
Hamilton Children's Museum, 1072 Main Street East, Hamilton

Join us for our Wednesday Wigglers program that provides preschool aged children an opportunity to explore the environment through adult-facilitate

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 Drop-In Activity Centre: The Science of Music

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

How ever you celebrate the season, holiday music is in the air!

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 Drop-In Activity Centre: The Science of Music

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

How ever you celebrate the season, holiday music is in the air!

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. 

Exhibit: Stories from the Edge

Thursday, January 2, 2020 to Thursday, December 24, 2020
6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Fieldcote Memorial Park & Museum, 64 Sulphur Springs Road, Ancaster

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

Evening Quilting Workshop Series

Friday, January 3, 2020 to Friday, May 1, 2020
5:00 pm to 9:00 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.

Morning Quilting Workshop Series

Monday, January 6, 2020 to Monday, May 25, 2020
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 and to work on their own designs.

Friends of Battlefield House Museum Lecture Series

Tuesday, January 14, 2020
7:30 pm to 9:00 pm
Battlefield House Museum & Park, 77 King Street West, Stoney Creek

Join us to learn the fascinating history of the Jones Family from Saltfleet with a special focus on Augustus Jones and his connection to our local

Ontario Archaeological Society Monthly Lectures

Thursday, January 16, 2020
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. A lecture or film is presented, with coffee and snacks.

STEAM Saturdays Kids Workshop: Magic with Static

Saturday, January 18, 2020
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Hamilton Museum of Steam & Technology National Historic Site, 900 Woodward Avenue, Hamilton

We are excited to present the “STEAM Saturdays” kids workshop series for children between the ages of 7 and 12.

James Watt Day

Sunday, January 19, 2020
12:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Hamilton Museum of Steam & Technology National Historic Site, 900 Woodward Avenue, Hamilton

James Watt was a Scottish engineer whose improvements to steam technology changed the world and brought on the Industrial Revolution.

Off Site Event: Seedy Saturday

Saturday, February 1, 2020
10:00 am to 3:00 pm
Kiwanis Boys & Girls Clubs of Hamilton, 45 Ellis Ave, Hamilton

Join the Dundurn’s Gardeners as they will be running the Seed Swap room at

Friends of Battlefield House Museum Lecture Series - Anne Jarvis

Tuesday, February 11, 2020
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.

Black History Month Lecture

Wednesday, February 12, 2020
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

This is a free event.

Family Day at Dundurn

Monday, February 17, 2020
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 17, 2020
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 Fieldcote

Monday, February 17, 2020
12:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Fieldcote Memorial Park & Museum, 64 Sulphur Springs Road, Ancaster

Explore Fieldcote’s current exhibit “Stories from the Edge” and make some memories with hands-on activities for the kids to enjoy.

Family Day Comedy Classics

Monday, February 17, 2020
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 enjoy an eye-spy game looking for film and cartoon characters.

Family Day: Trains, Trains and more Trains

Monday, February 17, 2020
12:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Hamilton Museum of Steam & Technology National Historic Site, 900 Woodward Avenue, Hamilton

Join us for a drop-in activity centre all about trains.

The Gages: An Early Upper Canadian Family

Monday, February 17, 2020
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.

For all ages.

Ontario Archaeological Society Monthly Lectures

Thursday, February 20, 2020
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. A lecture or film is presented, with coffee and snacks.

STEAM Saturdays Kids Workshop

Saturday, February 22, 2020
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Hamilton Museum of Steam & Technology National Historic Site, 900 Woodward Avenue, Hamilton

Join us each month as we focus on a different subject in the fields of Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math (S.T.E.A.M.) This workshop i

The Power of Design: The Architecture of Hydro-Electric Buildings in Hamilton

Saturday, March 7, 2020 to Thursday, December 31, 2020
12:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Hamilton Museum of Steam & Technology National Historic Site, 900 Woodward Avenue, Hamilton

Hamilton was once called the Electric City because it was the first City in Canada to adopt electric power in a big way to power industry and homes

Friends of Battlefield House Museum Lecture Series

Tuesday, March 10, 2020
7:30 pm to 9:00 pm
Battlefield House Museum & Park, 77 King Street West, Stoney Creek

Join us for an illustrated presentation on ‘A Little Paradise in Itself’: Dundurn Castle’s Kitchen Garden.

For all ages.

March Break: Scavenger Hunt at Fieldcote

Saturday, March 14, 2020
12:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Fieldcote Memorial Park & Museum, 64 Sulphur Springs Road, Ancaster

Bring the whole family to participate in some exciting hands on activities. Explore the current exhibition with fun “I Spy” scavenger hunt.

March Break Activities: Be a Theme Park Engineer!

Saturday, March 14, 2020 to Saturday, March 21, 2020
12:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Hamilton Museum of Steam & Technology National Historic Site, 900 Woodward Avenue, Hamilton

Roller coasters, merry-go-rounds, ferris wheels, carnival games…none of these things would be around without clever engineering skills!

Capture the Moment at Dundurn

Saturday, March 14, 2020 to Sunday, March 22, 2020
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

Saturday, March 14, 2020 to Sunday, March 22, 2020
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 14, 2020 to Sunday, March 22, 2020
12:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Whitehern Historic House & Garden, 41 Jackson Street West, Hamilton

Join us for March Break fun at Whitehern.

A Monumental March Break

Monday, March 16, 2020 to Friday, March 20, 2020
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: Scavenger Hunt at Fieldcote

Tuesday, March 17, 2020 to Saturday, March 21, 2020
12:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Fieldcote Memorial Park & Museum, 64 Sulphur Springs Road, Ancaster

Bring the whole family to participate in some exciting hands on activities. Explore the current exhibition with fun “I Spy” scavenger hunt.

Ontario Archaeological Society Monthly Lectures

Thursday, March 19, 2020
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. A lecture or film is presented, with coffee and snacks.

World Water Day

Sunday, March 22, 2020
12:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Hamilton Museum of Steam & Technology National Historic Site, 900 Woodward Avenue, Hamilton

Join us to commemorate World Water Day and take part in activities that celebrate the history of clean water in Hamilton.

Steam Loco 101

Saturday, March 28, 2020
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Hamilton Museum of Steam & Technology National Historic Site, 900 Woodward Avenue, Hamilton

Have you ever wanted to drive a steam engine?

STEAM Saturdays Kids Workshop

Saturday, March 28, 2020
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Hamilton Museum of Steam & Technology National Historic Site, 900 Woodward Avenue, Hamilton

Join us each month as we focus on a different subject in the fields of Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math (S.T.E.A.M.) This workshop i

Steam Loco 101

Saturday, April 4, 2020
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Hamilton Museum of Steam & Technology National Historic Site, 900 Woodward Avenue, Hamilton

Have you ever wanted to drive a steam engine?

Night at the Museum Family Flashlight Tour

Saturday, April 4, 2020
7:30 pm to 9:00 pm
Hamilton Museum of Steam & Technology National Historic Site, 900 Woodward Avenue, Hamilton

Have you ever wondered what it might be like to work the evening shift at the historic Hamilton Waterworks?

Friends of Battlefield House Museum Lecture Series

Tuesday, April 14, 2020
7:30 pm to 9:00 pm
Battlefield House Museum & Park, 77 King Street West, Stoney Creek

Join us for a presentation on ‘Canadians in the American Civil War’.

For all ages.

Ontario Archaeological Society Monthly Lectures

Thursday, April 16, 2020
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. A lecture or film is presented, with coffee and snacks.

STEAM Saturdays Kids Workshop

Saturday, April 18, 2020
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Hamilton Museum of Steam & Technology National Historic Site, 900 Woodward Avenue, Hamilton

Join us each month as we focus on a different subject in the fields of Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math (S.T.E.A.M.) This workshop i

One Day Medieval Illumination Workshop

Sunday, April 19, 2020
10:00 am to 3:30 pm
Ancaster Old Town Hall, 310 Wilson Street East, Ancaster

Create your own special project using the processes of Medieval Illumination.

Steam Loco 101

Saturday, April 25, 2020
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Hamilton Museum of Steam & Technology National Historic Site, 900 Woodward Avenue, Hamilton

Have you ever wanted to drive a steam engine?

Doors Open: Griffin House National Historic Site

Saturday, May 2, 2020
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

Doors Open: Battlefield

Saturday, May 2, 2020 to Sunday, May 3, 2020
10:00 am to 4:00 pm
Battlefield House Museum & Park, 77 King Street West, Stoney Creek

Enjoy a guided tour of this Gage family homestead built in 1796, learn about recent restoration features and explore the 1926 Dunington-Grubb lands

Doors Open: Dundurn National Historic Site

Saturday, May 2, 2020 to Sunday, May 3, 2020
10:00 am to 4:00 pm
Dundurn National Historic Site, 610 York Boulevard, Hamilton

Experience a self-guided visit of this Italianate-style villa built in 1834 by Sir Allan MacNab, one of Canada's first premiers.

Doors Open: Dundurn National Historic Site

Saturday, May 2, 2020 to Sunday, May 3, 2020
10:00 am to 4:00 pm
Dundurn National Historic Site, 610 York Boulevard, Hamilton

Experience a self-guided visit of this Italianate-style villa built in 1834 by Sir Allan MacNab, one of Canada's first premiers.

Doors Open: Fieldcote Memorial Park & Museum

Saturday, May 2, 2020 to Sunday, May 3, 2020
10:00 am to 4:00 pm
Fieldcote Memorial Park & Museum, 64 Sulphur Springs Road, Ancaster

Discover the stories attached to 32 objects that showcase what makes Ancaster memorable while visiting the new exhibit; Voices from the Edge– Stori

Doors Open: Hamilton Museum of Steam & Technology

Saturday, May 2, 2020 to Sunday, May 3, 2020
10:00 am to 4:00 pm
Hamilton Museum of Steam & Technology National Historic Site, 900 Woodward Avenue, Hamilton

Experience a self-guided tour of Hamilton’s first Waterworks built in 1859, and pay tribute to the social and working life of the early industrial

Doors Open: Whitehern Historic House & Garden

Saturday, May 2, 2020 to Sunday, May 3, 2020
10:00 am to 4:00 pm
Whitehern Historic House & Garden, 41 Jackson Street West, Hamilton

Enjoy a leisurely visit emphasizing recent restoration work in the main and upper halls, including impressive faux finishing by Lori Le Mare to cre

Golden Horseshoe Live Steamer Days

Sunday, May 3, 2020
11:00 am to 4:00 pm
Hamilton Museum of Steam & Technology National Historic Site, 900 Woodward Avenue, Hamilton

Catch a ride on a miniature train and learn about different kinds of steam engines, including the 70-ton water-pumping engines, by taking a free, s

Historic Cooking Workshop: Mother’s Day Tea

Saturday, May 9, 2020
10:30 am to 12:30 pm
Dundurn National Historic Site, 610 York Boulevard, Hamilton

During this workshop, you’ll work with Dundurn’s historic cooks to prepare nineteenth-century recipes next to our wood-fired range. 

Friends of Battlefield House Museum Lecture Series

Tuesday, May 12, 2020
7:30 pm to 9:00 pm
Battlefield House Museum & Park, 77 King Street West, Stoney Creek

Join us for a talk as Darryl Learn takes you back to 1866 and the Battle of Ridgeway in June of that year and its impact on Canada West.

Curator Site Tours of Griffin House & Fieldcote Memorial Park

Wednesday, May 13, 2020
10:00 am to 1:00 pm
Fieldcote Memorial Park & Museum, 64 Sulphur Springs Road, Ancaster

Enjoy a curator led tour of Griffin House and Fieldcote Memorial Park and Museum’s current exhibit “Stories from the Edge”, then enjoy a light lunc

Curator Site Tours of Griffin House & Fieldcote Memorial Park

Wednesday, May 13, 2020
10:00 am to 1:00 pm
Fieldcote Memorial Park & Museum, 64 Sulphur Springs Road, Ancaster

Enjoy a curator led tour of Griffin House and Fieldcote Memorial Park and Museum’s current exhibit “Stories from the Edge”, then enjoy a light lunc

STEAM Saturdays Kids Workshop

Saturday, May 16, 2020
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Hamilton Museum of Steam & Technology National Historic Site, 900 Woodward Avenue, Hamilton

Join us each month as we focus on a different subject in the fields of Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math (S.T.E.A.M.) This workshop i

Ontario Archaeological Society Monthly Lectures

Thursday, May 21, 2020
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. A lecture or film is presented, with coffee and snacks.

Historic Cooking Workshop: MacNab’s Kitchen

Saturday, May 30, 2020
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

Boats in the Park

Saturday, May 30, 2020 to Sunday, May 31, 2020
11:00 am to 4:00 pm
Hamilton Museum of Steam & Technology National Historic Site, 900 Woodward Avenue, Hamilton

The Museum is pleased to welcome back the Confederation Marine Modellers and friends as they demonstrate a variety of radio-controlled model boats.

Re-enactment of the Battle of Stoney Creek

Saturday, June 6, 2020 to Sunday, June 7, 2020
(All day)
Battlefield House Museum & Park, 77 King Street West, Stoney Creek

Experience the drama, pageantry, and excitement of the Battle of Stoney Creek of June 6, 1813, one of the most important events in Canada's history

From Our Garden to Yours

Saturday, June 6, 2020
12:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Dundurn National Historic Site, 610 York Boulevard, Hamilton

Dundurn’s historic Kitchen Garden is hosting a free one-day, plant-sharing event.

Historic Plant Sale

Saturday, June 6, 2020
12:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Dundurn National Historic Site, 610 York Boulevard, Hamilton

Dundurn’s historic Kitchen Garden is hosting a historic plant sale.

Historic Pastimes

Saturday, June 13, 2020
10:00 am to 2:00 pm
Ancaster Old Town Hall, 310 Wilson Street East, Ancaster

Celebrate Ancaster Heritage Days with a special presentation of Historic Pastimes at the Ancaster Old Town Hall. 

Ancaster Heritage Days Bus Tour

Saturday, June 13, 2020
11:00 am to 2:00 pm
St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church, 31 Sulphur Springs Road, Ancaster

Explore Ancaster’s Black Heritage at the Griffin House and St.

Ancaster Heritage Days Bus Tour

Saturday, June 13, 2020
11:00 am to 2:00 pm
St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church, 31 Sulphur Springs Road, Ancaster

Explore Ancaster’s Black Heritage at the Griffin House and St.

Ancaster Heritage Days

Saturday, June 13, 2020
12:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Fieldcote Memorial Park & Museum, 64 Sulphur Springs Road, Ancaster

Bring the whole family to Fieldcote as we celebrate Heritage Days in beautiful downtown Ancaster.

For all ages.

Ontario Archaeological Society Monthly Lectures

Thursday, June 18, 2020
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. A lecture or film is presented, with coffee and snacks.

Historic Cooking Workshop: MacNab’s Kitchen

Saturday, June 27, 2020
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

Golden Horseshoe Live Steamer Days

Sunday, June 28, 2020
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 guided tour of the mus

Wednesdays at Whitehern

Wednesday, July 8, 2020
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.

Wednesdays at Whitehern

Wednesday, July 15, 2020
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.

Wednesdays at Whitehern

Wednesday, July 22, 2020
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.

Historic Cooking Workshop: MacNab’s Kitchen

Saturday, July 25, 2020
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

Golden Horseshoe Live Steamer Days

Sunday, July 26, 2020
11:00 am to 4:00 pm
Hamilton Museum of Steam & Technology National Historic Site, 900 Woodward Avenue, Hamilton

Catch a ride on a miniature train and learn about different kinds of steam engines, including the 70-ton water-pumping engines, by taking a free se

Wednesdays at Whitehern

Wednesday, July 29, 2020
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.

Emancipation Day

Sunday, August 2, 2020
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

Wednesdays at Whitehern

Wednesday, August 5, 2020
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 9, 2020
11:00 am to 4:00 pm
Hamilton Museum of Steam & Technology National Historic Site, 900 Woodward Avenue, Hamilton

Catch a ride on a miniature train and learn about different kinds of steam engines, including the 70-ton water-pumping engines, by taking a free se

Teddy Bear's Picnic

Tuesday, August 11, 2020
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.

Wednesdays at Whitehern

Wednesday, August 12, 2020
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.

Wednesdays at Whitehern

Wednesday, August 19, 2020
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.

Historic Cooking Workshop: MacNab’s Kitchen

Saturday, August 22, 2020
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

Wednesdays at Whitehern

Wednesday, August 26, 2020
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 30, 2020
11:00 am to 4:00 pm
Hamilton Museum of Steam & Technology National Historic Site, 900 Woodward Avenue, Hamilton

Catch a ride on a miniature train and learn about different kinds of steam engines, including the 70-ton water-pumping engines, by taking a free se

Ontario Archaeological Society Monthly Lectures

Thursday, September 17, 2020
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. A lecture or film is presented, with coffee and snacks.

Innovation City: Tesla Electric City Festival and 160th Anniversary of the Hamilton Waterworks

Sunday, September 20, 2020
11:00 am to 5:00 pm
Hamilton Museum of Steam & Technology National Historic Site, 900 Woodward Avenue, Hamilton

Celebrate the 160th anniversary of the opening of the Hamilton Waterworks and the incredible technological achievements of Nikola Tesla.

Historic Cooking Workshop: MacNab’s Kitchen

Saturday, September 26, 2020
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

Curator Site Tours of Griffin House & Fieldcote Memorial Park

Wednesday, September 30, 2020
10:00 am to 1:00 pm
Griffin House National Historic Site, 733 Mineral Springs Road, Dundas

Enjoy a curator led tour of Griffin House and Fieldcote Memorial Park and Museum’s current exhibit “Stories from the Edge”, then enjoy a light lunc

Curator Site Tours of Griffin House & Fieldcote Memorial Park

Wednesday, September 30, 2020
10:00 am to 1:00 pm
Griffin House National Historic Site, 733 Mineral Springs Road, Dundas

Enjoy a curator led tour of Griffin House and Fieldcote Memorial Park and Museum’s current exhibit “Stories from the Edge”, then enjoy a light lunc

Ontario Archaeological Society Monthly Lectures

Thursday, October 15, 2020
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. A lecture or film is presented, with coffee and snacks.

STEAM Saturdays Kids Workshop

Saturday, October 24, 2020
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Hamilton Museum of Steam & Technology National Historic Site, 900 Woodward Avenue, Hamilton

Join us each month as we focus on a different subject in the fields of Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math (S.T.E.A.M.) This workshop i

STEAM Saturdays Kids Workshop

Saturday, November 14, 2020
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Hamilton Museum of Steam & Technology National Historic Site, 900 Woodward Avenue, Hamilton

Join us each month as we focus on a different subject in the fields of Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math (S.T.E.A.M.) This workshop i

Ontario Archaeological Society Monthly Lectures

Thursday, November 19, 2020
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. A lecture or film is presented, with coffee and snacks.

STEAM Saturdays Kids Workshop

Saturday, December 12, 2020
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Hamilton Museum of Steam & Technology National Historic Site, 900 Woodward Avenue, Hamilton

Join us each month as we focus on a different subject in the fields of Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math (S.T.E.A.M.) This workshop i

Trains, Trains and More Trains

Sunday, December 13, 2020
12:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Hamilton Museum of Steam & Technology National Historic Site, 900 Woodward Avenue, Hamilton

Join the Golden Horseshoe Live Steamers for their Christmas train display inside the 1913 Electric Pump House building.