Hamilton Civic Museums

Workshops & Immersive Experiences

Join us for historic workshops and immersive experiences at the cultural sites owned and operated by the City of Hamilton. 

Pre-registration is required.

MacNab's Kitchen - Groups of 15 or more

Assisted by Dundurn’s Cook Demonstrators, guests will work together to make a traditional recipe in our historic kitchen. Visitors will also have the opportunity to explore with costumed staff over 40 rooms and discover the history of the MacNab family and the servants who lived and worked below stairs to support their affluent lifestyle. Learn more about the experience

 

The Big Sing!

Friday, December 13, 2019
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.

Christmas Evening Tours at Dundurn

Friday, December 13, 2019 to Sunday, December 15, 2019
7:00 pm to 9:00 pm

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

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

Christmas Evening Tours at Dundurn

Friday, December 20, 2019 to Sunday, December 22, 2019
7:00 pm to 9:00 pm

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

Ring in the New Year

Friday, December 27, 2019 to Sunday, December 29, 2019
7:00 pm to 9:00 pm

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

STEAM Saturdays Kids Workshop: Magic with Static

Saturday, January 18, 2020
10:00 am to 12:00 pm

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

STEAM Saturdays Kids Workshop

Saturday, February 22, 2020
10:00 am to 12:00 pm

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, March 28, 2020
10:00 am to 12:00 pm

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

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

Historic Cooking Workshop: Mother’s Day Tea

Saturday, May 9, 2020
10:30 am to 12:30 pm

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

Curator Site Tours of Griffin House & Fieldcote Memorial Park

Wednesday, May 13, 2020
10:00 am to 1:00 pm

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

Historic Cooking Workshop: MacNab’s Kitchen

Saturday, May 30, 2020
10:00 am to 12:00 pm

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

Historic Cooking Workshop: MacNab’s Kitchen

Saturday, June 27, 2020
10:00 am to 12:00 pm

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

Historic Cooking Workshop: MacNab’s Kitchen

Saturday, July 25, 2020
10:00 am to 12:00 pm

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

Historic Cooking Workshop: MacNab’s Kitchen

Saturday, August 22, 2020
10:00 am to 12:00 pm

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

Historic Cooking Workshop: MacNab’s Kitchen

Saturday, September 26, 2020
10:00 am to 12:00 pm

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