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March Events at Hamilton Civic Museums

February 16, 2017 – Hamilton, Ontario – The City of Hamilton is pleased to present the following events at its civic museums this March, 2017. 

Learn more information about these events and Hamilton Civic Museums


Battlefield House Museum & Park National Historic Site

77 King Street West, Stoney Creek
Phone: 905-662-8458
Email: battlefield@hamilton.ca

Friends of Battlefield House Museum Lecture Series
This month’s free lecture will feature a presentation on Joseph Brant Museum.
Date: Tuesday, March 14, 2017
Time: 7:30 pm
Cost: Free event

A Monumental March Break
Try something truly unique this March Break. See the past come to life. Visit Battlefield House Museum for fun and fascinating hands-on activities for the whole family.
Date: Monday, March 13 to Friday, March 17, 2017
Time: 12 noon. to 4 pm
Cost:  Adults $7, Seniors/Youth $6, Children $5, Infants Free, Family $20


Dundurn National Historic Site

610 York Boulevard, Hamilton
Phone: 905-546-2872
Email: dundurn@hamilton.ca

Capture the Moment at Dundurn National Historic Site!
Visit Dundurn Castle and the Hamilton Military Museum this March Break and strike a pose. Children are invited to make their own costume pieces, dress up and take pictures in front of recreated backdrops of Dundurn from the 1840s to 1960s. On your guided tour of Dundurn, costumed staff will invite you into some of Sir Allan MacNab’s rooms for a photo op. At the Hamilton Military Museum, dress up like an 1812 solider and have your picture taken in front of British encampment, or “camp” out in the hands on discovery gallery.
Date: Monday, March 11 to Sunday, March 19, 2017
Time: 12 noon to 4 pm
Cost: Adults: $11.50, Seniors/Youth: $9.50, Children: $6, Infants: Free, Family: $30


Fieldcote Memorial Park & Museum

64 Sulphur Springs Road, Ancaster
Phone: 905-648-8144
Email: fieldcote@hamilton.ca

Ontario Archaeological Society Monthly Lectures
Join the OAS Hamilton Chapter at its monthly meetings and lectures at Fieldcote Museum, held on the third Thursday of every month. A lecture or film is presented, with coffee and snacks.
Date: Thursday, March 16, 2017
Time: 7 to 9 pm
Cost: Free

Exhibit: Fresh from the Studio – New Art from Hamilton
This annual juried art show will showcase recent works from local creators.
Date: Saturday, January 21 to Saturday, March 18, 2017
Time: 1 to 5 pm (Tuesday to Saturday)
Cost: Adults: $3.50, Seniors/Youth: $3, Children: $2.50, Infants: Free, Family: $10

Winter Jazz Series
Enjoy great musical performances by Hamilton All Star Big Band presented by Music at Fieldcote and Hamilton All Star. Performance by Chase Sanborn.
Date: Friday, March 3, 2017
Time: 8 pm
Location: Old Firehall Arts Centre, 334 Wilson Street East, Ancaster
Cost: $26 per person. Purchase tickets at www.hamiltonallstarjazz.org

Creative Me March Break
Bring the family to see our current exhibit and explore. Children & adults are welcome to create a paper quilt to take home and display as personal art.
Date: Saturday, March 11 to Saturday, March 18, 2017
Time: 1:00 to 5:00 p.m. (Tuesday to Saturday)
Cost: Adults: $3.50, Seniors/Youth: $3, Children: $2.50, Infants: Free, Family: $10
 
Spring Jazz Series
Enjoy great musical performances by Hamilton All Star Big Band presented by Music at Fieldcote and Hamilton All Star. Performances by Chase Sanborn and Sister Walkes.
Date:Saturday, March 25, 2017
Time: 8 pm
Cost: $26 per person. Purchase tickets at www.hamiltonallstarjazz.org


Hamilton Children’s Museum

1072 Main Street East Hamilton
Phone: 905-546-4848
Email: childrensmuseum@hamilton.ca

Wednesday Wigglers
Families can enjoy semi-structured preschool programming and a visit to the Children’s Museum. Enjoy songs, activities, story-time, sensory play, and a craft with a different theme each week. Suitable for ages 0 to 4. Themes in March will be:
March 1 – Dr. Seuss
March 8 – Fairy Tales & Nursery Rhymes
March 22 – Opposites
March 29 – Under the Sea
Time: 10 to 11 am and 2 to 3 pm
Cost: Adults: $2, Seniors/Youth: $2, Children: $4, Infants (under 1 year) Free, Family: $9

March Break Madness
This March Break, the Children’s Museum satisfies the budding dramatic artist, inspiring engineer and innovative environmentalist. Visit our galleries to discover the uses of the “mountain” and the Hamilton Harbour in building our city of Hamilton.
Date: Saturday, March 11 to Sunday, March 19, 2017
Time: Monday to Saturday: 9:30 am to 3:30 pm, Sunday 11 am to 4 pm
Cost: Adults: $2, Seniors/Youth: $2, Children: $4, Infants (under 1yr) Free, Family: $9


Hamilton Museum of Steam & Technology National Historic Site

900 Woodward Avenue, Hamilton
Phone: 905-546-4797
Email: steammuseum@hamilton.ca

March Break Activities – Whoosh! Zoom! Swish & Whir
Join us for an immersive experience into the world of flight!  This week of discovery will feature various interactive activities, workshops, presentations and displays, sure to dazzle and delight scientists, engineers and artists of all ages. By the time you leave, you’ll have a better understanding of what makes flying through the air possible!  All children must be accompanied by an adult. Ages 5 years and up.
Date: Monday, March 13 to Saturday, March 18, 2017
Time: 12 noon to 4 pm
Cost: Free event. Regular admission rates apply to the museum.


Whitehern Historic House & Garden National Historic Site

41 Jackson Street West
Phone: 905-546-2018
Email: whitehern@hamilton.ca

March Break: Work and Play
Take a break from school the old fashioned way! Put on an apron and try your hand at scrubbing on a washboard, rolling dough, mending and shopping or try outdoor games like egg and spoon racing or a beanbag toss, weather permitting. Bring some change for a treat.
Date: Saturday, March 11 to Sunday, March 19, 2017
Time: 12 noon to 4 pm
Cost: Adults: $7, Seniors/Youth: $6, Children: $5, Infants: Free, Family: $20