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September 2019 Events at Hamilton Civic Museums

HAMILTON, ON – The City of Hamilton is pleased to present the following events at its civic museums this September 2019. 

For more information about these events and Hamilton Civic Museums, please visit: or view the event.

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Battlefield House Museum & Park National Historic Site

77 King Street West, Stoney Creek | 905-662-8458 | [email protected]

Dundurn National Historic Site

610 York Boulevard, Hamilton | 905-546-2872 | [email protected]

Historic Cooking Workshop: MacNab’s Kitchen - CANCELLED

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

Led by costumed staff, you will explore over 40 rooms and discover the history of the MacNab family.

Fieldcote Memorial Park & Museum

64 Sulphur Springs Road, Ancaster | 905-648-8144 | [email protected]

Ontario Archaeological Society Monthly Lectures - CANCELLED

Thursday, May 21, 2020
7:30 pm to 9:00 pm

Join the OAS Hamilton Chapter at its monthly meetings and lectures at Fieldcote. A lecture or film is presented, with coffee and snacks.

Outdoor Exhibition: Earth Meets Art - CANCELLED

Saturday, May 30, 2020
(All day)

Explore this outdoor earth art exhibition by Ancaster High School students.

Art Exhibition: Collection by Doris Farmer - CANCELLED

Saturday, May 30, 2020 to Saturday, June 13, 2020
12:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Explore this collection of art works by Doris Farmer from “the vaults” of Fieldcote seldom seen before in public.

Griffin House National Historic Site

733 Mineral Springs Road Dundas | 905-648-8144 | [email protected]
Open Sundays only from July 7 through September 29 - 1 to 4 pm.

Visit this preserved early 19th century home, set on a hilltop overlooking the beautiful Dundas Valley. Explore the history of Enerals Griffin and other early Black settlers and enjoy a walk along nearby trails.

Hamilton Children's Museum

1072 Main Street East Hamilton | 905-546-4848 | [email protected]

Hamilton Museum of Steam & Technology National Historic Site

900 Woodward Avenue, Hamilton | 905-546-4797 | [email protected]

Boats in the Park - CANCELLED

Saturday, May 30, 2020 to Sunday, May 31, 2020
11:00 am to 4:00 pm

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

Golden Horseshoe Live Steamer Days- CANCELLED

Saturday, May 30, 2020 to Sunday, May 31, 2020
11:00 am to 4:00 pm

Catch a ride on a miniature train & learn about different kinds of steam engines, including the 70-ton water-pumping engines.

Whitehern Historic House & Garden National Historic Site

41 Jackson Street West | 905-546-2018 | [email protected]
The Museum is open year-round, Tuesday to Sunday, 12 noon to 4 pm.

Discover one of the finest examples of an intact historic home in Canada during a guided tour with a costumed interpreter. Three generations of the McQuesten family lived at Whitehern from 1852 until 1968. Among the last generation were six children who never married. In 1959, the three surviving members of the family bequeathed the home to the City with all its original contents.

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