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Virtual Exhibits
Until December 31

Virtual Exhibits

Port Colborne Historical and Marine Museum - Port Colborne

Check out our online exhibits! The History of the Welland Canal in Port ColborneThe War of 1812 and the Sugarloaf SettlementThe Graf Family and...

Strike a Pose: The Art of Self-Obsession
Until April 29

Strike a Pose: The Art of Self-Obsession

Niagara-on-the-Lake Museum - Niagara-on-the-Lake

The desire to leave a mark on the world and to chronicle our lives is not a new concept. Over the centuries we have recorded our likeness through...

Famous & Infamous
Until November 25

Famous & Infamous

Niagara-on-the-Lake Museum - Niagara-on-the-Lake

Join us in the galleries once a month to discuss the life and times of a famous or infamous person or event from the past.    ...

Virtual Lecture Series: Historically Hysterical 2
February 28

Virtual Lecture Series: Historically Hysterical 2

Niagara-on-the-Lake Museum - Niagara-on-the-Lake

The Museum's Assistant Curator, Shawna Butts, continues to explore medical history with Part Two of her 2023 presentation. She says that women...

A Monumental March Break
March 9 - March 17

A Monumental March Break

Battlefield House Museum & Park - Stoney Creek

Do you want to try something truly unique this March Break? See the past come to life. VisitBattlefield House Museum for fun and fascinating hands-on...

March Break Activity Centre: Engineering for Amusement Parks!
March 9 - March 17

March Break Activity Centre: Engineering for Amusement Parks!

Hamilton Museum of Steam & Technology - 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 – Cardboard Construction Challenge
March 13 - March 14

March Break – Cardboard Construction Challenge

Hamilton Children's Museum - Hamilton

Join Hamilton Children’s Museum staff at Ancaster Old Town Hall for a two-hour cardboard construction challenge. Gather your team (up to 5...

March Break – Pour Paint Workshop
March 11 - March 12

March Break – Pour Paint Workshop

Hamilton Children's Museum - Hamilton

Join Hamilton Children’s Museum staff at Ancaster Old Town Hall for a two-hour pour painting workshop.  Participants will use different...

March Break: Whitehern on Canvas
March 11 - March 15

March Break: Whitehern on Canvas

Whitehern Historic House & Garden - Hamilton

Join us for a family-friendly tour of Whitehern featuring entertainment from the 19th and early-20th centuries. Experience interactive elements with...

“Quiltastic!” March Break Activities
March 11 - March 15

“Quiltastic!” March Break Activities

Fieldcote Memorial Park & Museum - Ancaster

Join us at Fieldcote and try your hand at making a “Paper Quilt” to take home. Solve quilt puzzles and learn about the history behind...

Exhibition: Stories from the Edge
Until December 30

Exhibition: Stories from the Edge

Fieldcote Memorial Park & Museum - Ancaster

Set on the edge of the Niagara Escarpment, with a bounty of water and resources, Ancaster has attracted humans since the retreat of the last glacier...

Exceptional Experiences: 2-Day Floorcloth Workshop with Lori Le Mare
March 2 - March 3

Exceptional Experiences: 2-Day Floorcloth Workshop with Lori Le Mare

Dundurn National Historic Site - Hamilton

They thought the war was behind them. But for thousands of men who served in the Canadian Expeditionary Force the trauma of the First World War...

March Break at Dundurn
March 9 - March 17

March Break at Dundurn

Dundurn National Historic Site - Hamilton

Take a break from your routine and experience a fascinating piece of Hamilton history at Dundurn National Historic Site. On a guided tour of over 40...

Special Exhibition | Worlds of the Night
April 6 - August 24

Special Exhibition | Worlds of the Night

Joseph Brant Museum - Burlington

Shine the light on darkness! Enter Worlds of the Night’s dusky atmosphere and learn about what happens while we sleep. Uncover facts...

Visit with the Easter Bunny
March 23 - March 24

Visit with the Easter Bunny

Joseph Brant Museum - Burlington

Hop on over to Joseph Brant Museum for a Visit with the Easter Bunny! Families can book a 5-minute time slot for a private visit with the Easter...

Special Exhibition: Sound, Just Sound
Until March 28

Special Exhibition: Sound, Just Sound

Joseph Brant Museum - Burlington

Any impact creates vibrations in the air that translates into sounds. The impact of the wind on leaves, the air flowing from our lungs on our vocal...

Antique Appraisal Event
April 7

Antique Appraisal Event

Ireland House Museum - Burlington

We’re hosting an Antique Appraisal Event at Ireland House Museum on Sunday, April 7, 2024 from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm. Treasure...

Read Me a Story: Fables and Fairytales
Until August 28

Read Me a Story: Fables and Fairytales

Oakville Museum - Oakville

Elders have tried to teach children important life lessons through storytelling since time began. Through museum artifacts we take a whimsical look...

Freedom, Opportunity and Family: Oakville’s Black History
Until December 31

Freedom, Opportunity and Family: Oakville’s Black History

Oakville Museum - Oakville

Artifacts, pictures, text and a documentary video tell the stories of many of the African-American families who settled in Oakville and were...

What's your Type?
Until March 4

What's your Type?

Oakville Museum - Oakville

Often found hiding in attics and lurking in basements are two of the most revolutionary machines to come out of the 1800s. Typewriters and sewing...

The Underground Railroad: Next Stop Freedom
Until December 31

The Underground Railroad: Next Stop Freedom

Oakville Museum - Oakville

In this exciting and moving multi-media presentation, the ghost of Deborah Brown tells the true story of her heroic flight from a life of slavery in...

Seven Glorious Virtues
Until January 31

Seven Glorious Virtues

Oakville Museum - Oakville

Ancient philosophers deemed certain virtues necessary for a happy individual. These virtues also were necessary in creating a good society. Achieving...

Queer Joy
Until April 29

Queer Joy

Lakeshore Grounds Interpretive Centre - Etobicoke

Through a collaboration between the Lakeshore Grounds Interpretive Centre and the LGBTQ+ Resource Centre and the 2SLGBTQ+ Employee Resource Group (...

A National Crime
Until February 27

A National Crime

Lakeshore Grounds Interpretive Centre - Etobicoke

On loan from the Legacy of Hope Foundation, visit A National Crime: The Residential School Experience in Canada in the Student Welcome and Resource...

Witnesses of the Past
Until April 29

Witnesses of the Past

Lakeshore Grounds Interpretive Centre - Etobicoke

Explore the historical traces of the Lakeshore Psychiatric Hospital and its associated cemetery, now everyday spaces in Etobicoke Lakeshore. ...