February Events at Hamilton Civic Museums

 

HAMILTON, ON – The City of Hamilton is pleased to present the following events at its civic museums this February 2018.

For more information about these events and Hamilton Civic Museums, please visit: www.hamilton.ca/museums or click on the site links below.

Battlefield House Museum & Park National Historic Site
77 King Street West, Stoney Creek – 905-662-8458 – battlefield@hamilton.ca

Friends of Battlefield House Museum Lecture Series
Join us for a historically-themed illustrated talk. Please call 905-662-8458 for details.

Date: Tuesday, February 13
Time: 7:30 pm
Cost: $2 for non-members

The Gages: An Early Upper Canadian Family
Visit the 200 year-old Gage home on Family Day and experience the work and play of an early Upper Canadian family.

Date: Monday, February 19
Time: 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Cost: Adults: $7, Seniors/Youth: $6, Children: $5, Infants: Free, Family: $20 (buy online and save 20%)

Dundurn National Historic Site
610 York Boulevard, Hamilton – 905-546-2872 – dundurn@hamilton.ca
Family Day at Dundurn

Explore a fascinating piece of Hamilton history at Dundurn National Historic Site. On a guided tour of over 40 rooms in Dundurn Castle, discover what it was like to live and play above stairs and work and live below stairs. Visitors will enjoy hands-on activities throughout their tour and sample a variety of historic goodies made in the kitchen. Visit the neighbouring Hamilton Military Museum for a self-guided experience with dress-up and engaging activities, while exploring the historical figures who lived in Hamilton during the War of 1812 and First World War.

Date: Monday, February 19
Time: 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Cost: Adults: $11.50, Seniors/Youth: $9.50, Children: $6, Infants: Free, Family: $30 (buy online and save 20%)

Fieldcote Memorial Park & Museum
64 Sulphur Springs Road, Ancaster – 905-648-8144 – fieldcote@hamilton.ca
Ontario Archaeological Society Monthly Lectures

Join the OAS Hamilton Chapter at its monthly meetings and lectures at Fieldcote, held on the third Thursday of every month. A lecture or film is presented, with coffee and snacks.

Date: Thursday, February 15
Time: 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Cost: FREE event

Hamilton Children’s Museum
1072 Main Street East Hamilton – 905-546-4848 – childrensmuseum@hamilton.ca
Early Morning Risers

Start your Saturday weekend morning with company, coffee and treats and let the kids get to work playing in an interactive and exploratory environment.

Date: Saturday, February 3
Time: 7:30 am – 9:00 am
Cost: FREE event

Wednesday Wigglers – Teddy Bear’s Picnic
Explore the environment through adult-facilitated and child-directed activities by engaging in this themed drop-in program that includes story time, songs, discovery and creation centres.

Date: Wednesday, February 7
Time: 9:30 am – 11:00 am
Cost: Adults: $2, Seniors/Youth: $2, Children: $4, Infants (under 1yr) Free, Family: $9

Early Morning Risers
Start your Saturday weekend morning with company, coffee and treats and let the kids get to work playing in an interactive and exploratory environment.

Date: Saturday, February 10
Time: 7:30 am – 9:00 am
Cost: FREE event

Wednesday Wigglers – Valentine’s Day
Explore the environment through adult-facilitated and child-directed activities by engaging in this themed drop-in program that includes story time, songs, discovery and creation centres.

Date: Wednesday, February 14
Time: 9:30 am – 11:00 am
Cost: Adults: $2, Seniors/Youth: $2, Children: $4, Infants (under 1yr) Free, Family: $9

Early Morning Risers
Start your Saturday weekend morning with company, coffee and treats and let the kids get to work playing in an interactive and exploratory environment.

Date: Saturday, February 17
Time: 7:30 am – 9:00 am
Cost: FREE event

Family Day – Pine Cone Café
Celebrate your family with us! Welcome to the Pine Cone Cafe where children and their adults can make bird snacks for our feathered friends during the winter months. Participants will make bird feeders from pine cones as well as their own bird books to take home.

Date: Monday, February 19
Time: 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Cost: Adults: $2, Seniors/Youth: $2, Children: $4, Infants (under 1yr) Free, Family: $9

Wednesday Wigglers – Discovering Dinosaurs
Explore the environment through adult-facilitated and child-directed activities by engaging in this themed drop-in program that includes story time, songs, discovery and creation centres.

Date: Wednesday, February 21
Time: 9:30 am – 11:00 am
Cost: Adults: $2, Seniors/Youth: $2, Children: $4, Infants (under 1yr) Free, Family: $9

Early Morning Risers
Start your Saturday weekend morning with company, coffee and treats and let the kids get to work playing in an interactive and exploratory environment.

Date: Saturday, February 24
Time: 7:30 am – 9:00 am
Cost: FREE event

Wednesday Wigglers – Dandy Dinosaurs
Explore the environment through adult-facilitated and child-directed activities by engaging in this themed drop-in program that includes story time, songs, discovery and creation centres.

Date: Wednesday, February 28
Time: 9:30 am – 11:00 am
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 – 905-546-4797 – steammuseum@hamilton.ca

Family Day Fun – Trains, Trains and more Trains
Join us on Family Day for train-themed fun. Visit our craft station and build and decorate your own building. Take your building home or visit the model railroad and place it alongside the train track where the steam trains will be running. Adult supervision is required.

Date: Monday, February 19
Time: 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Cost: FREE event. Regular admission rates apply to the museum.

Whitehern Historic House & Garden National Historic Site
41 Jackson Street West – 905-546-2018 – whitehern@hamilton.ca

Family Day Comedy Classics
Tour the McQuesten home as it was in 1939 and then head to the renovated Stable to enjoy short comedy classic films such as The Little Rascals, The Three Stooges, and Laurel and Hardy. Share the fun of classic family entertainment of the 1930s. Refreshments available for purchase.

Date: Monday, February 19
Time: 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Cost: Adults: $7, Seniors/Youth: $6, Children: $5, Infants: Free, Family: $20 (buy online and save 20%)

Additional Resources

Hamilton Civic Museums – www.hamilton.ca/museums
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