Oakville Museum Programs and Events
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How to register
For programs offered through the Parks, Recreation and Culture guide click on the listing's registration link or call 905-815-2000. To register online or by phone, you will need a family PIN number and personal ID number (an iris card). Call 905-845-6601, ext. 4747 to open an account.
For all other museum programs and events, see the listing for registration details.
Doors Open Halton
September 27-28, 2014 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
All ages. Free event.
The communities of Oakville, Milton and Halton Hills have joined forces this year to present Doors Open Halton Region. A wide range of fascinating sites and interesting tours and activities will bring the heritage and culture of Halton Region to life, both rural and urban. For site descriptions and hours visit the Doors Open Halton website. Follow the event on Twitter and Facebook.
Note: Oakville sites will be open on both Saturday and Sunday, unless otherwise noted. Milton opens its doors on Saturday only, and Halton Hills will be receiving visitors on Sunday only.
Halloween Masquerade at the Museum
Sunday, October 26
1 to 4 p.m.
Fee: 5.00 per person
Registration not required.
Boo! Join us for our annual family friendly Halloween celebration. A safe and fun way to try out your costume and gear up for the holiday! There will be games, crafts and fun for one and all. Visit our website closer to the date for more details.
Gumdrop Topiary Workshop
Make an old fashioned gumdrop tree! This workshop is designed for adults and children aged 6-12 years. You and your guest will each create a Christmas cone-shaped topiary using red, white and green gumdrops that will be glued into table-toppers. Lovely to adorn the mantle or sideboard and, properly stored, these stylish topiaries will last for years! All materials included. Children under 12 must be accompanied by a paid guardian 18+.
Sunday, December 1
1:30 to 3:30 p.m.
Iris code: 199231
Museum Christmas Tea and Tour
Sunday, December 14
1:30 to 3 p.m. or 3 to 4:30 p.m.
Iris code: 199234, 199235
Register for Christmas Tea and Tour
This holiday season, enjoy a 1.5 hour visit to the beautifully-decorated historic Erchless Estate. Your visit will include our feature exhibit, a guided tour through the elegant home, followed by tea and cookies. Share the warmth of the holiday season with family and friends! Tour available for all ages, but children must be accompanied by an adult. All participants must be paid registrants. We cannot accommodate for allergies in this program.
Museum Christmas Craft Workshop
Monday, December 22
1:30 to 3:30 p.m.
Iris code: 199229
Parents, need a little time to do some Christmas shopping? Bring your young crafters to the Oakville Museum for some traditional holiday spirit! Children will be inspired by the historic Erchless Estate beautifully decorated for the season. The afternoon will be filled with Christmas songs, winter games, and crafting creative holiday creations. Age: 4-7
Museum Craft and Tour
Tuesday, December 30 at 1:30 to 2:30 and 3-4 p.m.
Friday, January 2 at 1:30 to 2:30 and 3-4 p.m.
Iris code: 19925, 19927, 199226, 199228
Register for Museum Craft and Tour
Spending family time together this winter break? Come join us for an hour in the afternoon to make a craft with your child and take a guided tour of the Oakville Museum! Fee applies to participating children only, but children must be accompanied and assisted by an adult. Each session will make the same craft and take the same tour. Age: 3-9.