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.
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: 186300
Register for Gumdrop Topiary Workshop online
Museum Christmas Tea & Tour
Oakville Museum presents its annual Christmas Tea & Tour. 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.
Sunday, December 15
Two sessions available: 1:30 to 3 p.m. or 3 to 4:30 p.m.
Fee: 6.38 per person
Iris code: 185586 (1:30 to 3 p.m.) or 185587 (3 to 4 p.m.)
Register for Christmas Tea and Tour online
Winter Break 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.
Thursday, January 2 at 1:30 to 2:30 and 3-4 p.m.
Friday, January 3 at 1:30 to 2:30 and 3-4 p.m.
Fee: 5.00 per participant.
Iris code: 185582, 185584, 185583, 185585
Register for Winter Break Craft and Tour online
Oakville's Black History Self-Guided Bike Tour
Enjoy a self-guided leisurely bicycle tour and visit sites in Bronte, Kerr Village and Downtown Oakville that have ties historic ties to the Underground Railroad. This tour finishes with a visit to the Underground Railroad Exhibition at the Oakville Museum at Erchless Estate. Download the self-guided tour map and have a great ride!
Download Oakville's Black History Bike Tour Map (pdf, 7.6 MB)