Oakville Museum Programs and Events

Family Day at the Museum

Family Day at the Museum

Family Day at the Museum

Monday, February 19, 2018 from 1 to 4:30 p.m.
Free admission.

Bring your whole family to discover local history at the Oakville Museum. Tour Erchless Estate, explore exhibits, watch the Freedom, Opportunity and Family: Oakville’s Black History presentation and try your hand at weaving. Free activities for all ages and abilities!

March Break at the Museum

March Break at the Museum

March Break at the Museum

March 12 to 16, 2018 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Fee: $61.20 per day. Age: 6-10.
After-care is available from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. for an additional $10 per day.

Take your March Break vacation at the Oakville Museum and explore diverse cultures, artistic traditions and hands on history fun! Start your journey in Canada, then travel to Scotland, India, France and Japan. You don't have to leave home to experience the world! Each day is booked individually.

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P.A. Day Afternoons at the Museum

P.A. Day Afternoons at the Museum

P.A. Day Afternoons at the Museum

Spend the afternoon at Erchless Estate for museum-inspired activities. These fun and interactive afternoons include a visit to our feature exhibit, a tour of the historic estate and a create-and-take craft. There will be a different theme each afternoon to enjoy.

April 27 theme: Ecology
June 01 theme: Gardens

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Oakville and the Underground Railroad Walking Tour

Oakville and the Underground Railroad Walking Tour

Oakville and the Underground Railroad Walking Tour

Saturday, May 5 from 10-11:30 a.m.
Fee: $11.28. Age: 18+

This unique indoor/outdoor tour offers a fascinating glimpse into the history of the Underground Railroad in Oakville. Begin with an introduction to the exhibit 'Freedom, Opportunity and Family: Oakville's Black History' and watch the exciting multi-media presentation 'The Underground Railroad: Next Stop Freedom', a true story of heroic flight from a life of slavery. Weather permitting, the tour finishes with an outdoor walk that details some nearby locations that highlight the local history surrounding Oakville and the Underground Railroad. Please dress appropriately for the outdoor tour and note that climbing a flight of stairs is part of the tour.

Registration opens February 10.

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Tots and Pots

Tots and Pots

Tots and Pots

Two sessions available:

May 30 and June 6 from 9:30 to 11 a.m.
August 28-29 from 9:30 to 11 a.m.
Fee: $31.50. Age: 3-5.

A special gardening program for young children to try out their green thumbs at the Oakville Museum! Children will have lots of fun planting seeds, decorating containers, and making flowering crafts. This is the perfect way to introduce young children to an unparented program experience while exploring the historic Erchless gardens!

Registration opens February 10.

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Summer Camp at the Oakville Museum

Summer Camp at the Oakville Museum

Summer Camp at the Oakville Museum

Join us for a summer break filled with excitement and adventure! Our camps offer a safe environment for kids to learn, laugh and explore.

Registration opens February 10.

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