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To celebrate Culture Days we're offering FREE guided tours of the Oakville Museum and Oakville's First Post Office! Pre-registration is required. Visitors are encouraged to arrive on time. Tour spaces will be held for 10 minutes. Non-medical masks are mandatory.
Oakville Museum at Erchless Estate:
Weekends starting September 25 to October 24 (1:15, 2, 2:45, 3:30 p.m.)
All ages but children must be accompanied by an adult.
Oakville's First Post Office:
September 26, Oct 3, 17 and 24 (1:30, 2:30, 3:30 p.m.)
Ages 8-14. All children must be registered and accompanied by an adult.
Saturday, October 23 from 10 to 11:30 a.m.
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. Tours offered for a groups of up to six people (must be from the same household). Please dress appropriately for outdoor walk and note that climbing a flight of stairs is part of the tour. Age: 18+. Registration opens September 8.Register online
Sunday, December 12 from 1:30-2:30 and 3-4 p.m.
Your visit includes a guided tour of the elegant Erchless Estate beautifully decorated for the Christmas season and a feature exhibit with a focus on commemorations and celebrations. Delight in nostalgic toys and reproduction historic ornaments. Join our group tour and enjoy a glimpse into Christmases past at the Oakville Museum! Please note climbing a flight of stairs (17 steps) is part of the tour. Age: 18+. Registration opens September 8.Register online
December 28 and 30, 2021
Two sessions available per day: 1:30-2:30 and 3-4 p.m.
Fee: $6.56. Age: 4-9 plus participating adults.
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. Registration opens September 8.Register online