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Family Fun at the Museum: August

Summer Fun Activities Come to Glanmore National Historic Site for family fun over the summer holidays. Explore the historic house and join our demonstrators for some old fashioned summertime fun. Regular museum admission applies; children must be accompanied by an adult. The following Summer Fun activities are offered: Garden Games: Wednesday, August 5, 2015 – 2 to 4 pm Play outdoor games such as croquet, hoops
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Family Fun at the Museum: July

Summer Fun Activities at Glanmore Come to Glanmore National Historic Site for family fun over the summer holidays. Explore the historic house, try our artifact scavenger hunt and join museum demonstrators for some old fashioned summertime fun. Regular museum admission applies; children must be accompanied by an adult. The following Summer Fun activities are offered: Garden Games: Wednesday, July 8, 2015 – 2 to
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Fundraising Plant and Bake Sale

Fundraising Plant and Bake Sale Saturday, May 30, 2015 – 8 am to 12 noon The Friends of Glanmore are taking over the front lawn at Glanmore National Historic Site for a Fundraising Plant and Bake Sale on Saturday, May 30, 2015 Don’t miss this fantastic sale, just in time for the spring planting season.  The sale will feature perennial plants, gardening books and garden accessories as well as a huge bake t
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International Museum Day Open House

International Museum Day  Open House Free Admission at Glanmore Glanmore National Historic Site is offering an Open House with free admission on Sunday, May 17 from 1 to 4 pm as part of International Museum Day celebrations.  This is an excellent opportunity to revisit Belleville’s treasured historic house or discover it for the very first time. International Museum Day is a world-wide movement in its 37th year
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Mother’s Day Tea and Tour – SOLD OUT

Mother’s Day Tea & Tour The Mother’s Day Tea and Tour is now SOLD OUT.   Thank you to all our supporters who bought tickets and a special thanks to all the wonderful Mom’s out there!  Sunday, May 10th, 2015 Two Seatings: 12:30 pm or 3:00 pm Treat mom like a queen on her special day!  Bring her to Glanmore National Historic Site for a lovely afternoon tea hosted by the Friends of Glanmore on Moth
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Egypt, Gift of the Nile on Display Now!

Egypt, Gift of the Nile, on display until April 12, 2015 Travelling Exhibit from the Royal Ontario Museum Explore Egypt, Gift of the Nile, a travelling exhibition on loan from the Royal Ontario Museum.  The exhibit explores the architecture, family life, personal grooming and adornment, education, religious and funerary beliefs of this fascinating culture.  See a life-size sarcophagus as well as dozens of artifacts,
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Accessibility News

Lift Out of Service Due to the extreme cold weather the vertical lift at the accessible entrance to Glanmore is out of service effective Februrary 13, 2015 and until further notice.   We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.
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Reproduction of Original Hall Carpet

Reproduction of Original Hall Carpet Parrott Foundation donates $75,000 Belleville City Council provided pre-capital budget approval for $77,633 to reproduce the original hall carpet in Glanmore National Historic Site at Monday night’s council meeting. This project includes floor repairs at Glanmore and the custom reproduction of the original Wilton carpet. The majority of this cost will be covered by a grant of $75,
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Heritage Chocolate

Chocoholics Take Note: Heritage Chocolate Comes to Glanmore! Glanmore is pleased to join other National Historic Sites in Canada and the United States in a special program to interpret the the rich and colourful history of chocolate. Cocoa trees were first domesticated in South America more than 3500 years ago. The beans were roasted by the Olmec, Mayan, Toltec and Aztec peoples.  The roasted nibs were then ground by
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Holiday Hours

Holiday Hours Planning to visit Glanmore National Historic Site during the winter holidays? Here are our holiday hours: Saturday, December 20 – Open 1 to 4:30 pm Sunday, December 21 – Open 1 to 4:30 pm Monday, December 22 – CLOSED Tuesday, December 23 – Open 1 to 4:30 pm Wednesday, December 24 – CLOSED Thursday, December 25 – CLOSED Friday, December 26 – CLOSED Saturday, Dece
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