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Terry Fox Travelling Exhibition

Travelling Exhibition Terry Fox: Running to the Heart of Canada The inspiring travelling exhibition Terry Fox: Running to the Heart of Canada is coming to Glanmore National Historic Site. On April 12, 1980, a young athlete from British Columbia named Terry Fox, who had lost his right leg to cancer, dipped his artificial limb in the Atlantic Ocean. So began the Marathon of Hope, his run across Canada to raise money fo
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Glanmore National Historic Site to Reopen March 15

Glanmore National Historic Site to Reopen March 15 The City of Belleville’s Glanmore National Historic Site will reopen to visitors on Tuesday, March 15, 2016, just in time for March Break activities.  The museum was closed for several weeks while work was done to repair and restore floor areas in the historic building.  A new carpet, a reproduction of the original 1883 Wilton carpet, was custom manufactured in the U
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Holiday Hours

Please note the changes to Glanmore’s hours during the holiday season.  The museum is open Tuesday to Sunday from 1 pm to 4:30 pm with the following exceptions: Thursday, December 24—CLOSED Friday, December 25—CLOSED Saturday, December 26—CLOSED Sunday, December 27—OPEN 1 PM TO 4:30 PM Monday, December 28—CLOSED Tuesday, December 29—OPEN 1 PM TO 4:30 PM Wednesday, December 30—OPEN 1 PM TO 4:30 PM Thursday, Dece
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Porchfest 2015

Porchfest 2015 Saturday, September 26, 2015 Opening Ceremony at 12:45 pm Returning for its 7th year, Porchfest is a celebration of music, where  musical performances take place on porches with an audience that moves from house to house throughout the East Hill neighbourhood in Belleville.   The Porchfest 2015  opening ceremony will take place at  Glanmore at 12:45 pm.  Music at all other venues begins at 1 pm. For mo
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Fundraising Calendars Now Available

2016 Fundraising Calendars Now Available Featuring Cat and Dog Paintings by H.H. Couldery The Friends of Glanmore recently unveiled  a new fundraising initiative. They have produced a 2016 calendar featuring beautiful photographs of cat and dog paintings by Horatio H. Couldery (1832-1918) from the collection at Glanmore National Historic Site. Couldery was a noted British artist who specialized in painting cats and d
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Ask a Curator Day – Sept. 16/15

Ask a Curator Day Wednesday, September 16, 2015 Staff at Glanmore will be participating in a world-wide social media event  on #Askacurator Day, September 16, 2015, by live tweeting answers to your questions.   Ever wondered what the oldest object in the collection is?  Or, how a curator decides what to accept into a collection? How about the funniest comment ever received by a museum visitor?  Ask a Curator Day can
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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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