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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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Education Volunteers Needed

Education Volunteer Recruitment Event at Glanmore October 29 – 31 from 1 pm to 4:30 pm Several thousand school children visit Glanmore National Historic Site each year.  Volunteers play a vital role in ensuring these student visits are engaging, educational and fun.  Glanmore needs more Volunteer Education Facilitators to assist the museum in the delivery of upcoming school programming. Volunteer Education Facilitato
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Victorian Santa Workshop – Dec 7/14

Victorian Santa Workshop Sunday, December 7, 2014 1:30 pm to 4:00 pm Make a Victorian Santa at Glanmore National Historic Site to add old-fashioned charm to your holiday decor. This Santa will look lovely on a tabletop or mantle during the holiday season.  The design is adapted from craft instructions found in the December 1867 edition of Harper’s Bazaar magazine.  Santa’s body will be constructed from na
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Accessibility News

Accessibility News – September 6, 2014 Due to circumstances beyond our control the vertical lift at the accessible entrance to Glanmore is out of service.  Our apologies for any inconvenience this may cause.  We hope to have it repaired as soon as possible.
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Harvest Tea and Tour – Oct. 5/14

Harvest Tea and Tour Sunday, October 5, 2014 Two seatings: 12 noon and 2:30 pm Autumn is upon us and the Friends of Glanmore are offering a Harvest Tea and Tour, held at Glanmore National Historic Site on Sunday, October 5, 2014.  This delicious traditional afternoon tea will be served on a three-tiered tray complet with seasonal tea sandwiches, scones with pumpkin butter and tasty sweets.  Following the tea, a guide
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