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International Museum Day Open House

International Museum Day  Open House

Free Admission at Glanmoremain hall at Glanmore National Historic Site

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.  Museums around the world are participating by offering free admission or events on or around May 18th.

Glanmore was built in 1883 for wealthy banker J.P.C. Phillips and his wife Harriet.  The building is recognized for its excellent 2nd Empire style architecture and displays original furnishings as well as a collection of European fine and decorative arts.

During the Open House, visitors can explore the historic house, hear about past restoration projects, learn more details about the current project to reproduce the original hall carpeting and enjoy complimentary light refreshments.

Glanmore National Historic Site is located at 257 Bridge Street East in Belleville.

 

Melissa Wakeling has a Bachelor of Arts from Trent University and a Post-Graduate Certificate in Museum Management and Curatorship from Fleming College. Melissa works as Education and Marketing Coordinator at Glanmore National Historic Site in Belleville, Ontario.