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Staff Artefact Picks filmed by our PR intern, Stephanie!

For the month of April, I’ve been doing my internship at Glanmore National Historic Site and it has been amazing so far. During this time, I’ve had the opportunity to film a few short videos of museum staff members highlighting different things at the museum, called artefact picks. These videos are of the staff member featuring one of the many artefacts held in the museum, and they talk about the history of the artef
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Bissel Carpet Sweeper- Artefact Pick

Dave Cox, the museum technician at Glanmore National Historic Site, brought out something that not all of us think about daily. Vacuuming, or some other variation of cleaning, is not always everyone’s favourite thing to do. What’s interesting about Dave’s artefact pick, is that it’s a precursor to the modern-day vacuum. The Bissel carpet sweeper at the museum was made around 1890 and is currently located in the basem
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Boston Pizza Night

Mondays are never the greatest day of the week and after coming home from a long day at work, nobody wants to make dinner. Glanmore National Historic Site is providing a way to beat the Monday blues, by inviting you out for dinner, on Monday, April 16. Between 5 to 8 p.m., 10% of all food sales at Boston Pizza will go to the Friends of Glanmore in support of special projects at the museum. So, bring your family and f
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Holiday Hours – December 2017

Planning a visit to Glanmore over the winter holidays? Please note our adjusted hours. The museum will be open from 1 to 4:30 on the following days: December 23, 27, 28, and 30. Regular museum hours of Tuesday to Sunday from 1 to 4:30 will resume on January 2. Wishing you all a very safe and happy holiday season! Holiday Hours – December 2017 Glanmore National Historic Site is open Tuesday to Sunday from 1 pm t
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Glanmore by “Gaslight” Evening Tours – December 2017

Glanmore by “Gaslight” Evening Tours Wednesday, December 6, 2017 – 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm, Wednesday, December 13, 2017 – 7 pm to 8:30 pm, or Wednesday, December 20, 2017 – 7 pm to 8:30 pm We’ve recreated the look of gaslight for these popular evening tours at Glanmore National Historic Site, located at 257 Bridge Street East, Belleville.  Enjoy a guided tour of Glanmore by “gasl
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Meet our Museum Intern

Meet our Museum Intern Amy Hannah  is from Peterborough, Ontario. She has a Honours Bachelor of Art History from Carleton University. Amy is currently completing her internship requirements for a post-graduate Certificate in Cultural Heritage Conservation and Management from Fleming College.  Amy will spend fifteen weeks at Glanmore National Historic Site during the fall and early winter 2017.  Here she will apply he
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Preserve and Protect your Family Heirlooms-Sat., Oct. 21, 2017-1-4 pm

Learn to Preserve Family Heirlooms with Glanmore National Historic Site The City of Belleville’s Glanmore National Historic Site is helping people learn to preserve and protect their family heirlooms. “Preserve and Protect” a special event held at Glanmore National Historic Site on Saturday, October 21 encourages the public to show their off their family treasures while discovering ways to ensure their long-term pres
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Doors Open Belleville – September 16, 2017

Explore Belleville’s heritage during Doors Open 2017!  Glanmore is pleased to once again participate in this wonderful event celebrating our community’s heritage. Be sure to check out Glanmore’s pop-up exhibit “Celebrate our City” commemorating Belleville 200 and Canada 150 on the west lawn to discover fascinating stories from Belleville’s past. Inside the museum you can explore th
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Celebrate Our City Pop-Up Exhibit

Celebrate Our City Pop-Up Exhibit Glanmore National Historic Site’s Celebrate Our City pop-up exhibit was developed as part of the museum’s Belleville 200 and Canada 150 celebrations.  The pop-up exhibit received rave reviews at Canada Day Celebrations and again at the Waterfront Festival.  People have really enjoyed seeing our staff in 1867 period costumes, viewing the historic photographs in the exhibit, and learni
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The Ultimate Belleville History Contest!

The Ultimate Belleville History Contest Enter to Win! Snap a selfie with our 1867 costumed staff at events this summer and enter to win the ultimate Belleville history prize: An Old East Hill History Carriage Tour courtesy of County Carriage and an exclusive behind the scenes tour of Glanmore for 4 adults! Total value: $400.00 To enter like or follow GlanmoreNHS on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram and share your selfie
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