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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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Murdoch Mysteries Behind the Scenes

Murdoch Mysteries Behind the Scenes Filming on Location at Ontario Museums CBC recently released this behind the scenes special Making Murdoch: Discovering Ontario featuring the many historical sites that are used as filming locations for the period television show, Murdoch Mysteries.  You can catch a glimpse of Glanmore at the 10:13 mark.  Glanmore National Historic Site was used as a location for filming of the epi
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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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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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