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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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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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Fall & Winter Hours

New Fall & Winter Hours Glanmore bids adieu to summer and returns to fall & winter hours. Beginning September 1 Glanmore is open  Tuesday to Sunday from 1 pm to 4:30 pm.  The museum is always closed Mondays and holidays.
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Meet our Museum Intern

Meet our Museum Intern: Danielle McMahon Jones Danielle McMahon-Jones is a Belleville native and has fond memories of visiting Glanmore as a child. She has a Honours Bachelor of Arts, in History and English, from the University of Ottawa and is currently completing her internship requirements for a post-graduate Certificate in Museum Management and Curatorship from Fleming College.     If Danielle looks a little fami
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Summer Fun at the Museum

Summer Fun at the Museum Summer fun at the Museum invites families to explore the historic house and join our demonstrators for some old-fashioned summertime fun. Regular museum admission applies. Garden Games: Wednesday, July 9 and Wednesday, August 6, 2014 – 2:00 to 4:00 pm Play outdoor garden games such as croquet, hoops, graces and stilt walking! Ice Cream Making: Wednesday, July 23 and Wednesday, August 2o
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