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I Scream, You Scream, We all Scream for Ice Cream!

I Scream, You Scream, We all Scream for Ice Cream!   One of the more popular programs at Glanmore comes when we pull out our reproduction ice cream churn and freezer to make homemade ice cream.  Throughout the summer there are two opportunities for the public to join in ice cream making (and eating) as well as countless times when we make ice cream with day camps, tour groups and seniors residences. You might be
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What is happening at Glanmore this July!

The City of Belleville’s Glanmore National Historic Site has lots of fun for families on tap this summer! Back by popular demand are the Summer Fun at the Museum afternoons where you can bring the family to explore the historic house and join our demonstrators for some old fashioned summertime fun. Regular museum admission applies; children must be accompanied by an adult. The following Summer Fun activities are offe
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Summer Fun at the Museum – 2018

Summer Fun at the Museum – July & August 2018 The is lots of fun for families at Glanmore this summer! Back by popular demand are our Wednesday afternoon activities.   Bring the family to explore the historic house and join our demonstrators for some old fashioned summertime fun. Regular museum admission applies; children must be accompanied by an adult. The following Summer Fun activities are offered throu
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Takeover Day April 2018

Takeover Day 2018 If you’re looking for something fun to do with the family this weekend, come down to the Glanmore National Historic Site this Saturday, April 7, for the Museum Takeover Day. Takeover Day is an educational program where the students learn about what goes on behind-the-scenes at the museum and get involved with meaningful projects that will be applied at the museum. During the school year, the student
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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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Hot Cocoa and Holiday Cookies Event – November 26, 2017

Bring the family to explore Glanmore National Historic Site and see the beautiful holiday exhibits.  Sip hot cocoa, sample drinking chocolate made from an historic recipe and nibble on gingerbread cake and cookies.  Make your own Victorian tree decorations inspired by the period Christmas trees at Glanmore. This afternoon of family fun is a great way to kick offf the holiday season and is sure to create Christmas mem
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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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Summer Fun at the Museum – August 2017

Summer Fun at the Museum – August 2017 The is lots of fun for families at Glanmore this summer! Back by popular demand are our Wednesday afternoon activities.   Bring the family to explore the historic house and join our demonstrators for some old fashioned summertime fun. Regular museum admission applies; children must be accompanied by an adult. The following Summer Fun activities are offered in August: Wedne
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Staff Pick: Feature Artifact Videos

Staff Pick: Artifact Feature Videos Learn more about artifacts in our collection from museum staff: Rona’s Picks: Daguerreotype of Edmund Murney Melissa’s Picks: Souvenir Photo Booklet Stereographoscope Mousetrap Danielle’s Picks: Imari Charger Body Basket Doll in BGH Nurse’s Uniform Dave’s Picks:  Can you guess what this is? Charcoal Iron Mary Jane’s Picks:  Harp-Lute Seasonal Sta
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