Glanmore by “Gaslight” Evening Tours – December 2017

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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

Hot Cocoa and Holiday Cookies Event – November 26, 2017

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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

Celebrate Our City Pop-Up Exhibit

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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

Summer Fun at the Museum – August 2017

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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

Staff Pick: Feature Artifact Videos

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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 Staff:

Time to Vote for the Museum Dance Off Canadian Champ!

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Have you seen our Museum Dance Off video yet? [youtube height=”HEIGHT” width=”WIDTH”]PLACE_LINK_HERE[/youtube] The Museum Dance Off is a quirky online competition that features museum staff and volunteers dancing their way through their respective museum or historic site.  Dancing skills or abilities are not a prerequisite! Museum staff first started talking about participating in this online

Glanmore Heads to the National Dance Off Championships

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Glanmore Heads to the National Dance Off Championships Local museum Glanmore National Historic Site’s dance video entry “Glanmore Loves Cats” beat out three other museums to win the Eastern Canada Division of the Museum Dance Off 4 competition on Tuesday, April 18, 2017. The competition is organized by www.whenyouworkatamuseum.com to show that museums are fun

Museum Dance Off 4: A New Hope

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Museum Dance Off 4: A New Hope Glanmore Puts on Their Dancing Shoes The City of Belleville’s Glanmore National Historic Site has done the unexpected. Staff at the city’s museum has put on their dancing shoes to create a dance video. The video entitled “Glanmore Loves Cats” is entered into an international competition called Museum