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Real March Break Fun!

Join us for a fun week of March Break at your local museums. Open to all ages unless otherwise indicated. Regular admission rates and admission hours apply.


March Break at Dundurn National Historic Site


Dundurn National Historic Site

Visit Dundurn National Historic Site this March Break to explore Dundurn Castle and the Hamilton Military Museum. Take a guided tour of more than 40 rooms in Dundurn Castle and discover what it was like to live and play above stairs and work and live as servants below stairs. Sample a variety of historic goodies made in the kitchen and explore the child-friendly craft area located in the Coach House. Visit the neighbouring Hamilton Military Museum for the exhibit "Blood Ties to a Gentle Landscape". The exhibit explores the historical figures who lived around Burlington Heights during the War of 1812. Plan to visit the Coach House Gallery which has an exhibit on the First World War. The newly renovated military museum provides a self-guided experience with dress-up and hands-on activities.
Date: Saturday, March 14, 2015 to Sunday, March 22, 2015
Time: 12:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Ages: All
Cost: Regular admission rates apply to the museum.


March Break: Work and Play


Whitehern Historic House & Garden

Take a break from school the old fashioned way! Put on an apron and try your hand at scrubbing on a washboard, rolling dough, mending or shopping or try outdoor games like egg and spoon or badminton, weather permitting. Bring some change for a treat.
Date: Saturday, March 14, 2015 to Sunday, March 22, 2015
Time: 12:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Ages: All
Cost: Regular admission rates apply to the museum.


A Monumental March Break


Battlefield House Museum & Park

Do you want to try something truly unique this March Break? See the past come to life. Visit Battlefield House Museum for fun and fascinating hands-on activities for the whole family.
Date: Monday, March 16, 2015 to Friday, March 20, 2015
Time: 12:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Ages: All
Cost: Regular admission rates apply to the museum.


March Break Activities


Hamilton Museum of Steam & Technology

Join us for a week of Make- inspired activities using everyday household items to create and invent. Children must be accompanied by an adult.
Date: Monday, March 16, 2015 to Saturday, March 21, 2015
Time: 12:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Ages: All
Cost: Free event. Regular admission rates apply to the museum.


A Weird and Wonderful March Break


Fieldcote Memorial Park & Museum

Bring the family to see our current exhibit and explore some extra special objects that will mystify young and old alike. Have fun trying to guess what the items were used for.
Date: Tuesday, March 17, 2015 to Saturday, March 21, 2015
Time: 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Ages: All
Cost: Regular admission rates apply to the museum.