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Visit the historic estate of one of Ottawa’s founding families and spend the day enjoying one of our special events or programs, exploring the exhibitions with interactive and kid-friendly activities, or discovering the beauty of our well-preserved parkland. The museum is open during the summer on Wednesdays to Sundays, from 10 am to 5 pm.
The museum’s food service is known for both its quality and affordability. Specializing in refreshments and baked goods made from scratch and served overlooking heritage gardens, our food service is a unique addition to the site. The Tea on the Lawn is served during the summer on Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, and Sundays, from 11 am until 4 pm, rain or shine. Because we use the freshest ingredients possible, it’s best to contact the museum at 613-247-4830 for the daily menu. **Reservations are recommended to avoid disappointment.**
Visitez le domaine historique de l’une des familles fondatrices d’Ottawa et passez une journée à profiter de nos programmes spéciaux, à explorer nos expositions remplies d’activités interactives amusantes pour les enfants et à découvrir la beauté de nos espaces verts bien préservés. Le musée est ouvert pendant l’été les mercredis aux dimanches, de 10 h à 17 h.
Les services alimentaires du domaine sont reconnus à la fois pour leur qualité et leur prix abordable. Ceux-ci se spécialisent dans les rafraîchissements et les pâtisseries maison, servis dans un espace surplombant les jardins patrimoniaux; il s’agit d’une caractéristique unique du site. Le thé sur la pelouse est servi pendant l’été les mercredis, jeudis, vendredis et dimanches de 11 h à 16 h, beau temps, mauvais temps. Puisque nous utilisons les ingrédients les plus frais possible, nous vous recommandons de communiquer avec le musée au 613 247 4830 pour vérifier le menu du jour. **Nous vous invitons également à réserver votre place pour éviter toute déception.**
Opening in 1952 at this location, the Brant Museum & Archives has been entertaining audiences with stories of Brant County History. Our permanent exhibits showcase Brantford store fronts, industry, manufacturers, and pioneer kitchen. Additional temporary exhibits rotate frequently to ensure that there is always something new to see. You may also book an appointment to access documents in the archives.
Chesley’s Inn was built in 1814 by a veteran of the War of 1812, Alsaints Chesley. It offers cyclists secure storage. There are three bed and breakfast rooms in the main Inn. Each has an ensuite bath with a rain forest shower. Breakfasts offered include locally grown organic food wherever possible. Even our bacon is traditionally smoked Berkshire pork from a nearby organic farm. Eggs are farm fresh and there is always an assortment of healthier options including fresh fruit, yogurt and granola. There is also “The Innkeeper’s Quarters” which is a self-contained two-bedroom apartment with kitchen, bath, living room, private entrance and a patio in the yard. The Quarters are perfect for two couples wishing to share. The Inn is in the heart of Old Cornwall, a block from the cycle path and a block from a wide range of restaurants, sidewalk cafes and a full service cycle shop. The tourist office, which is half a block away, has cycling maps and advice for those wishing to explore the United Counties of Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry. After ten years as a cycle commuter in Toronto, the owner is only to happy to share some of our quieter escapes.
The Hamilton Children’s Museum invites visitors to touch, build, experiment, invent, and imagine in a friendly, child-centred setting. The museum, housed in a former Gage family home, has been stimulating curiosities and providing opportunities for family learning for over 30 years.
Located in Gage Park, the Hamilton Children’s Museum
is the perfect place to explore and enjoy family fun year-round. Discover exhibits, workshops and special programs that encourage children and adults to learn through play by engaging in hands-on activities. Round off your experience with a visit to Gage Park and the four-season Tropical House.
Discover Ottawa’s stories when you visit the member museums of the Ottawa Museum Network! From historic houses to a working 1920s village to Canada’s only urban sugar shack – there is even a nuclear bunker! Easily accessible by bike, our museums offer something for everyone! Choose your nest adventure in Ottawa by visiting www.OttawaMuseumNetwork.ca!