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History of Canada Colouring Books in the Gift Shop!

History of Canada colouring books have arrived at the Dundas Museum  & Archives gift shop! Each book has over two hundred illustrations of Canada’s past. The books are available for only $20.00 each

 

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Upcoming Event: Shaw Festival Tour & Show

You’re Invited!

Join us on a fabulous coach bus to explore the lives featured in our latest exhibition, Rebels and Reformers: Dundas on the Road to Responsible Government.

Starting with a jaunt to the Mackenzie Printery and Newspaper Museum, and concluding with the spectacular production of 1837: The Farmers’ Revolt at the Shaw Festival Courthouse Theatre, this is a can’t miss event!

Tickets are $100 for Friends of the Museum or $110 for Non-Members. Tickets a...

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Pre-school Kids Drop-in Program Resumes This Thursday!

We are excited to announce that beginning this Thursday, April 6th the pre-school kids drop-in program will take place in the education centre!

Join us for kids activities, crafts, games, and fun in our Education Centre, pre-school ages welcome. You can pop in between 10:00 and 11:30am and stay as little or as long as you like.

This is a free program, but donations are welcome!

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Music for a Cause: Rebels and Reformers Lecture Series Event

HPO Composer-in-Residence, Abigail Richardson-Schulte, will be presenting the stories and music of composers who were either inspired or coerced by military leaders; from Beethoven and Napoleon to Shostakovich and Stalin.

Date: March 30th

Time: 7:30 P.M. to 8:30 P.M.

Free Admission. Seating is on a first-come, first served basis.

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Feature Exhibition Rebels and Reformers Opening March 18

The Dundas Museum & Archives is enthusiastic to announce the opening of our latest feature exhibition, Rebels and Reformers: Dundas on the Road to Responsible Government, which will be showing in the third gallery from March 18 until June 3.

The exhibit will feature nods to local urban legends such as Mackenzie’s cave, accompanied by key rebel relics and beautifully crafted artifacts. These include the Durham banner, cups and saucers used by Sir Allan MacNab, the goblet presented...

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