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Summer Museum Camp!

For the first time this summer, the Dundas Museum and Archives is proud to offer two weeks of Museum Camp for ages 5-10!

From July 15th-19th, we are offering Museum Mystery, a fun-filled week of museum-themed activities.

From August 12-16th, we are offering Dundas Cactus Camp, where campers will work toward decorating the museum’s parade float, culminating in a ride on our vintage 1961 fire engine in the Thursday night Cactus Festival Parade!

Both camps wil...

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Saturday, May 25th: Made in Dundas Community Family Festival!

The Made in Dundas Community Family Festival returns to the Dundas Museum and Archives on Saturday, May 25th, from  11am – 3pm, with a full roster of free activities and crafts for families and kids of all ages!

Join us for: Crafts & Games! Horse & Wagon Tours (with guide Stan Nowak!) Firetrucks! Live Music! Popcorn! And More! With Guests:  Emma Enright (Textile Artist) Dundas Valley School of Art Hamilton Public Library ...
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Doors Open Hamilton - Saturday, May 4th

On Saturday, May 4th, we are open from 10am – 4pm for Doors Open Hamilton!

Visit our Museum, built in 1956 Visit the Pirie House, built in 1873. Visit the Doctor’s Office, originally built c.1848 at 85 King St. West, and operated continuously as a doctor’s office until 1974, when the historic building was moved to the grounds of the Dundas Museum for preservation.

See what other buildings have their Doors Open this weekend at www.doorsopenontario...

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Dundas Museum and Archives Receives Donation from Giant’s Rib Escarpment Education Network

The Dundas Museum and Archives is pleased to announce a significant donation from the Giant’s Rib Escarpment Education Network (GREEN) including a vast array of fossils, teaching tools, and more than $11,750 in financial support. After the GREEN Board of Directors decided to close the organization’s operations at the Dundas Valley Trail Centre in 2017, they looked to the Dundas Museum as a possible successor for their escarpment education resources.

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Easter Weekend Hours

Happy Easter! Here are our hours for the holiday weekend:

Friday, March 29th: Closed Saturday, March 30th: Open 1-4pm Sunday, March 31st: Closed Monday, April 1st: Closed

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