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Markham Museum

If you are looking for a unique family experience, Markham Museum offers 25 acres of parkland including an orchard and heritage gardens. Our site features a variety of buildings representing the on-going growth of our community. See mills, re-created businesses and family homes. Enjoy a personal tour and then stroll the village. Bring a picnic or pick up food at one of our many local establishments and find a quiet spot to unwind. Customized tours are available for families with young children except on special event days.


November 2

Lecture Series: Igor Shoikhedbrod

The Friends of Markham Museum presents doctoral candidate Igor Shoikhedbrod for their next installment of the Afternoon Lecture Series from 1 to 3 p.m. at Markham Museum (9350 Markham Road). Through a re-examination of the G20 protests in Toronto and recent controversies surrounding Bill C-51, Igor Shoikhedbrod considers what is at stake for Canadian democracy when the very exercise of civil rights is criminalized. Tickets $30.00. Call 905-477-5530 to purchase your tickets!

 

November 20

Adult Pottery Workshop: DIY Gifts – Jewellery

Make the ideal gift for your friends and family this holiday season at Markham Museum (9350 Markham Road). Explore the art of ceramic jewellery making in our Pottery Studio. Workshop runs November 20 from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.. Cost $67.80 per person. Pre-registration required. Call 905-305-5970 to register today!

November 21

Family Fun Science Workshop

Join us at Markham Museum (9350 Markham Road) on November 21 from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. as we mix, measure, and discover together! Families will engage together in hands-on activities that explore the science in the world around them. Cost $18 for 1 child and 1 adult. Pre-registration required. Call 905-305-5970 to register today!


November 27

Adult Pottery Workshop: Holiday Ornaments

Create a set of 12 ceramic ornaments in Markham Museum’s Pottery Studio (9350 Markham Road) on November 27 from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.. This project is something that you can bring out for years and years to come. Cost $56.50 per person. Pre-registration required. Call 905-305-5970 to register today!


November 29

Family Pottery Workshop: DIY Gift – Hand Print Tiles

Document your children’s precious little hands and create hand printed ceramic tiles as gifts for your friends and family at Markham Museum’s Pottery Studio (9350 Markham Road). These tiles are able to be hung on the wall or framed and you can personalize your keepsakes by choosing which colour you would like them to be. Workshop runs from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. on November 29. Cost $45 for 1 child and 1 adult. Pre-registration required. Call 905-305-5970 to register today!

December 5

Family Holiday Card Making

Get ready for the Holidays by making your own cards as a family at Markham Museum (9350 Markham Road) using a combination of modern materials and historic methods. You will get to try your hand at using the Museum’s 1910 printing press and also create your own one of a kind stamp to use to decorate future creations. Class runs from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. on December 5. Cost $30 for 1 child and 1 adult. Pre-registration required. Call 905-305-5970 to register today!


December 6

Family Pottery Workshop: “Let It Snow” Snowman Tea Light

Come and spend some quality family time at Markham Museum (9350 Markham Road) on December 6 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. and make a pinch pot tea light snow man to celebrate the winter season in our Pottery Studio! Cost $60 for 1 child and 1 adult. Pre-registration required. Call 905-305-5970 to register today!


December 12

Family Fun Science Workshop

Join us at Markham Museum (9350 Markham Road) on November 21 from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. as we mix, measure, and discover together! Families will engage together in hands-on activities that explore the science in the world around them. Cost $18 for 1 child and 1 adult. Pre-registration required. Call 905-305-5970 to register today!


December 19

Homemade Holiday Treasures

Get ready for the season of giving by creating your own holiday treasures you can give to family and friends. Children ages 4 to 8 will be able to choose three unique treasures to create from Hot Chocolate Snowmen to one-of-a-kind tea towels, snow globes and ornaments. Class runs at Markham Museum (9350 Markham Road) on December 19 from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.. Cost $37 per child. Pre-registration required. Call 905-305-5970 to register today!


HOURS OF OPERATION
Please note: The Museum is closed New Year's Day, January 2, Good Friday, Easter Monday, Labour Day, Thanksgiving Monday, Christmas Day, Boxing Day, December 27rh.

Thanksgiving to Labour Day (Fall / Winter Season)
Tuesday to Sunday: 12 noon to 5:00 p.m.
Closed Mondays (Special events, camps & pre-registered groups excepted)
All exhibits open, daily scheduled tours of our open-air museum. Research facility by appointment. 
Please note that the children's little train ride only runs on special events and closes down for the Fall and Winter.

Victoria Day to Thanksgiving (Summer Season)
Monday to Friday: 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday: 12 noon to 5:00 p.m.
All exhibits, daily scheduled tours of our open-air museum, mini golf, heritage gardens, pond and wetlands, and apple orchard. Research facility by appointment.

Admission Fees
 
General Admission
(Fees may vary for special events)
Tours Daily (except Mondays)
  Adults $6
  Seniors (65 years plus) $5
  Students (High School)  $5
  Children (Ages 2 to 12) $4
  Family of Four (Maximum 2 Adults) $15.50
  Children 24 months and under are free. All fees include H.S.T.


The Markham Museum is located at 9350 Highway 48 (2 km north of Highway 7). 
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For more information about the Markham Museum, please kindly call 905-294-4576 or go to
www.markhammuseum.ca.


 




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