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Be sure to check in regularly for exciting upcoming special events and programs. Throughout the year, the museum hosts a variety of events and activities that bring history to life through demonstrations and outdoor activities the whole family can enjoy!


2017 Coming Events

February 20 to April 23 My Canada Includes... An exhibit celebrating 150 years of Canada as a nation.
April 22 Dairy Capital Cheese Festival: Join us at our display booth at the Dairy Capital Cheese Festival! 
May 1 to August 1 Where Honour Leads, We Follow - Part of the Oxford Remembers Oxford's Own Project - An exhibit commemorating the service and sacrifice of those who served during the Great War.
May 6, 13, 20 & 27 Oxford County Cheese Trail's Big Cheese Days: Visit us and the many other stops along the Oxford County Cheese Trail to win great prizes and to learn more about cheese in Oxford County. 
May 9 The Gallant 21st - Part of the Oxford Remembers Oxford's Own Project - Join historian John Sergeant as he presents the Gallant 21st, a presentation on the Canadian Expeditionary Force's 21st Battalion during World War I. Learn more about the local men of the 168th, who served overseas in the 21st Battalion.  
May 24 YMCA Military Work in Rural Ontario in WWI - Part of the Oxford Remembers Oxford's Own Project Join PhD candidate Jonathan Wieir as he presents on the YMCA's role and works in rural Ontario during World War I. 
June 11 VIMY 100: Presented in partnership with the History Matters Association and the Ingersoll Community Foundation, the museum is pleased to present VIMY 100. An interactive event, VIMY 100 invites visitors to travel back in time to France 1917 as Allied Forces attempt to regain ground in France. Learn more about Canada's soldiers and their role during the First World War and the Battle of Vimy Ridge as you, yourself, become a soldier in the trenches. Learn all about the men and women who served during the First World War and experience life on the front lines of history. For more information or to book your class for the full day education program taking place on June 12, 2017, please contact 519-485-5510.
July 1 Canada Day - Join us at the museum as we celebrate the 150th anniversary of confederation with free family activities!
July 7 to 9 Canterbury Folk Festival - Join us at our display booth at the Canterbury Folk Festival!
July 10 to 14 Museum Day Camp: Themes to be announced.
July 21 Doughnut Day - Part of the Oxford Remembers Oxford's Own Project - During World War I, the Salvation Army sought to bolster the troops' spirits by serving them a taste of home in the form of a fresh-baked doughnut. Join us as we celebrate their efforts! Step back in time and enjoy a delicious doughnut while listening to some World War I era entertainment.
July 24 to 28 Museum Day Camp: Themes to be announced.

August 19 & 20:

12:00 to 5:00 pm Saturday & 10:00 to 5:00 pm Sunday

Harvest Festival: Celebrate the past during this popular annual event featuring antique tractors and cars, kids crafts, food and craft vendors, petting zoo of farm animals, amusement rides, musical entertainment for young and old, North America's oldest Town Crier Competition, lawn tractor races, and of course, old time threshing demonstrations!

August 21 to 25 Museum Day Camp: Themes to be announced.
September 9 & 10 Halls Creek Festival of Creativity: Find your art at the Halls Creek Festival of Creativity! Try your hand at painting, music, dancing, cooking, and many other art forms at this one of a kind festival!
September 23 Sports Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony: Join us as we celebrate the achievements of this year's inductees!

October 21:

12:00 to 4:00 pm

Pumpkinfest: Free family fun, including pumpkin carving, crafts, games galore, face painting & more.


Contact Information

Tel: 519-485-5510
Tel: 519-485-0120 (Alternate)

Mailing Address
Town of Ingersoll
130 Oxford St.
Ingersoll, ON
N5C 2V5

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130 Oxford Street (2nd Floor)
Ingersoll, ON
N5C 2V5 

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Friday from 8:30am to 4:30pm

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