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We offer programs (up to 2 hours) that can be adapted to suit the needs of your particular class. All programs include cross-curricular links to language, the arts and social studies, history and geography.

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June of 2023 marks the 50th Anniversary for the museum, which first opened its doors in June 1973 at the old Lion’s Community Centre on Lake Lisgar. The museum moved to its present location in the fall of 1989 and continued to offer school programing at our “new” site. We hope that you will help us celebrate this milestone by booking this June “End of the School Year” program.

The program consists of a 40-minute tour of all three floors of Annandale NHS, as well as, “Golden Treasures,” an exhibition celebrating the Museum’s 50th Anniversary. All tours will be geared to grade level, and include a question period and a take home activity.

Date Offered Age Cost
June 19th to 23rd, 2023 Grades K-12 $2.75 per student

Enjoy a fully guided, in-depth tour of Annandale House. Tours can be tailored to meet a wide range of curriculum needs. Explore topics such as the aesthetic art movement, life in Victorian times, sustainability and genealogy.

Date Offered Age Cost
By appointment Grades K-12 $3.00 per student

A century ago, Canadian society consisted of various distinct classes: the wealthy upper class, the middle class, and the poorer labour class. Rules were observed and divisions between the classes were both subtle and obvious. Join the servants and masters of Annandale House for a tour and experience these differences first hand. Our program includes interactive activities, games and crafts that connect to the Ontario Curriculum and are grade appropriate. 

Date Age  Cost
Available year round Grades K-9 $4.00 per student


One of the most impressive features of Annandale House is the hand-painted ceilings which feature elements from nature. Students will learn about stenciling as an expression of the Aesthetic Art Movement, and gain insight into the social, cultural and technological conditions of the late Victorian era. They'll also enjoy the hands-on experience of making their own stencils.

Date Age Cost
Available year round Grades 4-12 $4.00 per student

Monday, June 19 through Friday, June 23 – Special “End of School” class tours of Annandale National Historic Site.

Come and enjoy a fully guided, in-depth tour of Annandale House at a reduced price! Then make a craft that celebrates the end of the 2023 school season! 

Date Age Cost
Monday June 19th to Friday, June 23 Grades K-12 2.75 per Student

Every year, Annandale National Historic Site celebrates the festive season by decorating the entire house and offering a new seasonal-themed exhibit in the Pratt Gallery. Our Christmas at Annandale program consists of a “geared to grade level” tour of the yearly exhibit where students will learn through interactive discussion. After the tour, each student creates a themed craft to bring home with them, and is offered a brief walk through the decorated home. 

Date Age Cost
Monday, November 27th to Friday, December 15th Grades K-12 $3.00 per student
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