Upcoming Special Events and Programs in 2013
Adults $6.00; Seniors $5.00; Children $3.50; families (max 2 adults) $15.00. Children under 5 are admitted for free unless otherwise specified. Special event and program fees may apply. Contact the museum for special group rates.
Halloween Party! – Sunday, October 27 from 10 am to 4 pm
Take part in hair raising activities and experience some of history’s most iconic Halloween figures. Crawl through a bat cave, listen to terrifying tales, and get your fortune told. Join us this Halloween, as monsters and vampires take centre stage at the Estate.
Cost: $6/person, $16/family
Cemetery Tour – Saturday and Sunday, October 12 and 13, from 1 pm to 2:30 pm
Take a tour of the Billings family’s final resting place. Tour what may be Ottawa’s oldest cemetery while learning about mourning and burial practices of the past!
Spirit of the Times – Thursday, Friday, and Saturday, October 17, 18 & 19, from 7 pm to 9 pm
Meet us at the Estate for a night of murder and mystery. Join the Ottawa Storytellers as they lead you through the various scenes depicting the crimes that have been committed as you try to answer the age old question: who dunnit? Participants must be 19 years of age or older.
Historic Séance – Friday, October 25, from 7 pm to 9 pm, Saturday, October 26, from 9:30 pm to 11:30 pm and Thursday, October 31, from 7 pm to 9 pm
Let medium Connie Adams’ sixth sense guide you through the mysteries of Spiritualism. Experience firsthand one of the most popular past times of the Victorian era, and find out why it’s still so popular today!
Registration barcodes: Oct. 25 - 864171 / Oct. 26 - 864177 / Oct. 31 - 864182
Ghost Hunt – Saturday, October 26, from 7 pm to 9 pm
Whether you are a sceptic or a true believer, let your senses guide you through the most mysterious parts of the house and grounds. Suitable for children ages 12 and up.
Registration barcodes: Adult - 864194 / Youth - 864233 / Child - 864228
Christmas Tea – Sunday, December 8 and 15, 11 am to 4 pm
Are you a tea enthusiast? Then this is the perfect way to kick off the holiday season. Find your spot at the Estate for a traditional Christmas tea service! Enjoy finger sandwiches, fresh baked desserts and scones in a beautiful historic setting.
Cost: Please contact us for tea service price.