Can you Dig It
Saturdays, August 5 and 19, from 10:00 am to 11:30 am
Get your hands dirty like Indiana Jones while learning about archaeology at a real archeological site! Dig for artefacts in our pit, identify mysterious objects and learn hand-on techniques that archaeologists use every day! Portions of this program will be outdoors, please come dressed for the weather. Children ages 6 to 10. Registration required.
Serving up History
Saturdays in August from 11am to 3pm
Get a taste of the past at Pinhey's Point each Saturday! Join museum staff as they complete different culinary tasks each week, from maintaining the garden to testing recipes in the stone kitchen. Programming varies each week. Weather and crops permitting, produce and baked goods will be available for purchase.
Cost: By Donation
Full Moon Yoga
Sunday, August 6 from 9pm to 10pm
Bring your yoga mat and stretch under the stars as the full moon appears over the horizon as we host a local Yoga studio for Full Moon Yoga! Stick around and explore the museum by lantern light! What better way to celebrate the summer?
Summer on the River
Sunday, August 13 from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
Relax and enjoy a vintage-inspired summer day on the river. Take a paddle on the water, sit back and listen to music, tour the house, or relax while enjoying a picnic on the lawn.Enjoy your leisure time just as Ottawans of the early 1900s did - on the River!
Cost: $6.30/person, $10.45/pair, $16.75/family
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Curriculum-linked School programs and educational activities are offered for students from kindergarten through Grade 7. Students will learn through discovery and cross-disciplinary exploration topics related to history, social science, science, math, the arts, and physical education.
The museum offers exciting programs which includes a brief tour of the museum for students from kindergarten to grade 7. The museum can work with teachers to develop curriculum programs and meet special needs.
Book visits Wednesday to Friday from 9 am to 4 pm in June 2017.
270 Pinhey’s Point Road, Dunrobin, Ottawa (35 minutes from downtown Ottawa)
$4.20/participant per program; you can also choose an activity add-on for an extra $1/participant.
All fees must be paid prior to participation in the program.
Groups are limited to a maximum of 45 children plus teachers and supervisors.
All of our programs meet the Ontario Curriculum and are designed to take advantage of the beauty at Pinhey’s Point.
Book a program
Phone 613-832-4347 May through June and 613-247-4830 x225 September to April to book your program. The Education and Interpretation Programs Officer will contact you to arrange your visit. Faxed or emailed confirmation will verify your booking.
Pre-booking is required for all group visits. The Education and Interpretation Programs Officer can assist you in planning the details of your visit.