Sunday, October 21 from 7 pm to 9 pm
Ages 15 and up
Immerse yourself in the legends and lore of the Ottawa Valley…if you dare. Bring your friends and gather around the fire for a live storytelling program that will truly take history beyond the ordinary. These ghostly tales will leave you unsettled, a familiar feeling to early settlers during Hallow’een. A lantern-lit tour of the house and grounds will add to the atmosphere and hot apple cider will be served for a seasonal treat. Featuring guest storyteller Marie Bilodeau. *Please dress appropriately for weather conditions.
Cost: $10.65 per person.
Registration is now full.
Saturday, October 20 and Saturday, October 27 from 7 pm to 9 pm
Ages 18 and up
Discover one of the more mysterious sides of Victorian history with a traditional séance led by a psychic medium. Did you know… spiritualism was a popular trend of the Victorian era reflecting a widespread fascination with questions of the afterlife as well as the enigmatic workings of emerging communication technologies like the telegraph and telephone. Light refreshments will be served.
Cost: $31.25 per person
Barcode (Saturday, October 20): 1423961. *Registration for the séance on Saturday, October 20 is now full.
Barcode (Saturday, October 27): 1423962. *Registration for the séance on Saturday, October 27 is now full.
Registration is required. You can register for this program using the City of Ottawa’s online registration system. Enter the program barcode in the box labelled “Search for programs by barcode”. Click “Add” and log in to complete registration. If you do not already have an account, click “Create new family account”.
Food and Drink
Pinhey's Point is the perfect picnic location. Visitors are also welcome to bring their own snacks or meals and enjoy them in the park. To preserve the artefacts in the museum, no eating is permitted in the exhibition spaces.
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.
Hours: Book visits Wednesday to Friday from 9 am to 4 pm in June 2017.
Location: 270 Pinhey’s Point Road, Dunrobin, Ottawa (35 minutes from downtown Ottawa)
Cost: $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.
Group size: 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 613-580-2088 ext. 35253 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.