754 Bronte Rd.
Oakville, ON L6L 6R8
Phone: (905) 847-6667
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Arts & Museums
Located on the Dorval Drive in Oakville, the Canadian Golf Hall of Fame is a sports museum dedicated to the accomplishments of Canadian golfers and the origins of golf in Canada. Operated by Golf Canada, which is a part of the Royal Canadian Golf Association, the museum is open to public all year, all week, except Saturdays.
The Burlington Art Centre or BAC as it is popularly known, is one of its kind art gallery and exhibition center in Burlington. The center exhibits several temporary displays on varied and unconventional topics in photography and sculpture. The place also has several meeting rooms that can be rented out for business meets and conferences on half and full day bases. Check the website for more details.
The Bradley House Museum belonged to Lewis & Elizabeth Bradley is the 1830s and pays a tribute to the culture of the past. Take a peek into the local activities, every day life and culture of Mississauga and Peel region among other things even as you explore The Anchorage of John Skynner, a local legend or the small building scattered around the museum. Be witness to a bevy of cultural events that are held from time to time.
The Hamilton Museum of Steam & Technology traces the progress of technology and steam engines from industrial revolution till date. There are several displays that have been benchmark discoveries in that time. A must-visit for everyone.
The Workers Art and Heritage Centre was opened by community and union activists, artists and labor historians 15 years ago as a means to celebrate Canadian workers and labor history. The Centre is located in a historic Custom building, which, built in 1860, used to regulate trade flow throughout Canada. Nowadays, the site boasts a variety of educational exhibits, performances and lectures centered around the theme of Canadian's working people. Make a stop at the Centre, it's a sure learning experience!
Established in 1914, Art Gallery of Hamilton is a famous public gallery in Hamilton. In 2005, the gallery was renovated, replete with a spacious pavilion and modern exhibition spaces. Boasting of a collection that amounts to 9000 objects, it focuses on European and Canadian art. The gallery calender is always full with interesting events like temporary exhibitions, art classes, workshops and art festivals. The efforts are directed towards giving the common man a unique art experience. A visit to this space gets you acquainted with the exquisite world of fine art and contemporary art. For more details, check website.
For all those football fanatics out there, this is one place that you would definitely want to see. The Canadian Football Hall of Fame commemorates and honors all those who have made a significant contribution to Canadian football. The hall of fame is operated as a museum where exhibits related to the Canadian football's history are displayed. However, the center of attraction in this museum is the metal busts of members who have been inducted over all these years. Visitors can tour the place and get a feel of the rich history that the Canadian football possessed.
Used as a residence by famous athlete Thomas McQuesten, the Whitehern is now operated as a historic house museum. Built around 1850, the house displays elements that belong to the Georgian, Edwardian and Victorian era. It is now open to public and guided tours of the house are conducted regularly. Because of its rich history and architectural value, the Whitehern was designated as the National Historic Site of Canada in 1962.
Country Heritage Park gives visitors an experience of the agrarian lifestyle that prevailed in Ontario during the 19th Century. You are welcomed into an expansive farm by actors donning period costumes. Guests get an opportunity to interact with farm animals as well as participate in farm operations like riding a tractor, manning equipments, steam engine and more. Spread across 32.37 hectares (80 acres), Country Heritage Park is home to a huge collection of exhibits that include artifacts and historical buildings. Events conducted make your learning experience am enjoyable one.
Established in 1983, by the Cohen couple, The Arctic Experience Gallery focused on marvelous sculptures by the Canadian Inuit artists. In 1993, the gallery moved to the nerve center of Hamilton, in a beautiful building reflecting Victorian architecture. Following this the gallery merged with McNaught Gallery and expanded its collection to include prints and paintings that augmented the creations on display. Arctic Experience McNaught Gallery does not feature a regular operation schedule, calling ahead before your visit is advisable.
The Battlefield House is a living history museum which was established in 1962. Located on the site where the Battle of Stoney Creek was fought, this gorgeous museum has preserved the culture and heritage of the neighboring area. It is open to visitors and guided tours of the place remain available. A horde of events keep taking place at this facility for education and entertainment of its guests.
A not-for-profit, contemporary art gallery based with in the Mississauga City Hall, the Art Gallery of Mississauga is a treasure trove for art admirers in the city. From historic fine arts exhibition to the display of contemporary art works by renowned international artists, the gallery has its program well-curated to accommodate artworks encompassing various subjects. The gallery, through these exhibitions, aims to promote the visual arts that transcends boundaries as well as promote local artists. Situated at the city center, this a must visit gallery in Mississauga.