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Visitor Programs (A La Carte Packages)

If you’ve missed one of our special events, but you were still in interested in the topic… we are now offering a la carte packages. You can book any program for an individual (Historic Foods Series excluded) or small group; all programs must be booked in advanced. Please contact the museum for details and pricing. 


Lecture Series *

History of the Park House and the Fur Trade

Politics and Victorian Fashion

Social Etiquette

Importance of Herb Gardens in the 19 Century

Victorian Medicine and Disease

Women in the 19th Century

Early Urban Development

Canadian Army Medical Corps Nursing Sisters and the Great War

Amherstburg at War 1914 - 1918

Canadian Women in the Military 1899 – 1945

Food Rationing

History of Hallowe’en

Canning and Food Preservation


*The Lectures Series can be combined with the Victorian Tea program*


Hands – On – Series


Basic Crochet

Churning Butter

Hearth Cooking

Introduction to Historic Costuming

Introductory Millinery

Making Candles

Quill Penmanship

The Writing Workshop

Just for Kids Series (Great for Birthday’s)

Baking Cookies

Victorian Crafts

Butter Churning

Making Candles

A Teddy Bear Picnic (includes juice, cookies, and a story read by a costumed interpreter)

Historic Foods Series **

The Loyalist Stew (5 to 16 people indoors, or up to 25 outdoors)

WW1 Dining: Food in the Trenches (5 to 16 people indoors, or up to 25 outdoors)

A Victorian Tea (2 to 16 people)

Victorian Dining Experience (groups of 6 to 8 people only)

Life-Long Learning (For Academics, Career, Scouts, or Just because) 

Public Speaking
Paper Editing
Grammar in Writing 
Essay and Research Writing 
Resume Writing

Camping Essentials

Knots and Lashings
Winter/ Summer Outdoor Skills
Campfire Cooking: 101 

Sewing Basics - Buttons, Mending, Hemming, and Badges


Hosting a Dinner Party - Essentials 

**Please note that historical cooking methods are used during these programs for educational purposes; food is not prepared in a professional kitchen. The Historic Food Series is not recommended for individuals with allergies or sensitivities.

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