Museums of Burlington

Site: Burlington - Guelph Line

Service: Ireland House Museum

Contact Information
Office Phone 905-332-9888
Toll Free Phone 1-800-374-2099
Fax 905-332-1714
Website www.museumsofburlington.ca
Social Media Facebook Facebook: www.facebook.com/BurlingtonMuseums?ref=hl
Twitter Twitter: twitter.com/BurlingtonMuse
Vimeo Vimeo: vimeo.com/museumsofburlington
Volunteer Coordinator Robin Hill, Volunteer Program Administrator; Phone: 905-332-9888 * 905-634-3556; Email: robin.hill@burlington.ca
Site Information
Site Location Guelph Line north of Upper Middle Rd
Located In Community Burlington
Address & Map
2168 Guelph Line
Burlington, ON L7P 5A8
 
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Intersection Guelph Line and Upper Middle Rd
Physical Access Partially Accessible - parking, main floor and washrooms in Oakridge Interpretive Centre are accessible * Ireland House is not accessible
Agency Information
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) The Museums of Burlington (Joseph Brant Museum and Ireland House at Oakridge Farm) are dedicated to the preservation, promotion, and presentation of the heritage of Burlington. 
 
Ireland House at Oakridge Farm was built between 1835 and 1837, and was the home of Joseph Ireland, one of Burlington's earliest settlers * the homestead has been restored to illustrate three distinct time periods that represent the generations of Irelands who lived in the house: the 1850s, 1890s and 1920s.  
 
* property consists of 4 acres of woodland, gardens, potting shed, cottage/drive shed, and picnic areas 
* 90 percent of the furnishings are original to the Ireland family and restorations of the house have reclaimed missing elements of former times 
* the museum offers tours of the property, living historical demonstrations, special events and educational programs
Hours Museum: Tue-Fri 10 am-4:30 pm, Sun 1 pm-4:30 pm * last tour leaves at 4 pm daily 
Office: Mon-Fri 9 am-4:30 pm
Dates Closed major holidays * see website for summer hours
Areas Served Halton Region
Eligibility No restrictions
Application Contact for information.
Languages English
Fees Admission
Categories and Classification
Service Categories Historic Preservation ; Museums
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