Site: Kelso Conservation Area
Service: Curatorial and Visitor Centre
|Record #: MIL3908||Last Full Update: 05 Jan 2017|
|Office Phone||905-825-6000 ext 7935|
|Toll Free Phone||1-866-442-5866 (1-866-4HALTON)|
|After Hours Phone||Mon-Sun 24 hours 3-1-1 (if calling from within Halton Region)|
|Primary Contact||Julie Sutton-Yardley, Heritage Network Coordinator, Halton Region Heritage Services; Phone: 905-825-6000 ext 3439 * (Cell) 904-464-7187; Fax: 905-876-4322; Email: firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Alternate Contact||John Summers, Manager, Heritage Services & Curator, Halton Region Heritage Services; Phone: 905-825-6000 ext 3444 * (Cell) 289-259-2114; Fax: 905-876-4322; Email: email@example.com|
|Volunteer Coordinator||Meredith Leonard, Education/Community Coordinator, Halton Region Heritage Services; Phone: 905-825-6000 ext 3440 * (Cell) 289-795-4899; Fax: 905-876-4322; Email: firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Site Location||Inside Kelso Conservation Area, 5181 Kelso Road|
|Located In Community||Milton|
|Address & Map||
5181 Kelso Rd
Milton, ON L9E 0C5
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|Intersection||Tremaine Rd and Hwy 401|
|Mailing Address||5181 Kelso Road
Milton, ON L9E 0C5
|Physical Access||Fully Accessible|
|Transportation||No public transportation is currently available to the location.
Ample complimentary parking on site
|Agency and Service Names|
|Former Name||Halton Region Museum|
|Legal Name||Halton Region Heritage Services|
|Description (Agency)||Regional Municipality of Halton. Providing professional support, education and advocate for Halton Regions Heritage & Cultural Organizations. Travelling exhibit creation, design & fabrication|
|Legal Status||(20) Regional Government|
|Primary Executive||John Summers, Manager, Heritage Services and Curator, Halton Region; Phone: 905-825-6000 ext 3444; Fax: 905-876-4322; Email: email@example.com|
|Funding||Regional / Municipal|
|Description and Service Details|
|Description (Service)||The center for preserving and exploring Halton's natural and cultural heritage. The centre houses the offices of Halton Region's Heritage Services division and the Region's collections of artifacts and archival material.
Heritage Services is the hub of a network for institutions and organizations working in the heritage field in Halton Region. Through this network, professional services such as interpretive and program planning, exhibit development, design, fabrication and evaluation and training and professional development for staff and volunteers are offered. Heritage Services will co-host (with Regional Tourism Organization #3), a one day conference on Thursday, April 6 at the Royal Botanical Gardens for Heritage organizations, cultural groups, tourism partners and more. For information contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call 905-825-6000 ext. 3439
Heritage Services cares for a collection of artifacts and archival materials which are owned by the Regional Municipality of Halton. Heritage Services accepts donations from the public that speak to the history and culture of Halton on a case-by-case basis. The archives and reference library are available for researchers by appointment only.
Programming and Exhibits
Heritage Services creates memorable, engaging and accessible exhibits and public programs to encourage discovery, appreciation and understanding of Halton's heritage.
Travelling Exhibits available:
“Beyond Sit & Stay” produced by Heritage Services that explores the many ways in which dogs assist humans, including detection, security and therapy.
* "Who Is Halton" explores the history and culture of the area that would become Halton Region by focusing on the personal stories of its residents, from First Nations and early settlers to its namesake Major William Halton, long-time residents and recent arrivals. Through the winter and spring Heritage Services staff will be collecting stories and recollections to explore a region through its people.
* New on line and travelling exhibits will be available starting in 2017.
|Hours||Office Hours: Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm, year round
Closed between Christmas and New Year.
Research and curatorial inquiries: appointments required in advance. Contact Claire Bennett 905-825-6000 ext 3441
|Areas Served||Halton Region|
|Languages||English ; Additional language services - please call Halton Region: 905-825-6000 or 311 if calling from within Halton Region|
|Fees||Service ; Admission - included in admission fee to Kelso Conservation Area from May to October ; None - for museum and gallery tours ; If the gatehouse is staffed and you have an appointment with Heritage Services Staff. Please advise gate house staff as required.|
|Categories and Classification|
|Service Categories||Banquet Facilities|