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Hours, Admissions & Contact

Ireland House Museum
2168 Guelph Line
Burlington, ON L7P 5A8

PLEASE NOTE: IRELAND HOUSE MUSEUM IS CLOSED TODAY (FEBRUARY 12) DUE TO A SNOWSTORM.

Regular Museum Hours

Monday: Closed
Tuesday - Friday: 10:00am-4:30pm
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: 1:00pm-4:30pm

Last tour leaves at 4:00 pm
Evenings and other times by appointment

Office Hours

Monday to Friday 9:00am-4:30pm (closed on statutory holidays)

General Admission (includes HST) 


Adult: $ 5.00
Senior / Student (12+): $ 4.50 
Child (3-12 years): $ 2.50 (2-site Pass, $4.50)
Child (Under 3 years): Free

Family (up to 2 adults/seniors and up to 4 children): $15.00 

BOOKED GROUP TOURS DURING PUBLIC HOURS

·      A deposit of $50.00 is required at the time of booking.  

·      Written cancellations received five (5) business days prior to the tour date the deposit, less a $20.00 administration fee is refundable.  

·      After five (5) business days, the full deposit is non-refundable.

 

Adult - $5.50 plus H.S.T.

Senior/Student - $5.00 plus H.S.T.

Child (3-12 years) - $3.00 plus H.S.T.

Child (under 3) - FREE

 

Individuals pay at the appropriate rate shown above.

 

Option:  Light refreshments (beverage & cookies) can be included for an additional $1.50/person. 

Must be ordered a minimum of 2 days in advance of the booking.

 


Accessibility
Oakridge Interpretive Centre at Ireland House at Oakridge Farm is wheelchair accessible including the washrooms. Ireland House itself is not wheelchair accessible.
 


Burlington Museums Board

To contact a member of the Board, please call 905-332-9888.

 

Larry R. Waldron

Chair

 

Rob Stonehewer

Vice-Chair

 

Greg DeLazzari

Treasurer

 

Nancy K. Cassaday

Director

 

Norma Gibson-MacDonald

Director

 

Susan Kun

Director

 

Blair Lancaster

City/Regional Councillor, Ward 6

Director

 

Gerald J. Park

Director

 

Salvatore Ruggiero

Director

 

  

Museums of Burlington

 


 
STAFF
 
Barbara E. Teatero
Director of Museums
 
Marrianne Paley
Administrative Associate
 
Kimberly Watson
Curator
kimberly.watson@burlington.ca
 
Sarah Silvestri
Museums' Curatorial Assistant
sarah.silvestri@burlington.ca
 
Robin Hill
Volunteer Program Administrator
 
Kate Almeida
Acting Manager, Community & School Programming
 
Janet Stephens
Manager, Marketing & Community Engagement
 
Miriam Martens
Special Events Assistant
miriam.martens@burlington.ca
 
Valerie Garrett
Historical Interpreter
 
Morgan Teatero
Acting Historical Interpreter
 
Adriano (Andy) Subica
Maintenance
 
All Staff may be reached by telephone~
Ireland House at Oakridge Farm: 
905-332-9888
 

Directions to Ireland House Museum

Please Note:  There is no middle turning lane on Guelph Line to enter the museum driveway.  Please give adequate turn signal to vehicles behind you.

 

From Toronto area

1.  Take Gardiner Expressway W. toward QEW.

2.  Gardiner Expressway W. becomes QEW.  Take the QEW west to Burlington and exit at Guelph Line (exit 102). 

3.  Turn right (north) onto Guelph Line.  Continue north, crossing Upper Middle Road. 

4.  At the next set of lights after Upper Middle Road (Mountain Grove Avenue on the left and Pinemeadow Drive on the right), past the Pizza Pizza plaza, is the museum entrance on the left-hand side of Guelph Line.  Turn left up the driveway.

 

Just before the driveway on the right hand side, is a City of Burlington directional sign stating “Ireland House Museum”.  The driveway is lined with stone walls.  Parking is available past the gates.

 

From Guelph area

1.  Take Hwy #6 south to Dundas Street (Hwy #5). 

2.  Turn left (east) onto Dundas Street.  Travel east through Waterdown; past Kern’s Road and Brant Street in Burlington until you reach Guelph Line.

3.  Turn right (south) onto Guelph Line.  Continue travelling south. 

4.  At the 2nd set of lights south of Dundas Street, Ireland Drive begins on the right-hand side.  Please stay on Guelph Line.  The next driveway on the right-hand side after this set of lights is the museum entrance. 

 

The driveway is lined with stone walls.  Parking is available past the gates. 

 

From Niagara area

1.  Take QEW Toronto to Burlington and exit at Guelph Line (exit 102).

2.  Turn left (north) onto Guelph Line.  Continue north, crossing Upper Middle Road. 

3.  At the next set of lights after Upper Middle Road (Mountain Grove Avenue on the left and Pinemeadow Drive on the right), past the Pizza Pizza plaza, is the museum entrance on the left-hand side of Guelph Line.  Turn left up the driveway.

 

Just before the driveway on the right hand side, is a City of Burlington directional sign stating “Ireland House Museum Entrance”.  The driveway is lined with stone walls.  Parking is available past the gates.

Community Links 

Burlington Historical Society burlingtonhistorical.ca

Burlington Museums Foundation burlingtonmuseumsfoundation.ca