upcoming events

August Twilight Behind the Scenes Tour

Ruthven Park’s two Behind the Scenes Tours in July were so popular, we’re bringing the Twilight Tour back for an encore this month. When: Wednesday, August 30, 2017 at 6:00pm Cost: $25.00 per person (includes HST) Details: See Ruthven Park’s historic 1840s Greek Revival Mansion like you’ve never seen it before: through the eyes of […]

Fathers are FREE on Father’s Day!

In celebration of Father’s Day, Ruthven Park National Historic Site will offer free mansion tours to fathers on Sunday, June 18, 2017. Why not make an afternoon of your visit? Our site has plenty to offer in addition to tours of our magnificent 1840s Greek Revival Mansion: bird watching picnicking historic architecture (Gate House, Coach […]

A Break for March Break

To give visitors a break this year, we are making our tours half price! So not only can you visit the mansion in March, when it is normally closed, but you can do so for half the price of a normal tour. This is a perfect opportunity for parents and grandparents to bring the kids […]

NORM CHRISTIE Masters of War – The Canadians in The Great War

Wednesday March 22 – 7pm Admission by Donation Norm Christie outlines the history of the development of the Canadian Corps from the early days in 1915-16 as inexperienced Colonials, to 1917-18 when they became the most effective fighting force on the Western Front. It started with Canada’s most famous battle at Vimy Ridge, when, against all […]

Be Our Valentine | Ruthven Park

Be Our Valentine Celebrate Valentines Day on Sunday, February 12, 2017, at 2 pm. Tea will be served along with “delectables” in Ruthven’s stone Coach House. A short talk on Valentine Trivia and a small display of cards from our collection will complement the event. Pre-registration is required: Adults $15, Seniors $13, Children $5 P.S. […]

March Break Tours

Monday, March 13 – Friday, March 17, March Break Tours of the Mansion will be offered from 1pm-3pm (last tour at 3). Enjoy a tour of the Greek Revival Mansion – home to 5 generations of the Thompson Family. Admission “break” half price.

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