The expansive grounds and setting along the river, the garden gazebo and stone Coach House offer a perfect location for your wedding or anniversary parties and showers.
Enjoy Ruthven Park National Historic Site
The expansive grounds and setting along the Grand River, the garden gazebo, and stone Coach House offer a perfect location for your wedding, social event, or business function. Movie companies find the historic Greek Revival mansion, outbuildings, and the grounds a unique location to film.
The variety of walking areas and hiking trails on the site provides the opportunity to enjoy nature, the fresh air and get some exercise while out of the hustle and bustle of the city. Bring your binoculars to discover some of our amazing birds and bring a picnic, pause at the various interpretive panels, just sit and relax, or bring a book to read.
Due to the first Herb Walk with Elizabeth selling out we will be hosting another one for those who were not able to make the first one! Saturday, June 15th Join Elizabeth on a herb walk to see varieties of herbs and ‘weeds’ that grow in our region that you can use. They might already […]
Sunday, May 26th Join Elizabeth on a herb walk to see varieties of herbs and ‘weeds’ that grow in our region that you can use. They might already be growing in your backyard! In this 1 ½ hour walk around Ruthven historic site Elizabeth will explain what part of plants to use and how to […]
Dear members and friends, August is truly the “Sunday” of summer: still beautiful and enjoyable, but with the edge of autumn right around the corner. We hope this newsletter finds you enjoying the second half of the month and its wonderful warm weather. We have lots on the calendar of events coming up for September […]
Garden tour, Northwest Passage Project, an update from the summer students and so much more; check out June 2019 Newsletter!
Dear members and friends, The busiest and warmest season of all has arrived at Ruthven Park! We have some exciting and interesting things happening so check out June 2019 Newsletter for more information, which can be downloaded by clicking the link: June 2019 Newsletter Join us on Saturday, July 13th as one of the stops […]
Join us for Historic Play Day! Saturday, July 6th, 2019 Ruthven Park is the only national historic site in Haldimand County that is open to the public. Its rich cultural and natural heritage provides a rich immersion in Haldimand County’s past but also portrays unique and memorable stories held by the Thompson family who for […]
Come out to Ruthven Park for a family fun event! Learn to identify the variety of insects that come out after dark on the grounds and discover what makes each of them unique. Wednesday, August 28th at 8:00 pm. Pre-registration is required, admission by donation! Call to book 905.772.0560.
Ruthven Park is a rural 1,500-acre country estate and former home of the Thompson family located in Cayuga, Ontario. The property is a unique and diverse environment consisting of archaeological, built heritage resources, cultural heritage and natural heritage landscapes, including a historic house museum and other heritage buildings, slough forests and two cemeteries. The property […]
The Welcome Centre and Grounds: Monday to Saturday, 9:00 am to 5:00 pm and Sunday 9:30 am to 5:00 pm.
The Mansion: Tours are offered 7 days a week from May 18 – September 2.
Tours times 10:00 am, 11:30 am, 12:30 pm, 2:00 pm and 3:30 pm.
Give us a call today or check out our website for more information 905.772.0560 or www.ruthvenpark.ca
Phone: (905) 772-0560
243 Haldimand Hwy. #54,
Cayuga, ON N0A 1E0