Dear Ruthven Park Visitors: We are closed until further notice for the COVID-19 lock down to protect our staff and visitors. All programs, and events have been cancelled until April 5th. If you are using the grounds, it is at your own risk. If you require assistance, please call 905-772-0560.
Get ready all you future time travellers, your next adventure awaits! Ruthven Park is ready to transport you throughout time to experience life in each generation of the Thompson family. How was it being a businessperson in the 1840s, or as a soldier during WWI? What about as a Victorian politician in the late 1800s, […]
Join us for an evening, touring the historic Thompson mansion decorated for the holidays. Tours begin at 7 pm on Tuesday, December 10, Thursday, December 12, Tuesday, December 17 & Thursday, December 19 7:00 pm start – $20 per person includes tour, refreshments and a small craft. Pre-registration is required, call us today to reserve […]
Dear members and friends, There is lots still going on here at Ruthven Park! Tours of the mansion happening every Wednesday – Sunday until October 13th, bird banding every day from sunrise to noon (weather dependent), the Lower Grand River Land Trust AGM, Car Show and Ruthven’s for the Birds Event is coming up in […]
Join us April 24 at Ruthven Park NHS for Plant 101 with Chris Di Raddo Plants are becoming more popular for gardeners due to an increase in awareness and education about our environment. Join our presenter Chris Di Raddo owner of Sassafras Farms Ecological Consulting and Restoration to learn more about his farm, native […]
February 18, 2019 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM Please join us for our Family Day event of 2019, featuring special guests from Wild Ontario! At 1:00pm, enjoy a hike and scavenger hunt on Ruthven Park’s extensive grounds with light refreshments provided. Then stay for a 2:00pm live show with several amazing birds, hosted by […]
Join us for a Taste of the Irish! Friday, March 15th 7pm Irish Whiskey Tasting with host and whiskey connoisseur John Stirrit (member of the Order of the Quaich) Enjoy traditional music from the British Isles and Newfoundland with Billy and the “Goat Set” $50.00 per person Pre-registration is required For more information […]
Are you interested in learning the art of calligraphy but don’t know where to start? We will be hosting a workshop with Jenn Lewis from Quills Invitation and Fine Paper of Hamilton. Saturday, February 16th, 2019 10am – 2pm at Ruthven Park National Historic Site $225.00 per person, all tools and materials are provided and are for you to keep after […]