Bonnechere Museum | Eganville Ontario

Museum Hours

Summer Season: Open Victoria Day weekend to Labour Day:

Tuesday to Saturday and Mondays of long weekends
(10:00am to 4:00pm)
Sunday
(1:00pm to 4:00pm)

Off Season: Closed Labour Day to Victoria Day:
Open only for special events and group tours of 10 or more by appointment.

Call 613 628 3240.

There is an access ramp and a washroom.

Admissions 2020:

A tour of the museum:
Admission per person: adults $5.00; children 4 to 11 $2:50; 3 and under free.

Discount for families or groups of 10 or more touring the museum:
adults $4.00;  children 4 to 11, $2.00;  3 and under free.

A tour of the geotrail:
Admission per person: adults $5.00; children 4 to 11$2.50; 3 and under free.

Discount for scheduled fossil hunts and groups of 10 or more touring the geotrail:
adults $4.00; children 4 to 11 $2.00; 3 and under free.

For Special Weekend Program Events such as Talks, Presentations/Performances:
Admission is by donation.

Guided Fossil Hunts 2020
Three guided fossil hunts
starting  at 10:00 a.m. on Sunday, July 1 - Canada Day;  Saturday, July 20; and Saturday, August 17.

Admission: adults $4.00; children 4 to 11 $2.00; 3 and under free.

Caution when walking the geoheritage trail: Wear closed walking shoes and leg protection; consider protection from rain showers or intense sun, and wild plants to which you might be allergic.

Events

2020 Geoheritage Trail Guided Tours: Tuesday through Sunday daily at 1:30 pm.

  Follow this link to see additional community events.


MUSEUM ACTIVITIES organized by 2020 calendar date and location ...Draft - updating in progress

DATE
EVENT
LOCATION

Sun January 26

2020 Robbie Burns Day Concert and Dance

2 to 4 PM

Eganville Legion Hall

MUSEUM CLOSED

ALL EVENTS POSTPONED

UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE!

A "COVID-19"

VIRTUAL / ONLINE

ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING 

WILL BE ARRANGED.

Sat May 16

Opening Day

10 AM

Sat May 23

Guy Jamieson -

11 AM

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Annual Lottery for $5000 gets underway

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Sat May 30

11 AM

Sat Jun 6

11 AM
Sat Jun 13

Julie Laroque

11 AM

Sat Jun 20

7th ANNUAL RHUBARB FEST

9:00 to 11:00 AM

Sat June 27

11 AM

smileyCANADA DAY

WEDNESDAY,  JULY 1

Morning July 1 at 10 AM

1st Fossil Hunt
Discount for scheduled fossil hunts and groups of 10 or more touring the geotrail:

adults $4.00; children 4 to 11 $2.00; 3 and under free.

Courtyard 10 AM

smileyNoon, July 1 Cut Canada Birthday Cake: 12 noon - Main Floor

smileyAfternoon, July 1

Pontoon boat: rides and historical commentary, from dock at arena

Order and pick up tickets at museum asap

(free-will donation on boat)

1 PM to 4 PM

Spaces fill fast; book at the museum days in advance!

Sat Jul 4 11 AM

Wed Jul 8 through 12

Sun Jul 12

Quilt Show:

Wed to Sat 10 AM to 4 PM

Sun 1 PM to 4 PM

Sat July 18

2nd Fossil Hunt
Discount for scheduled fossil hunts and groups of 10 or more touring the geotrail:

adults $4.00; children 4 to 11 $2.00; 3 and under free..

Courtyard 10 AM

Tues Jul 21 to Sun Jul 26

Newfoundout Art Show

Eva Gallagher

10 AM to 4 pm
Sat Aug 1 11 AM
Sat Aug 8

11 AM
Sat Aug 15 11 AM

Sat Aug 22

3rd Fossil Hunt
Discount for scheduled fossil hunts and groups of 10 or more touring the geotrail:

adults $4.00; children 4 to 11 $2.00; 3 and under free..

10 AM

Sat Aug 29

Ottawa Valley style fiddle music: The Queen Street Fiddlers play tunes  composed mostly by Ottawa Valley fiddlers:  jigs, breakdowns, two steps, waltzes, toe-tapping European and Metis tunes. Don't miss this!

11 AM
Sat Sept 5 Karl & Linda Dregischan - Musical Variety 11 AM

Mon Sept 7

LABOUR DAY

Museum closes: end of summer season

Open 10 AM to 4 PM