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 2018:

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 2018
Three guided fossil hunts
starting  at 10:00 a.m. on Sunday, July 1 - Canada Day;  Saturday, July 21; and Saturday, August 18.

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

2018 Geoheritage Trail Guided Tours: Tuesday through Sunday daily at 1:30 pm.

  Follow this link to see additional community events.


MUSEUM ACTIVITIES organized by 2018 calendar date and location

DATE
EVENT
LOCATION

Sun January 28

2018 Robbie Burns Concert and Dance

2 to 4 PM

Eganville Legion Hall

Thurs May 3

Annual General Meeting - 7 PM

Main Floor of Bonnechere Museum

Sat May 19

Opening: Piper Patty Murray

11 AM

Sat May 26

Guy Jamieson & Friends

11 AM

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Jun

Annual Lottery for $5000 begins

Sat Jun 2

Musical Show: Music & Song:

Joan Hewitt and friends

11 AM
Sat Jun 9

Tom Adamchick: introduction to fly fishing -

how and why it's different

11 AM

Sat Jun 23

5th ANNUAL RHUBARB FEST

9:00 to 11:00 AM

Sat Jun 30

Tanglewood Honey, Tanglewood "Beeds" Jewelry -

Alice Anderson

10 AM until 4 PM

CANADA DAY

smiley

SUNDAY

JULY 1

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

Cut birthday cake:

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

Order and pick up tickets at museum asap

(free-will donation on boat)

12 noon - Main Floor

1 PM to 4 PM

Spaces fill fast, days in advance!

Fri July 6 Descendants of John Egan, founder of Eganville, tour the museum and village area.
Wed Jul 11 to Sun Jul 15

Quilt Show:

The Renfrew County

Modern Quilt Guild 

Main Floor

Wed to Sat: 10 AM to 4 PM

and Sun: 1:PM to 4 PM

Sat July 21

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

Sat Jul 28 Karl & Linda Dregischan - Musical Variety 11 AM

Sat Aug 11

Julie Larocque - Singer and Song Writer

11  AM

Sat Aug 18

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 25

Ottawa Valley style fiddle music: The Queen Street Fiddlers play jigs, breakdowns, two steps, waltzes, toe-tapping European and Metis tunes

11 AM

Mon Sept 3

LABOUR DAY

Museum closes: end of summer season

10 AM to 4 PM