Joseph Brant Museum is hosting its annual Open House on Wednesday (Feb. 23) from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.. The Museum is located on North Shore Boulevard, just east of Joseph Brant Memorial Hospital, in Burlington, Ontario.

You can learn about one of Burlington’s earliest settlers — Mohawk Indian Chief and Captain Joseph Brant, Thayendanegea.

You can also explore the latest exhibit, The Crazy Years: The Fashion Renaissance of the Roaring 1920s. The exhibition features several dresses, coats and furs from the Eileen Collard Costume Collection, and hats, shoes, purses and other popular accessories from the era.

A media component showcases images and music of the period visually highlighting a decade recovering from the First World War and embracing a new-found freedom and attitude that included the women’s rights movement, the jazz era and the influence of black culture.

An added feature for Joseph Brant Museum guests will be an antique clinic (Noon – 4 p.m.). Guests are invited to bring items that will be professionally appraised. Appraisal costs are $5 for one item and $10 for up to three items.

Also presented will be crafts, historic re-enactors, hands-on activities, and light refreshments.

Admission is free to the Joseph Brant museum for the open house.


Joseph Brant Museum
1240 North Shore Blvd. E.
Burlington, ON L7S 1C5

The museum will be closed Monday February 21st for Family Day.

Regular Museum Hours:

Monday: Closed
Tuesday – Friday: 10:00am-4:30pm
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: 1:00pm-4:30pm

General Admission (includes HST)
Adult: $ 4.50
Senior / Student: $ 4.00
Child (5-12 years): $ 2.25
Child (Under 5 years): Free

There is wheelchair accessibility for the main floor only. There is no wheelchair washroom access.

Contact Us:
Tel: 905-634-3556
Fax: 905-634-4498
Toll-Free: 1-888-748-5386


From Brantford – Brant County area
1. Take Hwy #403 east toward Hamilton.
2. Merge right onto QEW toward Niagara.
3. Take the North Shore Blvd. /Eastport Drive exit.
4. Take the North Shore Blvd. exit (exit 97).
5. At the lights, turn left onto North Shore Blvd. E. /Provincial Route 2.
6. At the 3rd set of lights, turn right onto Lakeshore Road at the intersection of Lakeshore Road (right and straight ahead) and Maple Avenue (left). The museum is on the right-hand side. Continue past the building to enter the parking lot.



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