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Learning about history is fun!

Cultural Services offers a variety of art and heritage programs for all ages and abilities. Located in the New Anvil Centre, our high quality programming is accessible, affordable and geared for small class sizes for individual attention.

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Registered Programs, Exhibits & Drop-in Services

Please see our Active Living Guide for our seasonal offerings.  

  • Our curriculum based school programs, with hands-on learning, are designed to engage and inspire your students. Programs are presented by staff and trained volunteer docents in Irving House and the Museum and Archives.

    School Bookings Require:

    • Advance booking is required, please call or email us
    • Payment (VISA, MC, Cash, Cheque) is required at booking
    • Advance notice of student special needs helps us serve   you better
    • Cancellations require 72 hours notice before the tour for refunds. Cancellations made thereafter will not be refunded.

  • We have openings for programming volunteers that involve a short interview and orientation. Check out our Volunteer Opportunities.

    Take the first step and submit a Volunteer Application form.

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