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Museum Events in London Ontario


Upcoming Events:




Excavation Open House: May 30th-June 1st, 2017: Now is your chance to see a field excavation on Lawson Site. Learn about archaeology by visiting the Lawson Archaeological Field School led by Dr. Neal Ferris (Western University), with Western Anthropology students. Want to volunteer? You must register in advance by calling 519-473-1360. (age and capacity restrictions may apply).

Moccasin Making Workshop: June 4th 9:00-4:00pm. Make a custom pair of fleece moccasins from genuine hide and fleece. Workshop is led by Marjorie Henhawk. Cos is $70 or $75 (depending on moccasin size). Cost includes all materials. Register today (Age: 14+)

The Paddling Puppeteers: July 7th 2017, Doors open at 5pm with show at 6:30pm

Glen Caradus and The Paddling Puppeteers are coming to MOA! Join us Friday, July 7 to see this colourful, musical cast of characters as they share their story about Canada’s natural heritage, First Nations peoples and archaeology. Starts at 6:30 p.m. Doors open 5:00 p.m. Free with Museum admission. Call 519-473-1360 to register.

  • London Chapter Ontario Archaeology Society Meetings: Every 2nd Thursday of each month, 8 pm in the Museum’s theatre. Visit their website for further details. Doors open at 7pm.
  • Purification Ceremonies: Every full moon. Hosted on the Lawson Site at the Museum, but independently organized. Contact the coordinator for details.

Annual Native Harvest Festival and Pow Wow: Saturday and Sunday, September 16 & 17th. Experience aboriginal dancing, drumming, traditional Pow Wow, kids activities, cultural food and crafts, hands-on workshops, and more! Click HERE to volunteer with this event.

International Archaeology Day: October 21st. Come in and learn about archaeology and the history of London with tours, activities, and demonstrations

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Day Camps

  • March Break Camp: Campers will warm up from the cold while exploring the people, environment, and animals of Canada
  • Summer Camp: Enjoy a summer filled with fun games and activities at the Museum of Ontario Archaeology!


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