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Museum Events in London Ontario


  • London Chapter Ontario Archaeology Society Meetings: Every 2nd Thursday of each month, 8 pm at the Museum Theater. Visit their website for further details.
  • Purification Ceremonies: Every full moon. Hosted on the Lawson Site at the Museum, but independently organized. Contact the coordinator for details.
  • Kids Activity Day: Corn Husk Workshop December 5, 2015 from 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm. Make traditional corn husk dolls and tour the Museum. $5/child. Members are free. Registration required by email or phone.(Drop in between 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm, workshop activity takes approximately 20 minutes.)


Past Events

  • Flint Knapping Workshop July 9, 2015 from 12 pm – 4 pm.  $20/person. Make an arrowhead or spear point using traditional and modern flint knapping tools and techniques. Register by phoning the Museum at 519-473-1360. Limited to 10 participants.
  • Beaded Ring Workshop July 25, 2015 from 1 pm – 4 pm. Make your own beaded ring. Design a pattern for you or a friend! Faciliated by Oneida Artisan Dakota Ireland. $20/person or $35 for two. Register by phoning the Museum at 519-473-1360. Limited to 12 participants
  • Wilfrid Jury Archaeology Day: July 11, 2015 10 am – 4 pm. Be an archaeologist for a day! Take part in demonstrations including simulated digging, flint knapping, archaeological flotation, cookie excavation, soapstone gorget making, and artifact identification. More details to come!
  • Annual Native Harvest Festival & Pow WowSeptember 19 & 20, 2015 from 10 am – 4 pm. Experience aboriginal dancing, drumming, traditional Pow Wow, kids activities, cultural food & crafts, hands-on workshops, and more!
  • Doors Open London & London Culture Days: September 26 & 27, 2015 from 10 am – 4 pm. Many behind the scenes opportunities and special activities at sites around London.
  • International Archaeology Day: October 17, 2015
    • Youth Stratigraphy Workshop from 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm. Learn about the layers of the soil and how they help archaeologists identify artifacts. $3/youth (ages 10-14; includes admission rate). Members are free. Registration required by email or phone.
  • Moccasin Making Workshop:  November 15, 2015 from 9:00-4:30.  Ages: 14+ Recommended (Younger participants accompanied by an adult accepted.) Cost: Sizes 5-8: $70; Sizes 9+: $75 If you would like to learn more about the origin of moccasins check out our blog post!


* Register today to be a part of special Member’s Only events and workshops offered throughout the year. Click here for membership details.

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