Plan Your Visit

Welcome to the Museum of Ontario Archaeology!

Hours & Admission


Hours of Operation: 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Walk-in General Admission: July – August only
Pre-booked Guided Tours: Year-round
Tour schedule: Tuesdays to Saturdays at 10 AM, 1 PM & 3 PM
We require at least 24 hours of advanced notice to organize a tour.

Guided tours are approximately one hour and include the galleries and the Lawson archaeological Site. Book an Activity along with your tour to make the most of your experience (see below)!

Guided Tour pricing:

  • Up to 5 people: $25
  • Up to 10 people: $50
  • Additional person charge: $5

General Admission pricing:

  • $6.00 for adults
  • $5.00 for seniors and students
  • $4 for children (age 5-12)
  • $15 for families (of up to 5)

Looking for more? Add an Activity to your tour!

Includes a guided tour and your choice of activity to make the most of your MOA experience!

Pottery

Get creative and make your own clay pinch pot. Perfect for any age!

Artifact Lab

Analyze artifacts and discover how they were used by people of the past

Make Your Own Artifact

Make your own artifact to take home.

Trowelblazer Trivia

Pay close attention during your tour! Our “Trowelblazer” game includes trivia questions focusing on archaeology.

VRchaeology

Step back in time into a virtual 16th-century longhouse. Don’t forget to find the virtual archery range!

Up to 5 people:
$35 (one activity)
$45 (two activities)

Up to 10 people:
$70 (one activity)
$90 (two activities)

11+ people add an additional
$7 (one activity) per person
$9 (two activities) per person

Activity schedule: Tuesdays to Saturdays at 10 AM & 1 PM
Tours are 1 hour in length and activities are 30 minutes each.

If you are a teacher/administrator looking to book a field trip, please follow the instructions on our Learn at the MOA page.

Check Availability & Book A Tour

Pre-Booked Tour Inquiry Form

Our Location

Museum of Ontario Archaeology
1600 Attawandaron Rd.
London Ontario, N6G 3M6

(519) 473-1360
info@archaeologymuseum.ca

The Museum of Ontario Archaeology is located in a residential cul-de-sac near Wonderland Road and Fanshawe Park Road in London, Ontario.

Nearest LTC bus routes: #31 Orchard Park, #39 Fanshawe West, and #9 Whitehills. Visit London Transit for details.

Accessibility

The Museum of Ontario Archaeology recognizes the diversity of our visitors, and is committed to providing an inclusive experience for all. We are a non-smoking venue and mask-friendly. Please contact us if you require assistance or have any questions.

Interpretive Aids

  • Self-guided tour brochures are available in English, Large Print English, French, Spanish, German, Dutch, Italian, Polish, Simple and Traditional Chinese, and Swedish at the front desk.
  • An MP3 Descriptive Audio Tour in English.

Mobility

  • Paved accessible parking is available.
  • Service Ramp
  • Accessible gallery exhibits.
  • The grounds of the outdoor Lawson Site are laid with wood chips and pose difficulties for some visitors to travel across.

Restrooms and Changing

  • Gender-friendly, mobility-accessible adult-sized washrooms available by the Collections & Research entrance.
  • Adult-sized changing tables available on request. Contact us. 
  • Child-sized changing tables available in women’s and men’s washrooms by the gift-shop.

Support Workers & Service Animals

  • Support Persons/Attendants for visitors with disabilities receive free admission.
  • Guide dogs and service animals are welcome in all public-facing areas of the museum. Please notify us ahead of time if you will be bringing a support animal to the MOA.

Please contact us at 519-473-1360 or email us at info@archaeologymuseum.ca to help you plan your visit.