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Museum Hours
10:00 am to 4:00 pm on Weekdays
  1:00 pm to 4:00 pm on Saturdays and Sundays
Open at other times by Appointment
Call:     613-257-8503
Admission by Donation. Suggested minimum $3.00/person

Apple Pie Fest & Classic Car Show

Apple Pie Fest 2018 The North Lanark Regional Museum will be holding its Annual Apple Pie Fest & Classic Car Show on Sunday, September 16th from 2:00 to 4:00 pm.

Did you know that the charming village of Appleton was originally known as Apple Tree Falls in honour of the abundance of apple trees growing along the banks of the Mississippi River? Celebrate the village’s namesake by joining us for a slice of delicious apple pie and a scoop of vanilla ice cream! Check out the classic cars and take a stroll through the Museum’s collection.

Tickets are $10 in advance and $12 at the door and are available for purchase at Baker Bob’s in Almonte or by calling 613-256-2866. All funds raised will go towards the Museum's sustainability.

For more information, please email

Hope to see you there!

Speaker Series: Gloria Tubman "Unravelling the Life of a Pakenham Home Child"

Make sure to join us for the first in our fall speaker series, “Unravelling the Life of a Pakenham Home Child”, on Wednesday, September 19th at 7:00pm.

Gloria Tubman will present an overview of British home children before demonstrating the techniques and resources used to unravel the life of Thomas Laidlaw, a Scottish home child who settled in Pakenham township.

             Home Children

Gloria Tubman grew up in Pontiac County, Quebec before moving to Ontario for school and work. Her areas of genealogical and historical research include British Home Children, Quebec, the Ottawa Valley and the families of Pontiac County.

She has done research for the US television show “Who Do You Think You Are? ” and has authored A Genealogists’ Guide to Researching British Home Children. She has also written the “Genealogy Gleanings” column in The Equity, Shawville’s weekly newspaper, for several years.

In her spare time, Gloria volunteers as a co-instructor of a genealogy course at the Ottawa Stake Family History Centre and serves as a consultant with the Ottawa Public Library Genealogy Drop-In Club.

Admission is by donation and refreshments will be provided.