Gibson House Museum

Events at Gibson House Museum

Gibson House events are themed on the history and forming of North York, the stories of the Gibson family and Scottish traditions that they would have enjoyed.

Gibson House is a welcoming place for the community to find out about the history of the area or to gather and share crafts, traditions and recipes. Contact us at 416-395-7432 or gibsonhouse@toronto.ca
Regular Admission: Adults $6.19, Seniors/Youth $3.54, Children $2.65 (plus tax)

 

Curious Crafters - PA Day Camp for ages 7 to 11 - February 17

For Ages 7 to 11
Friday, February 1
9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Course Code: 2893839

Get creative with us at the museum as we make a fun craft together that campers can take home. Campers will have fun baking and tasting historic treats in the Gibson family kitchen. $37.50 per child.

Pre-register online at toronto.ca/torontofun or call 416-338-4386.

Extended care is available for an additional fee:

$2.90 for 8 to 9 a.m. (Course Code 2893841)

$2.90 for 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. (Course Code 2893905)

Gibson House: A Centennial Legacy - An Exhibit - Feb. 22 to May 28

A TO Canada with Love Exhibition
Until May 28
Please note during March Break we have special hours:
March 11 to 19 (Closed Monday and Tuesday): 
11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

This exhibit explores how the Centennial celebrations of 1967 contributed to the creation of Gibson House and other local initiatives in North York.

March Break Bakers One Day Camp for Ages 7 to 11 - March 13 or 14

Sign your child up to cook with us this March break!
Campers will cook their own heritage inspired lunch in Mrs. Gibson's historic kitchen, over the open hearth with our historic interpreters. Pre-register online at toronto.ca/torontofun or call 416-338-4386.

Monday, March 13, 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Course Code: 2890280
$37.50 per child

Extended care is available for an additional fee:
$2.90 for 8 to 9 a.m. (Course Code 2890283)
$2.90 for 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. (Course Code 2875279)

OR

Tuesday, March 14, 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Course Code: 2890281
$37.50 per child

Extended care is available for an additional fee:
$2.90 for 8 to 9 a.m. (Course Code 2890311)
$2.90 for 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. (Course Code 2890312)

 

Community Quilt Group Get-togethers

Thursdays, 6 to 8 p.m.  
Relax and meet new friends while you improve your sewing skills. We invite members of all ages from North York's diverse communities to join us for informal evenings of learning and sharing. You'll explore both historic and contemporary quilting techniques in a comfortable, social setting. Work on a group project or pay a small fee for materials and make your own piece. Even if you have never picked up a needle and thread before you are welcome to join in. It is FREE to participate, however, donations are welcome.

Pay-What-You-Wish Thursday Night Socials

Thursdays, 5 to 8 p.m.
Visit the museum on Thursday nights and take a self-guided tour through the historic house.  Relax in the historic kitchen with a cup of tea and learn about the Gibson family and history of North York. All ages welcome (children must be accompanied by an adult). Admission is pay what you wish.

Board Games Night – For All Ages - Last Thursday of each month

Last Thursday of the Month, 6 to 8 p.m.
As part of our Pay-What-You-Wish Socials, the last Thursday of each month is Board Games Night at Gibson House Museum. The Gibson family didn't have cable, a phone or wi-fi, so what did they do when the chores were done? They played games! Finished your work and chores for the day? Then come to the museum to challenge us to a game.  Check /GibsonHouse for our featured games of the month. All ages welcome (children must be accompanied by an adult). Admission is pay what you wish.

Tea and Tour Sundays

1 to 4:30 p.m.
There's a seat for you at the harvest table in the historic kitchen on Sunday afternoons throughout the year. Relax and have a chat over tea and homemade cookies. Enjoy a tour of the lovely, 1850s farmhouse. Included with regular admission.