Special Events

The Museum hosts a variety of special events throughout the year that are sure to entertain and amaze you! From musical performances and Shakespeare in the park, to circus acts and shopping nights… Check back often to see what we have coming up!


A Winter’s Eve Light

97 Thomas Street East, Napanee, ON K7R 4B9 6:00PM
A Winter’s Eve Light is back this year at the Museum of Lennox and Addington! We’ll be getting LOUD outside the Museum with Rhythm Works! This bucket drumming duo, combining high energy and comedy, have performed and delighted audiences across Canada. We will also shake it up with performances from Toronto’s hottest hoop troupe, the Spin Starlets! These three talented circus...
December 16 - 22

‘Twas The Week Before Christmas @ The Museum

97 Thomas Street East, Napanee ON
The countdown to the holidays is on! Visit the Museum the week before Christmas from Saturday, December 16th through to Friday, December 22nd and enjoy: FREE ADMISSION to the galleries 15% OFF the entire GIFT SHOP Relax in our quiet galleries decorated for the holidays All are welcome! Please note the Museum hours during this week (see linked individual event...

Snowflakes and Stories – Reading and crafts with local author and illustrator Peggy Collins

97 Thomas Street East, Napanee ON 10:00am
The classic story by author Clement Clark Moore, "Twas' The Night Before Christmas" along with "In The Snow," a book created by local author and illustrator Peggy Collins, will be read in a quiet setting. Afterwards Peggy is going to make a fun snowman for everyone to take home. The galleries are decorated and free to explore. You might find...

The Great Lady – An original Christmas story written and read by Andy Palmer

97 Thomas Street East, Napanee ON 10:00am
Our museum is open for you to curl up and enjoy a quiet afternoon away from the bustle. Andy Palmer, a well-known local actor, playwright and storyteller, will join us to read his original Christmas story, "The Great Lady". Nibble on refreshments and enjoy some live music from Joe Ramsay. The galleries are decorated and you may find a gift...

Gingerbread Daze

97 Thomas Street East, Napanee ON 10:00am
We love our Gingerbread at the Museum and we want you to get your cookie on with two fun and festive activities! 10:00-11:30am: Decorate Your Own Gingerbread Ornament Drop into the Museum and decorate your own gingerbread ornament. You can decorate your own bag and gift your cookie to someone special...or you can enjoy the treat yourself (we won't tell)....

Holiday Brain Drain – Restorative YOGA

97 Thomas Street East, Napanee ON 12:00PM
Has the busyness of the season got you frazzled?  Worry no longer..... We have some relief for you in the form of a special Restorative Yoga practice (no experience needed)  here at the museum.  You are invited to join Jeff on December 20th at the Museum to experience a soothing Restorative Yoga Practice. The practice will support you in de-stressing...

Museum hours

Monday – Saturday: 10am – 5pm

*closed on holiday weekend Saturdays and Mondays

2023/2024 Museum Holiday Hours:

December 18: 10am – 12pm & 2 – 5pm

December 19-21: 10am – 5pm

December 22: 10am – 12:30pm

December 23-26: Closed

December 27 & 28: 10am – 5pm

December 29: 10am – 12:30pm

December 30- January 1: Closed

Archives hours

Monday – Friday: 10am – 12pm* & 1 – 4pm

*closed from 12 –  1pm 

2023/2024 Archives Holiday Hours:

December 18: 10am – 12pm & 2 – 4pm

December 19-21: 10am – 12pm & 1 – 4pm

December 22: 10am – 12pm

December 23- January 1: Closed

Macpherson House & Park hours

Tuesday – Thursday, 1 – 4pm in July & August

Museum and Archives daily rate

Adults (ages 13+): $3
Children (ages 12 and under): free

Museum & Archives location

97 Thomas St E, Napanee, ON K7R 4B9

Macpherson House & Park location

180 Elizabeth Street, Napanee, ON K7R 1B5

Labour Day Weekend Hours

Please note that the Museum & Archives will be closed from Saturday, September 2nd - Monday, September 4th for the Labour Day long weekend.

Regular hours will resume on Tuesday, September 5th.
Have a great long weekend!