March Around the World!

In conjunction with Refuge Canada, the museum  invites you to travel the world within its walls. March Around the World introduces you to people, places, and cultures from around the world that have made their home in Canada. Our special programming celebrates the diversity that makes up Canada through art, dance, song, vivid storytelling, and lectures.  So grab your  museum passport  and plan your world travel at the museum all month long!


Stories for Building Bridges

97 Thomas Street East, Napanee ON, K7R 4B9 10:30 - 11:30am
Join us for a special presentation from critically-acclaimed author Rukhsana Khan while she shares inspirational stories from behind the scenes of her highly acclaimed books. Visitors will hear stories from her childhood and learn about her inspiration and writing process. Exploring South Asian culture and issues surrounding poverty, immigration, and family. Author Bio: Rukhsana Khan is an award-winning author and...

Irish Storytelling

97 Thomas Street East, Napanee ON 10:30am
Bígí linn! – Join with us for a celebration of the deep traditions of the Irish language and Gaelic culture. Meet with Irish speakers to learn who we Gaels are as a people. Enjoy the Gaelic art of storytelling, play simple language games, and learn a song in Irish. Our activities aim to help you to leave with a phrase...

Irish Song and Dance

97 Thomas Street East, Napanee ON 1:00 - 4:00pm
Move and groove with the Kingston Irish Folk Club! The Kingston Irish Folk Club will be facilitating three drop-in sessions where you will learn a variety of dances and songs. Read on to learn what will be taught in each session: Session One: Irish Dance and intro to Bodhran Time: 1:00pm Beginner steps will be taught in this workshop including group...

Israeli Dance

97 Thomas Street East, Napanee ON 10:30 - 11:00am OR 11:30am - 12:00pm OR 1:00 - 1:45pm
Do Israeli children dance the Hokey Pokey? Are dances that Israeli teens do different from the ones Canadian teens enjoy?  What does music sung in Hebrew sound like? If you’re curious and want to learn some great dances from a country far away…try this workshop. Israel is one of the most multicultural countries in the world and its dances reflect that fact....

African Voyage

97 Thomas Street East, Napanee ON 10:00am OR 1:00pm
In this interactive performance, participants will learn the important role that music, dance, and storytelling play in everyday life in Cameroon, Central Africa. They will experience traditional dance and drumming, listen to a traditional story, and learn about the importance of community in Central Africa. This program demonstrates to the participants the true way that traditional music is played in...

Lion Dance

97 Thomas Street East, Napanee ON 2:30pm
The Tallack Lion Dance team studies traditional Fat Shan dancing, and will  be performing a demonstration at the Museum of Lennox and Addington! This style came to us from the village of Toi San, China. The Tallack team combines kung fu, music, puppetry, and the performing arts to tell a story with every dance. The current team is lead by...

Museum hours

Monday – Saturday: 10am–5pm

Macpherson House & Park hours

Closed for the season – stay tuned for 2023 updates

Archives Hours

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

*closed from 12pm –  1pm 

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