Museums of Burlington

Site: Burlington - Guelph Line

Service: Ireland House Museum

Record #: BTN1394
Last Full Update: 16 Oct 2023

Contact Information

Office Phone 905-332-9888
Toll Free Phone 1-800-374-2099
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Volunteer Coordinator Robin Hill, Volunteer Program Administrator; Email:

Agency Information

Established 1991
Primary Executive Kimberly Watson, Director of Museums; Email:

Description and Service Details

Description (Service)

The Museums of Burlington (Joseph Brant Museum and Ireland House Museum) are dedicated to the preservation, promotion, and presentation of the heritage of Burlington 
The Ireland House, built between 1835 and 1837, was the home of Joseph Ireland, one of Burlington's earliest settlers

  • the homestead has been restored to illustrate three distinct time periods that represent the generations of Irelands who lived in the house: the 1850s, 1890s and 1920s
  • property consists of 4 acres of woodland, gardens, potting shed, cottage/drive shed, and picnic areas

The Museum offers tours of the property, living historical demonstrations, special events and educational programs


Tue-Fri 10 am-4 pm and Sun 1 pm-4 pm

Areas Served Halton Region
Eligibility No restrictions

See website to purchase tickets in advance online and for more information

Languages English
Fees Admission

Site Information

Located In Community Burlington
Address & Map
2168 Guelph Line
Burlington, ON L7P 5A8
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Intersection Guelph Line and Upper Middle Rd
Physical Access Partially Accessible - parking, main floor and washrooms in Oakridge Interpretive Centre are accessible * Ireland House is not accessible

Categories and Classification

HCSD Main Heading Arts / Culture
HCSD Sub Heading Historic Preservation ; Museums & Historical Societies
Service Categories Historic Preservation ; Museums

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