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Saturday, December 07, 2019 | Lamplight Tour


Oshawa, ON, - October 17, 2019 – The Lamplight tour is a time-honoured tradition at the Oshawa Museum. Our signature event allows visitors young and old to tour through the Museum homes that we decorate to reflect a Victorian Christmas. Oil lamps provide the only light in Henry House and looks just as the Henry family would have lit their home back in the 1800s. The Durham Storytellers are narrating, “The Ballad of Jennie’s Wedding”; her tale of getting married in Henry House in 1873. Victorian style is everywhere – clothing, music, food, and gift ideas! Be sure to leave enough time for photos with Father Christmas! Museum photographers will be on hand in the Drive Shed by Henry House to snap pics and post them on Facebook where you can share with family and friends. Visitors will also see Robinson House and its latest exhibit, The Vintage Catwalk, while still experiencing some holiday flare! Two thousand nineteen marks the second year of the Lamplight Mini Market in Robinson House. Featured artisans include Jennuinely Unique Knits, J.L. Webster Creations, Dolls Adorned & More and Rock Jewelry Designs. Stop into Guy House where you can listen to ghost stories, also from the Durham Storytellers – a common Victorian Christmas tradition! Cider, hot chocolate and popcorn are available; dress up like a Victorian and shop in our Museum Shop! This year the Museum is also collecting food and toy donations for Simcoe Hall Settlement House’s Christmas Food and Toy Drive Join us for all of the festivities on Saturday, December 7, 2019 from 6 – 8 pm. Tickets are $5 per person and can be purchased online at or at any of the Museum homes that night.


Event Details:

Date: Saturday, December 7th
Time: 6 - 8 pm
Venue: 1450 Simcoe Street South, Oshawa
Cost: $5
Email: 9054367624106