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Birthday Parties

Cost:    $150 (Minimum of 5 children/ maximum of 10 children)
Most appropriate for children 6 to 11 years of age. Not recommended for children under 5 years.
2 hours
Please Choose One

1. Hearth Cooking

Children dress in costume (provided by museum)
Make Welsh cakes from scratch to bake on the hearth
Play pioneer games in the keeping room

Birthday Party Hearth Cooking at Hutchison House Living Museum

2. Pioneer Craft Activities

Kids create their very own craft to take home
Children dress in costume (provided by museum)

Craft Choices: (Choose One)
a) Rag dolls
b) Kaleidoscopes
c) Finger puppets
d) Simple old time toys: Ie. whirlygigs, thaumatropes, or wood choppers

Pioneer games are played in the keeping room

Secondary Activities: Choose One
a) Guided tour of the museum
b) Scottish Country Dancing

Birthday Party at Hutchison House: four girls holding hand-made rag dolls

Birthday Party at Hutchison House Living Museum
Children’s Birthday Parties at Hutchison House are available for children between the ages of 6 and 11.

Food & Presents
Following the birthday program the children will remove the costumes and get ready for food and beverages.  Parents are responsible for all of the food (except hearth baked).

Time will be given after the activities for the party to move into the Harvey Connal room for food. Gift opening may be held in the keeping room or Harvey Connal room.

Hutchison House Kitchen
Our kitchen features 2 ovens, stove, fridge, freezer, commercial dishwasher, cutlery, plates, cups & saucers, glasses, napkins. Parents may opt to bring party plates, etc. to fit with a theme or colour scheme of their choice.

Parties must be booked well in advance. Please contact us for more information or to book a party.