Hutchison House Museum is working hard, preparing the museum to re-open to the public this summer. Starting July 15th until September 5th, 2020 Hutchison House museum will be open to the public on Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday afternoons. Visitors may choose to have a tour of the museum or enjoy Scottish Tea on the terrace. Sittings are at 1pm, 2pm and 3pm.
Scottish Tea, served on the terrace in the period garden, includes fresh baked scones, preserves, whipped cream, oatcakes, and tea, lemonade, or ice tea. Scottish Tea is $10 for adults, $5 for children (ages 6-10), children ages 5 and under are free. Admission for tours only is $5 adults, $3 students (6-18) ages 5 and under is free. There is a max of 4 people for tours as well as four people per table for the Scottish Teas.
All visitors will be required to register and pay for both tours and the Scottish Teas in advance. Visitors will be required to self-screen before visiting the museum as well as where a mask or face shield when inside the building. Hand Sanitizer will be available for guests when they arrive at the museum, as well as when they exit. All visitors will enter through the north accessible entrance and exit through either the front door or the pathway to the east of the museum.
Museum staff will increase daily cleaning protocols as well as wearing appropriate personal protective equipment when producing food for the Scottish Teas, giving tours as well as general interactions with the public.
At this time the Bookshop will remain closed for browsing, however books can be purchased by phone and picked up at the museum.
We look forward to inviting everyone back to Hutchison House again this summer. For more details please visit our website at www.hutchisonhouse.ca or call the museum office to register at 705-743-9710.