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Pre-Conference Study Tour: Small and Rural Museum Networking

Itinerary*: Experience how community partners are working together to attract new audiences to a rural heritage site. 'Escape' the spirits at the Adelaide Hunter Hoodless Homestead National Historic Site by testing your detective and puzzle skills in solveing a mystery at Addie's childhood home, and learn how the experience was designed to be both fun and educational. Enjoy a break at Howell Road Cider Co to sample some local cider and learn about how rural museums can work with Food Tourism and foster relationships with tourism operators. Visit South Dumfries Historical Society and St. George Museum to discuss the strengths and challenges of rural museums, and how best to work with limited resources through networks and commercial partnerships. Study tour departs form the Brantford Best Western Hotel & Conference Centre at 12:30pm and returns at 4:00pm. Accessibility information: Adelaide Hunter Hoodless Homestead has an accessible first floor and washroom, and stairs to the second floor. The St. George museum has 4 steps to the entrance and other stairs throughout. Howell Road Cider Co. is fully accessible. Please inform the OMA of your accessibility requirements as soon as possible. *Registration includes return transportation from conference hotel to sites, admission fees to sites, and a mid-afternoon snack. All Study Tours are subject to change and cancellation. If the register button does not appear, please contact the OMA to add your name to the waiting list. 1 (866) 662 8672 or email conference@museumsontario.ca

County of Brant

Oct 23, 2019

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Non Members $69.00
OMA Members, not attending Conference$59.00
OMA Members Attending Conference$49.00
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