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Margaret McConaghy (left) and Effie (Hollingshead) SmithFor 10 years, the Richmond Hill Heritage Centre has been the hub of Heritage programming for all ages. Activities include lectures, hands-on workshops, birthday parties, camps and afternoon teas. Our educational programs have been designed to supplement and enhance school curricula (in keeping with the requirements of the Ontario Curriculum) and aid in the development of literacy skills. Groups of all ages are welcome to tour the Centre and participate in our customized group activities. Come and experience the past and present of Richmond Hill!

  • Heritage Centre Afternoon Teas
  • Heritage Happenings [PDF]
  • Birthday Packages [PDF]


    Group Packages and Educational Programs
    Heritage Services staff and volunteers invite schools and groups of all ages to come learn with us and experience the heritage identity, visibility and activities in the community.

    Richmond Hill Heritage Centre is a unique facility that highlights our community’s heritage through exhibiting and interpreting its collection and by presenting educational programs and workshops.

    Located in picturesque Amos Wright Park, the Heritage Centre is an 1840's Regency style cottage, architecturally restored to reflect this historical period. The Centre offers two galleries, a discovery room and a meeting room.

    Don't forget your picnic lunch and to take the opportunity to stroll through Amos Wright Park when planning your group visit to the Heritage Centre! The beautiful gardens include herbs, heritage plants and, of course, roses - a flower of great historical significance for Richmond Hill.

    For more information and to book your program, contact the Heritage Services Coordinator at 905-737-8985, ext. 6007, or maggie.mackenzie@richmondhill.ca.

  • Education Program Brochure [PDF]
  • Education Program Price List [PDF]


    New and for a Limited Time Only -

    Canada at Play: 100 Years of Games, Toys and Sports
    Exhibition on loan from the Royal Ontario Museum

    Wednesday, February 19 - Friday, May 9

    Education Program - Canada at Play Exhibit [PDF]






    Online Program Evaluation Form
    The Community Services Department is committed to providing high quality leisure and recreational programs, services and facilities. We appreciate your participation in our programs and are genuinely interested in your experiences . Please take a few minutes to complete our Program Evaluation form as your comments will help us continue to improve our services.

  • Program Evaluation Form


    For more information about Heritage Programs, visit the Community Recreation Guide page or contact the Heritage Services Coordinator, Maggie Mackenzie, via telephone at 905-737-8985, ext. 6007, or email maggie.mackenzie@richmondhill.ca.



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