Discover Uncle Tom’s Cabin this summer - Ontario Heritage Trust

Discover Uncle Tom’s Cabin this summer

Uncle Tom's Cabin Historic Site

From Saturday, May 18 to Friday, October 25, 2019

Underground Railroad Freedom Gallery

  • May 18 to June 30 – Tuesday to Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Sunday, Noon to 4 p.m.
  • July 1 to August 31 – Monday to Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Sunday, Noon to 4 p.m.
  • September 1 to October 25 – Tuesday to Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Sunday, Noon to 4 p.m.
  • Holiday Mondays – 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Uncle Tom’s Cabin Historic Site recognizes the accomplishments of Josiah Henson through interpretive videos, interactive exhibits, numerous artifacts and tours reflecting the Black experience in Canada. The five acre site consists of the Josiah Henson Interpretive Centre, with its Underground Railroad Freedom Gallery and North Star Theatre, plus three historical buildings, two cemeteries, a sawmill and numerous artifacts that have been preserved as a legacy to these early pioneers. Each August Civic Holiday weekend (this year on August 3, 2019), the site hosts Emancipation Day – with various speakers, performers, exhibits and cuisine reflecting early Black life in Ontario. Black History Month programming takes place each February.

Admissions (HST included)

  • Adults – $7
  • Seniors – $6
  • Students, aged 13-17 – $6
  • Children, aged 6-12 – $4.50
  • Children under 6 – Free
  • Family – $20

School and group bookings available year round by appointment.

Location:

Uncle Tom’s Cabin Historic Site
29251 Uncle Tom's Road
Dresden, Ontario

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