Where to See Arts & Culture in Halton Region

Explore the abundance of art and culture waiting for you throughout the towns and countryside of Halton. Take in a live performance at one of our cultural and performing centres - or in a park. Visit a unique art exhibit in one of our galleries or shops – or in a park by the lake. Take a trip back in time at a museum or historical property and learn about our rich and diverse heritage. Stroll through a garden estate or visit the Royal Botanical Gardens, Canada’s largest.

Learn more about Arts, Culture & Heritage in Halton Region


View larger map of Experience (Arts & Culture)

Museums

  1. Country Heritage Park (external link)
    Take a step back in time and discover the look and feel of rural living with 30 historical buildings and 20,000 artifacts.
  2. Halton County Radial Railway (external link)
    Hop on for an electric streetcar ride at this full-size operating electric railway museum that offers other railway vehicles to see, including trolleys and buses.
  3. Halton Region Museum (external link)
    Explore Halton’s natural and cultural heritage at the Museum, while enjoying the majestic views of the Niagara Escarpment.
  4. The Oakville Museum at Erchless Estate (external link)
    Imagine Oakville’s founding family living here generations ago as you walk through the historic Erchless Estate on the waterfront, now home to the Oakville Museum.
  5. Ireland House at Oakridge Farm
    Learn about Burlington’s agricultural roots at Ireland House
  6. Joseph Brant Museum (external link)
    Discover Burlington’s early foundations at Joseph Brant Museum, named after the Mohawk who first settled at the Head-of-the-Lake.
  7. The Canadian Golf Hall of Fame and Museum (external link)
    Celebrate the history and people of Canadian golf on the grounds of the world famous Glen Abbey Golf Club.

Visual & Performing Arts

  1. Art Gallery of Burlington (external link)
    The Art Gallery of Burlington is a great way to discover, learn and be a part of a vibrant arts community in Burlington. Creativity Lives Here – in its exhibitions, events and art classes.
  2. The Burlington Performing Arts Centre (external link)
    Take in a performance that inspires and delights at the Centre, which is only steps from the lake in Burlington’s downtown core.
  3. Glen Williams & Williams Mill Visual Arts Centre (external link)
    Find yourself charmed by this complex of three historic buildings that are open to the public, featuring the works of more than 30 artists.
  4. Helson Gallery (external link) / John Elliott Theatre (external link)
    Displays by local artists, the Halton Hills’ Collection and the Helson Collection of 19th and 20th century Canadian and European art. The John Elliott Theatre hosts concerts and shows in historic Georgetown.
  5. Joshua Creek Heritage Art Centre (external link)
    The Joshua Creek Heritage Art Centre serves the community as a place of gatherings—from creative media workshops, films, musical events, and lectures to weddings. This emerging cultural facility promotes local heritage, outreach and accessibility.
  6. Milton Centre for the Arts (external link)
    Ignite your imagination with a visit to Milton’s cornerstone for creativity! This state-of-the-art facility offers arts experiences to all ages.
  7. The Oakville Centre for Performing Arts (external link)
    Partake in the cultural centre of town that hosts national and international performers and is located near beautiful Oakville Harbour.