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Woodside National Historic Site

Booking Programs

Education Programs

A program at Woodside National Historic Site provides your students with a unique hands-on opportunity to learn beyond the classroom. Furnished to represent the early 1890’s, the house brings the Victorian era of kerosene lamps, corsets, and wood stoves to life and offers information about William Lyon Mackenzie King, his life and political career.

Programs: October 2 to December 21.

Program Cost : $3.90/person (Teachers and parents FREE!) By appointment.

Group Size: See program description

Please Remember:

  • Allow a full two hours for the program at Woodside. Please plan your transportation time accordingly
  • Bringing name tags for your students makes the visit much more enjoyable
  • All education visits must be arranged in advance. To book call 519-571-5684 ext. 26 or e-mail ont-woodside@pc.gc.ca

Bus Tour Programs

William Lyon Mackenzie King, Canada’s tenth and longest serving prime minister, spent some of his most memorable boyhood years at this splendid home on the outskirts of Berlin (now Kitchener), Ontario.

Woodside is beautifully furnished to represent the early 1890’s. The house brings the Victorian era of kerosene lamps, parlours, corsets, and wood stoves to life and reveals the influences on William Lyon Mackenzie King’s life and political career.

Programs Offered : October 2 to December 21.

Program Cost : $3.40/person by appointment

Group Size:

  • Minimum: 10 people
  • Maximum: 45 people

All Programs:

  • are offered in either English or French
  • are interesting and fun

Please Remember:

  • Allow a full one-hour for the program at Woodside. Please plan your transportation time accordingly
  • All education visits must be arranged in advance. To book call 519-571-5684 ext. 26 or e-mail ont-woodside@pc.gc.ca