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Dundas Street looking east from Talbot Street, about 1871-5. Ivey Family London Room, London Public Library, London, Ontario, Canada

Museum London is bringing back our beloved architecture and culture walks with some old favourites, three brand new routes, and introducing Thursday evening walks that end with a free craft beer!

SATURDAY HISTORY WALKS AT MUSEUM LONDON

Choose from four different walks including Digging Dundas: our new tour up London’s oldest street now reincarnated as the Dundas Place flex space, daring to go curbless. 

  • Walks run twice each Saturday: 10:30 am to 11:30 am, and 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
  • Cost:  $10 per person early bird rate by 4:00 pm Monday the week of your walk, $15 per person after Monday night the week of your walk
  • Each ticket comes with $10 in Downtown Dollars, use them like cash at participating businesses
  • Pre-registration required. Space is limited. Meet at the Museum rain or shine.
  • Gather outside Museum London's front doors while we remain closed to the public.
  • No refunds, walks run rain or shine
  • COVID-19 protocols to follow public health guidelines including limited tour capacity

THURSDAY EVENING CULTURE WALKS AT THE MARKET

Let’s have some fun, London! We’ve created two mysteriously tantalizing new downtown culture walks for you because we’re proud of this city. Thanks to our excellent partners at the Covent Garden Farmers Market for their Thursday evening outdoor hours, Downtown London, and Refined Fool Brewing for providing their beer to wet your whistle after the walk - included with your ticket!

  • Thursdays, September 9 - 30, 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
  • Gather outdoors in the Covent Garden Market Square under the big clock.
  • Cost $20 per person early bird rate until 4pm Monday the week of your walk, $25 per person after Monday night the week of your walk
  • Every ticket includes one free beer from the Refined Fool Brewing downtown Market booth
  • Each ticket comes with $20 in Downtown Dollars, use them like cash at participating businesses
  • Pre-registration required. Space is limited. Meet at the Market rain or shine
  • No refunds, walks run rain or shine
  • COVID-19 protocols to follow public health guidelines including limited tour capacity

Refined Fool Brewing will be on-site weekly at the outdoor farm market to offer you a free beer. Each walk ticket includes one free drink, must be 19 years of age to redeem for a drink, valid only on the night of the walk, must be consumed on-site that evening. Choose a beer from these delicious Refined Fool options 

  • Ontario - Craft Lager - 5.5% - as crisp and refreshing as the Great Lakes water it is made from.
  • Van Full of Weirdos - Juicy IPA - 6.2% -  this Simcoe-heavy IPA is packed with bright tropical aromas and brilliant citrusy flavours. 
  • Cabin Jeans - Cream Ale - 5% - A refreshing and flavourful, comfort beer.

Refined Fool Brewing Company makes small batch craft beer in Sarnia, Ontario. Refined Fool is a group of teachers, creatives, blue collars, entrepreneurs, musicians and pastors who care about beer, business, Sarnia and each other.  From humble beginnings as a backyard homebrew club we've grown to be a moderately successful operation with 3 locations, 1 really sweet truck, and a team of over 30 wonderful people.

COVID-19 PROTOCOLS

Walks will follow public health guidelines as they change according to the Ontario provincial Roadmap to Reopening.  To ensure your safety and that of our guides 

  • Capacity will be limited to allow for physical distancing
  • Mask wearing is required where physical distancing is not possible
  • Guides will have voice amplification to assist with distanced hearing
  • Communications will be sent prior to your walk to advise of any protocol updates 
  • Self-assessment check-lists will be provided in advance for registrants