The Orillia Museum of Art & History is open Thursdays to Saturdays 12pm-3pm, by appointment. Admission is a suggested $5 or by museum membership. Donations are appreciated to help us continue our mandate of inspiring creativity and celebrating history.
Customize your visit to the museum with a private tour or hosting a birthday party!
OMAH Backpack Tours for Children
Rent an OMAH Backpack to engage your children with the museum in a fun and interactive way.
Each backpack is filled with a variety of hands-on games that relate to art and history! Backpacks even include a scavenger hunt and a storybook. Children can wear the backpack around the museum and use its contents to help explore the exhibitions. Each backpack is unique!
$5 per backpack or free with a family membership.
Birthday Parties @ OMAH
Invite your friends and family and celebrate your birthday at the Museum! Parties are two hours long and include a hands-on art activity led by a professional artist instructor. Get creative with one of our three exciting party choices: painting, clay or printmaking! The art activity can be tailored to suit your party theme!
Our fun parties are designed for children aged 5-14.
Time: Birthday parties run 2 hours total (one hour for art-making, and one hour for party). You can arrive a half an hour before the party to set-up and decorate, and must leave a half an hour after.
What OMAH provides: space, artist-instructor, all art materials
What you provide: cups, plates, napkins, drinks, cake and other party supplies
Cost: $150 flat rate per party (this fee includes up to 12 children, each additional child at a cost of $10 for a maximum of 20 children)
To Book: Parties must be booked at least 2 weeks in advance by contacting the Community Engagement Coordinator at email@example.com or by calling 705-326-2159 x 103. Birthday parties must be pre-paid for at the time of booking. Birthday Party cancellations must be received in writing. If a cancellation is made less than two weeks prior to a party there will be a 50-percent refund. If a cancellation is made more than two weeks before the party, a 75-percent refund will be given.