Mackenzie House

Mackenzie House Events


Please note: Mackenzie House is not wheelchair accessible. Please call the museum for accessibility details: 416-392-6915.

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Victorian Escape Game: Rebel Rendezvous

Back by popular demand! Mackenzie House presents Rebel Rendezvous, a historically-inspired spin on the escape game format. The Rebels have been routed, but the Rebellion is not over… Their daring leader Mackenzie has escaped and is assembling his determined Patriots at a secret rendezvous from which they can carry on their noble fight. You must move from room to room throughout the historic house and find the clues he's left behind – a number of historically-based riddles and puzzles – to discover the secret rendezvous and join them there. Can you solve them all and escape before the Loyalist Militia comes for you

          Thursday, November 29 - 7 p.m.
Sold Out     $33.00
          Thursday, November 29 - 8 p.m. Sold Out     $33.00

Victorian Escape Game: Rebel Rendezvous

Back by popular demand! Mackenzie House presents Rebel Rendezvous, a historically-inspired spin on the escape game format. The Rebels have been routed, but the Rebellion is not over… Their daring leader Mackenzie has escaped and is assembling his determined Patriots at a secret rendezvous from which they can carry on their noble fight. You must move from room to room throughout the historic house and find the clues he's left behind – a number of historically-based riddles and puzzles – to discover the secret rendezvous and join them there. Can you solve them all and escape before the Loyalist Militia comes for you

          Thursday, November 29 - 9 p.m.
Sold Out     $33.00





Victorian Gothic: The Roots of the Macabre

From Dracula and Frankenstein to the fear of being buried alive and the fetish of post-mortem photos, take this interactive tour that surveys the Victorian obsession with death.

          Thursday, September 27 - 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Sold Out     $30.00





Victorian Gothic: The Roots of the Macabre

From Dracula and Frankenstein to the fear of being buried alive and the fetish of post-mortem photos, take this interactive tour that surveys the Victorian obsession with death.

          Wednesday, October 10 - 7 to 9 p.m.
Sold Out     $30.00
          Wednesday, October 17 - 7 to 9 p.m. Sold Out     $30.00





Spirit Walk

Explore downtown alleys and laneways to discover some of Toronto's reputedly haunted buildings. Afterwards, snack on mulled cider and biscuits by gaslight as you hear the eerie ghost stories of Mackenzie House. Please wear clothing and footwear appropriate for the weather. Recommended for children eight years of age and older.

          Friday, October 26, 2018 - 7 p.m.
$15.00
          Friday, October 26, 2018 - 7:30 p.m. $15.00
          Saturday, October 27, 2018 - 7 p.m. $15.00
          Saturday, October 27, 2018 - 7:30 p.m. $15.00





Letterpress Card-Making Workshop

Design and print a selection of festive season cards on the 1845 printing press. Participants will have red, green and black ink to choose from, as well as an assortment of images from our collection. Depending on preference, you can print the same card design multiple times or try out several different designs, with the assistance of our staff. Cookies and cider included. Suitable for children 12 years of age or older.

          Thursday, November 8 - 6:30 to 9:30 p.m.
$25.00





Victorian Secrets: Intimate Instructions for Ladies and Gentlemen

What did Victorians think about masturbation, LGBTQQIP2SAA sex, prostitution, and pleasuring versus procreation? Were the Victorians really the uptight prudes that we think they were? How did public censure and governmental legislation control the desires of this era? So many questions! Participants will be encouraged to be curious. Suitable for adults 18 years or older.

          Thursday, November 15 -7 to 9 p.m.
$30.00
          Thursday, November 22 -7 to 9 p.m. $30.00





Christmas Baking Workshop

Try Victorian Christmas baking on the historic kitchen range, and learn about the tastes and culinary technology of the 1850s.

          Saturday, December 8, 2018 - 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
$30.00





Hogmanay

Enjoy an evening of Scottish music and foods at this traditional celebration of the New Year. The decorated house will be illuminated by gas and candlelight. Musicians Gin Lane will perform.

          Friday, December 28, 2018 - 7 to 9 p.m.
$30.00
          Saturday, December 29, 2018 - 7 to 9 p.m. $30.00





Dinner with the Mackenzies: A Winterlicious Event

Join William Lyon Mackenzie, the first mayor of Toronto and leader of the Rebellion of 1837, and his loyal and equally determined wife, Isabel, for a unique dining and theatrical experience. This intimate event takes place in their restored 1860s dining room and parlour and includes period music and food, as well as the opportunity for participants to interact with actors playing Mackenzie and Isabel. Talk with the Mackenzies during a four course meal based on the Victorian fare. Guests will leave with a souvenir that they have printed on the museum's historic 1845 flatbed press. Price includes 2 glasses of wine and all gratuities.

          January 25, 2019 - 7 to 10 p.m.
$150.00
          January 26, 2019 - 7 to 10 p.m. $150.00
          January 27, 2019 - 7 to 10 p.m. $150.00
          January 31, 2019 - 7 to 10 p.m. $150.00
          February 1, 2019 - 7 to 10 p.m. $150.00
          February 2, 2019 - 7 to 10 p.m. $150.00




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