Glenhyrst Art Gallery of Brant
  • Rise and shine for breakfast at the Skyway Café and enjoy watching the plane land and take-off while you eat.
  • Travel to the Canadian Military Heritage Museum to view preserved artefacts pertaining to the military history of Canada, and especially Brantford. Walk-ins are welcome on Saturdays and Sundays from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m., or you can contact the museum to request a private tour.
  • Visit the Wayne Gretzky Sports Centre to see “The Great One”, a 12-foot bronze sculpture of Wayne Gretzky hoisting the Stanley Cup over his head in victory. A life-size depiction of Wayne as a child with his parents, Walter and Phyllis Gretzky, look on. This inspirational sculpture is a great spot for a photo op to commemorate your trip to Brantford. While you’re here, stop by Tourism Brantford’s Tourism Information Desk inside the Wayne Gretzky Sports Centre to ask questions and gather brochures. Before you leave, check out the Brantford and Area Sports Hall of Recognition which proudly recognizes Brantford’s hometown heroes.
  • A short drive will bring you to Glenhyrst Art Gallery of Brant where you can enjoy a self-guided tour. Plan in advance and book afternoon tea at The Golden Teapot, an elegant tea room located inside Glenhyrst Art Gallery and surrounded by the 16-acres of sprawling gardens.
  • Round out your day with a stop at Our Kitchen Brantford to find meals and treats made by some of Brantford’s most talented chefs and bakers. If you love eating great local food, while supporting local entrepreneurs, you’ll love Our Kitchen Brantford. Pick up some cookies for the trip home and browse their jellies and pickled items that are perfect for your next charcuterie board.