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Summer hours! The Museum is now open every Saturday from 11 am - 5 pm, and the occasional Sunday from 1-4pm..Also other days for special events.


- Victoria Day Tea at the Tollkeeper's Cottage at Davenport and Bathurst Monday May 22 2017, 1 pm to 4:00 pm Enjoy tea poured from a silver pot into a bone china cup, served on a lace cloth, with scones, whipped cream, and preserves for only $7 per person! Tour of the museum included. Outdoors on our lawn, if the weather cooperates.

The Cottage will be open for the city-wide Doors Open Toronto event on Saturday and Sunday, May 27 and 28 2017.(Check out the Doors Open site for more buildings to visit!)

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Tollkeeper's Cottage

The oldest structure
of its kind in Canada - now
a museum about tolls, roads,
and nineteenth century life
owned, restored and operated
by the
Community History Project
(now a charitable organization)

Located at the corner of
Bathurst St. and Davenport Rd.
(Toronto, ON)
in The Tollkeeper's Park.

Community groups can use the space for meetings also

Look for the Blue Canoe near our commemorative birch trees. Thanks to the wonderful people at City of Toronto Parks Department, the David Suzuki Foundation, and the Mississaugas of the New Credit for making this possible.

Educational class tours (in English
or French)
or Educational adult tours can be arranged. (teachers and administrators may wish to print out the brochures referenced)

There are gift-type items for sale at the museum such as: maple syrup, books on local history, hand-made pure soap, apple syrup and apple butter, and other recipe collections.

We have Tollkeeper's Cottage Tee shirts for sale
We have just started selling hand-made dolls' clothes suitable for American Girl and other 18 inch dolls.
Watch yarn being spun by a spinner in period dress! Volunteers wanted

See a video tour of the Cottage

A Community History Project Twitter ..... Seetorontonow
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