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Winter hours. The Museum is now open Saturday from 11 am - 4 pm, and the occasional Sunday from 1-4pm..Also other days for special events. We will be closed Dec 23 and Dec 30 for the holidays..
Make a Rag Rug
Braid strips of cloth, and sew the strips into a unique and decorative mat!
Saturday Nov. 18th, 2016, 11 – 4 pm at the Tollkeeper’s Cottage
(arrive before 3 to complete your rug before closing time!)
$10, all materials included
and then on Saturday, December 16th 11 am - 4 pm our ever-popular annual
COOKIE DAY! Purchase some of our cookies. Other gift items also available.
After Cookie Day, our docents take a holiday.
Closed Saturday Dec. 23rd and 30th.
We reopen on Saturday, January 7.
Now on Twitter...
The oldest structure
of its kind in Canada - now
a museum about tolls, roads,
and nineteenth century life
owned, restored and operated
Community History Project
(now a charitable organization).
Located at the corner of
Bathurst St. and Davenport Rd.
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 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 and a virtual tour of the Cottage