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

Make a Corn Husk Doll Angel Saturday Nov. 26th, 2016, 11 am – 4 pm at the Tollkeeper’s Cottage (arrive before 3 to complete your angel before closing time!) $10, all materials included


Cookie sale..Dec 10. 11am to 3pm.. We will have a wonderful selection of Christmas Cookies by our resident bakers, in the past, including gingerbread men and rum balls! What will they come up with this year?.. I've heard rumors of Rhubarb cookies for example...The cookies look festive in their bags and are good for entertaining and also as modest little gifts. They will be at various prices. In addition, we will be selling a few handmade gift items as well as cookies .

.Just in.. there will be Homemade cookies Gingerbread men, shortbread, peppermint pinwheels, meringues.

Door snakes-- Keep the draft from coming under your door

Hand-knit items for Christmas gifts Wristlets, texting mitts, and more.The cookies look festive in their bags and are good for entertaining and also as modest little gifts. They will be at various prices. .


. After the cookie sale, the cottage closes for the holiday season until Saturday Jan 7 in the new year.


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the
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
The Tollkeeper's Cottage
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