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Easter Sunday 20 April at the Tollkeepers Cottage Museum. Come and visit the Tollkeepers' Cottage Museum from 1 pm to 4 pm, for a very special Victorian Easter Celebration. Make a Victorian Candy Holder, and look for the hidden chocolate eggs. 750 Davenport Rd at Bathurst.
Wednesday April 23: Community History Project
Wednesday Spring Lecture Series. The Community History Project at the Tollkeepers' Cottage Museum presents WENDY WOODWORTH, Heritage Horticulturist for the City of Toronto at Spadina House. Wendy will tell us how the magical gardens of Spadina House were brought back to their heritage condition for the enjoyment of us all, from 7 pm to 9 pm. 750 Davenport at Bathurst.
Sunday June 20: Community History Project
Annual General Meeting. The Community History Project will hold its Annual General Meeting at the Tollkeepers' Cottage Museum from 1 pm to 4 pm. 750 Davenport at Bathurst.
Admission to CHP members only.
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.
We're open Saturdays
11am - 5pm Summer
11am - 4pm Winter
Community groups can use the space for meetings also
Watch this site for changing tidbits on local history, announcements of new programmes including a rug-braiding workshop, and other events.
There are gift-type items for sale at the museum including: maple syrup, books on local history, hand-made pure soap, apple syrup and apple butter, and other recipe collections.
We also now have Tollkeeper's Cottage Tee shirts for sale
See a new video tour of the Cottage
Educational class tours (in English
or Educational adult tours can be arranged. (teachers and administrators may wish to print out the brochures referenced)