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The Museum is open every Saturday from 11 am - 5 pm, and the occasional Sunday such as May 8 from 1-4pm..Also other days for special events such as May 23, Victoria day for Tea from 1-4pm
May 11 7-9pm
“Lake Iroquois” Presented by Mark Stabb, Central Ontario Program Director, The Nature Conservancy of Canada Before Lake Ontario and after the Ice Age, there it was….Lake Iroquois. Its shore was at Davenport Road.
Cost $12 per person
May 7th — 12-5pm
Mother's Day project: make a silk lavender sachet for Mother on Sat. May 7th We will provide fabric, sewing supplies, and fragrant lavender flowers, for children or adults to make an old-fashioned gift for Mother. $3
Jane's Walks on the weekend of May 6 - 8
Our contribution to this world-wide event is a historical walking tour of the West Annex.
Meet at Bloor and Albany at 11 am, Sat. May 7. All Jane's walks are free!
More Jane's Walks at janeswalk.org/canada/toronto
Thursday May 28th — 4:30pm
The Reading Line presents “Books On Bathurst” See thereadingline.ca for more details but know that many BIKES and readers will descend upon the cottage at this time
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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 new video tour of the Cottage