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We're Open for Visitors Saturdays. (also Sun Mar 29)
Be Irish for a day! St Patrick's Day at the Tollkeeper's Cottage. Many of our tollkeepers were Irishmen. Come and taste a little of Irish life in early Toronto with soda bread and tea on Sat March 14, from 11:30 to 3:30. $5 per person gets you tea and a tour. There will be music to go with tea!! Gillian Federico will be there with Celtic music to set the mood! We also have hand-knit shamrocks for sale!
Sweetness and Light, Honey Bees in the City. Community History Project presents Fran Freeman of the Humber Aboretum to enlighten us on how we can help bees succeed around us, and how they can help us protect the environment. Wednesday March 25, from 7-9pm, at The Tollkeeper's Cottage Museum. $12 at the door includes tea and cookies. Limited to 25 persons, booking through firstname.lastname@example.org.
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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.
We're open Saturdays
11am - 5pm Summer
11am - 4pm Winter
Community groups can use the space for meetings also
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)