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The Museum is open every Saturday from 11 am - 5 pm and the occasional Sunday
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Corn Husk Dolls On Saturday Nov. 28, from 11 am to 3 pm, Catherine Watts will demonstrate how to make corn husk dolls. Adults, or children 10 and older, with adult help, can make a doll like the one shown below. All materials provided. $10.
Old-fashioned fiddle music! On Saturday, Dec. 5, from 4 - 6 pm, Anne Lederman and her group of musicians will be playing at the Cottage. Visitors are welcome to tap their feet to jigs and reels! Admission by donation. Tea will be served!
Cookie day sale this year on Dec 12. This will end our fall season and we will close until the new year.
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
and the occasional Sunday 1-4pm
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