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Special opening 1pm - 4pm Sunday 17 March for St Patricks Day. Admission $5 includes tea and soda bread. Hear about the Irish Tollkeepers who worked at the tollgate.
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)