We are Closed to Museum visits and walking tours because of the pandemic.
However, we have some new and updated slide shows on the site!. Please check them out here.
We also added two little buttons next to this scoller so you can go back if this scroller is too fast for you!
Please keep us in mind during this spring season. If you would like to make a donation or pay a membership fee, you can now do it in the modern way – online! We can now receive an etransfer at our email address! Donations and membership fees will receive an income tax receipt in February.
Send us an Email to firstname.lastname@example.org . Thanks for your support..
The Community History Project that manages the Tollkeeper’s Cottage Heritage site has various collections of materials in its archives focusing on local history, places and people. We have restored and run the cottage museum for 12+ years and our not-for-profit; charitable organization.
We can still use help of our supporters in the heritage community in locating a more permanent, more economical space of 500 to 1000 sq feet to house our collections or your help with increased donations to help pay for the temporary storage.
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Educational class tours (in English or French) or Educational adult tours can be arranged. (teachers and administrators may wish to print out the brochures referenced)
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
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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.
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!
See a video tour and a virtual tour of the Cottage