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Explore the largest living history museum in Durham Region. It's a unique experience brought to life by live pioneers in 18 heritage buildings including a blacksmith's shop, general store, school house, temperance hotel, steam barn and chapel. Visit...more
We took a few classes from our school there for a class trip and it was much better than I had expected it to be. There were tons of hands-on and engaging activities for the kids to do as well as a lot of takeaways...More
On Thursdays they run a kids at the village event, for slightly more you play some games, then go and do crafts in an air conditioned room. After that you can wander the grounds.
Staff are super friendly and helpful, they had free water in...More
My wife and I used the facility to host a birthday party for my son. All activity was engaged with staff. The old school house was used to have cake, drinks and other food, and to exchange presents, The prime activity was a directed game...More
As part of a class trip for museum studies, we attended Pickering Museum's ghost walk for the 1837 rebellion - go see it!! The whole museum was amazing and contains a variety of buildings, and you can feel how much the staff and volunteers love...More
We went to watch the Spirit Walk; A call to Rebellion at the Pickering Village Museum. We took a group of Scouts aged 11+ and we had a great evening. You are expected to walk around the site from sketch to sketch. You are walking...More
My husband and I had an amazing time learning about Pickering and how much life and technology changed within the town. It was great to see how the houses evolved from early settlement to 1920's.
We recommend you do the guided tour that is offered....More
As my title says, it was almost completely empty, and that was on a SATURDAY in July, with decent weather. Maybe it's just not promoted enough, but there is definitely a huge problem with the City of Pickering website which needs to be fixed. Every...More
Our family visited the Village on its opening day. Cheerful box office staff in a well-stocked gift shop with locally handmade products, knowledgeable guided tour from a fellow who knew his subject matter, and an all round pleasant experience. Highly recommended!
There is nothing better to lighten your mind and redirect your spirit than a stroll in the past. The tour guides are fun and knowledgeable.The location is dreamy and easily accessible by road. The buildings furnished in the time period, allow for great reflection on...More