Experience Hands-on Heritage!
At Ross Farm Museum step back in time and experience life as it once was in rural Nova Scotia. Using heritage skills, animals and tools we continue to operate the farm of Captain William Ross who settled in New Ross in 1816 with his family, and 172 disbanded soldiers. Our knowledgeable interpreters can be seen performing the same daily tasks that was once a way of life for many folks in rural Nova Scotia. On any given day you can witness farmers working in the fields with oxen, the blacksmith hammering on glowing hot steel and the ladies in Rosebank Cottage preparing delicious biscuits, just to name a few. Visit us today and immerse yourself into the history of rural Nova Scotia! Learn More...
Rug hooking is both an art and a craft where rugs are made by pulling loops of yarn or fabric through a base such as burlap. The loops are pulled through the backing material by using a small hook. This weekend join the staff in Rosebank Cottage as they demonstrate this art. Read more...
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Learning Centre - Hooked on Farming!
See our new hooked rug exhibit! Curated by Heather Gordon this exhibit consists of farm themed rugs that have been contributed by folks from all over Nova Scotia each telling their own story of life on the farm. The hooked rug exhibit will be on display from now until April 30th, 2017. Grand Opening on January 21 1-3p.m. Details here.
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Ross Farm Museum
4568 Highway # 12
New Ross, NS B0J 2M0
Toll Free: 1-877-689-2210
Hours & Admission
Open Wed - Sun
9:00am - 5:00pm
Senior (65+) $6.00
Students (with Student Card) $6.00
Child (6-17 years) $3.00
5 & Under Free
Family (max. 2 adults) $20.00
We accept Cash, Debit, Mastercard & Visa