What to See & Do

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Plan to spend a whole day at Ross Farm Museum. There’s plenty for the whole family to see and do year round!

Here are just some of the things you can do while visiting Ross Farm Museum:

Winter Season

 

Weekends

  • Visit heritage buildings such as Rose Bank Cottage, the home of Captain Ross’s family, dating from 1817.
  • Chat with costumed interpreters as they demonstrate typical farm activities.
  • Meet our heritage Animals.
  • Take a nature walk along interpretive trails.
  • Participate in special events throughout the year.
  • Enjoy a wonderful sleigh or wagon ride around the farm and alongside Lake Lawson (January - March, weather conditions permitting).

 

Wednesday - Friday

  • Experience a personal guided tour of Rosebank Cottage, Ross Barn and the Farm Workshop. 
  • Meet our heritage Animals.
  • Take a nature walk along interpretive trails.

Please note that buildings are not staffed and do not have demonstrations taking place in them from Wednesday to Friday during the winter season and there are no sleigh or wagon rides on those days.

Summer Season

  • Visit heritage buildings such as Rose Bank Cottage, the home of Captain Ross’s family, dating from 1817.
  • Chat with costumed interpreters as they demonstrate typical farm activities.
  • Enjoy demonstrations of heritage skills and crafts, such as food preparation over an open hearth, candle making, barrel making, and ox shoeing.
  • Meet our heritage Animals.
  • Enjoy hands-on activities such as planting, candle making, wood-working and much more.
  • Take a nature walk along interpretive trails.
  • Tour our extensive exhibits of heritage agricultural implements.
  • Participate in special events throughout the year.
  • Enjoy a wonderful wagon ride around the farm and alongside Lake Lawson 7 days a week. (May - October, weather conditions permitting)