10 Fun Things to Do at Pickering Museum Village

Travel back in time and experience live history at Pickering Museum Village! Think history is boring? Visit the largest living history museum in Durham and explore nineteen heritage buildings. You'll find special activities and events to entertain the whole family. It’s a new adventure every time!

Here are 10 fun things to do a Pickering Museum Village...

1Visit a Blacksmith’s Shop
At Pickering Museum Village, you can visit 19 heritage buildings including a blacksmith’s shop. See the blacksmith bend metal and build extraordinary things with his bare hands. More

2Make a Craft
Join us every Thursday mornings at 10:00 in August, for heritage children’s games and make a craft to take home! Admission applies! More

3Have the Best Birthday Party Ever!
Choose your theme and start the fun: Heritage, Mystery or Tea Party. Get ready for a party you and your guest won’t soon forget! More

4Play Detective
Pick-up your mystery kit in the gift shop when you come for a tour, and find the clues to solve the secret of the missing artefact. More

5Explore the World of Fashion
On August 13, check out fashion through Pickering's history in the Rural Runway. Quilts on display, spinning demonstrations and more! Dress up and photo booth for kids. More

6Play Minecraft
Play Minecraft - in real life! On August 20, we’re transforming the museum into a life-size Minecraft. Work in teams to problem solve your way through fun building challenges. More

7Play Chess
On August 25, come out to the museum and play a game of checkers on your new handmade board! Bring a picnic lunch and stay for a tour. More

8Take a Tour
Enjoy interpretation by costumed staff at heritage buildings and gardens. Ask about a History Mystery Kit full of puzzles and games for kids to solve as you enjoy the tour. More

9Make some Money
On August 18, come to the museum and make your own money (not legal tender) as we celebrate together the 175th birthday of Sir Wilfrid Laurier. More

10Come with your Class
You can learn history and have fun! Ask your teacher about taking a school trip to Pickering Museum Village. We can also come and visit your classroom! More

Pickering Museum Village is located at 2365 6th Concession Rd., in Greenwood. You can contact the museum at 905-683-8401or visit their website at www.pickering.ca/museum.

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