Travel back in time and experience Live History at Pickering Museum Village!
Think History is boring? See it Live at Pickering Museum Village! Visit the largest living history museum in Durham and explore nineteen heritage buildings including a blacksmith’s shop, general store, steam barn, chapel and more. Pickering Museum Village offers tours, workshops, birthday parties, camps and events to engage and entertain the whole family! It’s a new adventure every time. Nestled on the banks of Duffins Creek, Pickering Museum Village is a living history pioneer village consisting of 19 heritage buildings, gardens, and orchards.
We’ll be warping through history in more exciting ways than ever: Compete in the first Olympic Games in Ancient Greece, blast into the far future, and dig for dinosaurs (the all time favourite our campers won’t let us miss)!
This year, we’ll also be setting our time machine for some camper-suggested destinations. Add in a splash of creek walking, a cup of cookie baking, and hold onto your explorer hat – you’re going to need it!
Warning: this camp runs only four weeks, and may cause excessive smiling. Visit our website for details.
Birthday Parties at Pickering Village Museum
Come celebrate your birthday with us! Pick your package ... Historic Fun Awaits!
Heritage Party 5 to 12 years
Your party guests will enjoy heritage crafts and old-fashioned children's games with our qualified leader at Pickering Museum Village. Activity choices include: blacksmithing, stenciling, weaving and more. Parties are available year round from 10:00 am until dusk, on Saturdays and Sundays. Weekdays also available during July and August.
Mystery Party 8 to 12 years
Super Sleuths will deduce that this is the best part of the year once they attend this mystery birthday at Pickering Museum Village. Guests solve the mystery and have some old fashioned fun in the mix. Parties available June - September from 10:00 am until dusk, on Saturdays and Sundays. Weekdays also available during July and August.
Tea Party 5 to 12 years
Dress up for fun at this Victorian tea party at Pickering Museum Village. Party-goers will make lemonade and cookies in our heritage kitchen, sit down to a tea party, and play old-fashioned parlour games. Parties available June - September from 10:00 am until dusk, on Saturdays and Sundays. Weekdays also available during July and August.
Your birthday party package includes:
1½ hours of heritage games or activities your choice of theme led by a costumed interpreter 1 hour use of the Puterbaugh School House or Redman House Program Centre for your celebration (the room comes equipped with a table and seating).
Please visit our website for Package Pricing. Please bring along the birthday meal and cake. PMV Themed Loot Bags are available for purchase at an additional cost.
Stop by on Thursday mornings at 10:00 am during July and August, to play children's heritage games, and make a craft to take home!
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