The Whitchurch-Stouffville Museum opened in 1971 and is nestled in a serene park setting. The site has grown over the years and in 2012, welcomed the addition of a Community Centre that blends the old with the new. Historic buildings on site include the Bogarttown Schoolhouse (1857), the Vandorf Public Schoolhouse (1870), the Pioneer Log Cabin (1850), a Victorian Farmhouse (1857) and an historic Barn.
Museum tours will guide you through the historical buildings that showcase the local lifestyle of the 1800's. The Museum also houses additional exhibit spaces within the main building that feature rotating exhibits in various themes.
The Museum & Community Centre offers a variety of special events and programs throughout the year! Rental spaces are also available and can accommodate a variety of events!
HOURS OF OPERATION:
Tuesday through Saturday: 12pm - 5pm
SUMMER hours (Victoria Day weekend until Labour Day): Tuesday through Saturday, 10am - 5pm
Child (3-12) $4.00
Senior/Student (with ID) $5.00
Family (up to 4 people) $16.00
Chldren Under 3 Free with Paying Adult
(max. of 2 children per adult)
Individual $15.00 per hour (2 hour min.)
Member $10 per hour (2 hour min.)
For Commercial appointments and requests, please cal 905-727-8954
The Whitchurch-Stouffville Museum & Community Centre offers many different spaces for you to explore. Find out more about your family or property, discover our intriguing artifacts, have fun with hands-on activities, enjoy our annual and travelling exhibitions, and get a great souvenir- all in our brand new spaces.
The Community Centre offers the perfect space for all ages to view more of the Museum's permanent collection through mini-exhibitions in the Discovery Room. Open a drawer and discover a map from 100 years ago or pull out a display and explore photographs from the 19th Century. Children can enjoy hands- on activities on a wide range of topics- from optical illusions to Victorian interior design.
Are you interested in your genealogy or a researching a specific property? Perhaps you want to learn more about your community? The Research Room, containing the Museum's family and community reference library and archives, is a private setting in which to further your research. Research fees apply. Call to book your appointment today!
Find those hard-to-get heritage toys and crafts at the Whitchurch-Stouffville Museum and Community Centre Gift Shop! We feature a range of books, craft kits, hand-made clothing, maps and other souvenir items. Unique toys include Jacob's Ladder, slate boards and pencils, Knitting Nancy, Wooden Acrobat's and more! Victorian-style Christmas gifts are also available seasonally.
E-mail us with your gift shop order request!