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ScarecrowsScarecrows in the City   
Whimsical scarecrows are currently on display in downtown Rochester through October 31. This entertaining exhibit showcases local businesses and organizations.

SantaSanta's Visit
Saturday, December 6th - 9:00 am to 4:00 pm
$4.00 members | $7.00 Non-Members

Santa and Mrs. Claus visit the Museum to meet with the children of our community. A wagon ride takes you from the Dairy Barn to the Van Hoosen Farmhouse and delicious fresh baked cookies await you. Don’t forget your camera!

Limited number of tickets sold for each hour of the visit and must be purchased in advance online* or stop by the Museum on Fridays and Saturdays between 1:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m.

*Online ticket sales for members begin Nov. 1st. Online ticket sales for non-members begins Nov. 8th. Please check back.

Old Fashioned ChristmasOld Fashioned Christmas
Saturday, December 20th - 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm
$4.00 Members | $7.00 Non-Members in advance 
$10.00 at the door
Join us for old fashioned holiday fun! Check in at the 1927 Dairy Barn and see the All Aboard!Model Train display. A wagon ride takes you to all of our Museum buildings for musical entertainment, crafts, snacks, theatre groups, and even chestnuts roasting over an open fire!

Tickets can be purchased online* or by phone at 248-656-4663.

*Online ticket sales will begin Nov. 1st. Please check back.

Upcoming Events

Society for the Preservation of Old Mills Conference
October 23rd through 26th

Santa's Visit
December 6th - 9:00 am to 4:00 pm

Old Fashioned Christmas
December 20th - 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Environmental Education Programs
Terrific Turkeys    
Saturday, November 22nd - 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm
Free for Members | Non-Members $5 Adults/$3 Students & Seniors

Non-Members can pay online via PayPal:
Purchase Using Paypal

Print your PayPal receipt and bring it with you as payment confirmation.

The Museum hosts many environmental education programs throughout the year.

Michael A. Hartner
Director of Parks and Forestry

Patrick J. McKay
Museum Supervisor

Ph: 248.656.4663
Fx: 248.608.8198

1005 Van Hoosen Rd. 
Rochester Hills, MI

Open to the Public
Friday and Saturday
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
or by appointment

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