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Exhibits at the Rochester Hills Museum:

All Aboard! Model Railroad Exhibit - presented by the Stoney Creek Railroad Club
Time: 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
November 23, 24, 25
December 1, 2, 8, 9, 15, 16, 22, 23, 26, 27, 28, 29

Model Train

The Stoney Creek Model Railroad Club has been planning this model train exhibit for one year and cannot wait to share it with the public. The Calf Barn will be filled with modules that have been painstakingly built in scale and show locations near and far. A scavenger hunt through the exhibit adds to the fun! This wonderfully detailed exhibit, All Aboard!, is a perfect family outing during the holiday season.

Model town

Historic Buildings of Rochester Exhibit - presented by the Art Quilt Guild Oakland
Time: 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
November 9, 10, 16, 17, 23, 24, 25, 30
December 1, 2, 7, 8, 9, 14, 15, 16, 21, 22, 23, 26, 27, 28, 29

Hanging quilts

Historic buildings on Rochester's Main Street have been reproduced in quilt form to create this wonderfully detailed exhibit. The quilter-artists use many techniques including traditional quilting, applique and photo transfer. Take a walk down Main Street during the holiday season!

Downtown Rochester

A Visit with Santa and Mrs. Claus
When: Saturday, December 1st
Time: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Cost: $5/Museum Members; $8/Non-members

Santa and girl

Santa and Mrs. Claus have, once again, set aside this day to visit the children of our community at the Rochester Hills Museum. Santa loves the cookies baked in the 95-year-old electric stove in the Farmhouse! Guests will be transported from the Dairy Barn to the Farmhouse in a farm wagon with toasty, warm blankets. After visiting with Santa and sharing their Christmas list, guests can enjoy Santa's favorite cookies and apple juice, and then view our model train show. Remember to bring your camera!

Santa and Mrs. Claus

Rochester Hills Public Library - Holiday Home Tour
When: Sunday, December 9th
Time: 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Advance tickets can be purchased through the Rochester Hills Public Library

Christmas wreath

The Holiday Boutique, part of the Holiday Home Tour sponsored by the Rochester Hills Public Library, will be in the Dairy Barn at the Museum. Tickets for the Holiday Home Tour include free admission to the All Aboard! Model Railroad Exhibit and the Historic Buildings of Rochester Quilt Exhibit at the Rochester Hills Museum.
Old-Fashioned Christmas
When: Saturday, December 15th
Time: 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Cost: $5/Museum Members; $8/Non-members; $10 at the door

Old Fashioned Christmas
Join us for old-fashioned holiday fun! Check in at the 1927 Dairy Barn. While in the Dairy Barn, don't miss the special quilt exhibit featuring historic buildings of Rochester created by the Art Quilt Guild Oakland. Guests can then visit the All Aboard! Model Train display that will fill the Calf Barn. Farm wagons transport guests to all Museum buildings for musical entertainment, crafts, snacks, theatre groups, and even chestnuts roasting over an open fire!

Michele Dunham
Michele Dunham
Education &
Program Coordinator

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