Become an Apprentice


Spend the day working one-on-one with our Baker, Blacksmith, Printer, Tinsmith, Spinner or Weaver! Experience the work of a 19th century craftsperson and learn all about the tools of the trade. Take home your finished product to show off to your friends and family.

  • Apprenticeships available on weekends June, July, August, December and daily in May, September, October, and November.
    *Blacksmith apprenticeship is only available on weekends
  • $75/members, $80/non-member, one person per day (taxes not included)
  • Apprenticeships must be booked 2 weeks in advance

Collage of blacksmith, tinsmith and printing apprenticeships


To find available apprenticeships by dates, click the green highlighted cell on the calendar below

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Please call 416.667.6295, for more information and to register by phone to step back in time as an Apprentice for a Day.

*All apprentices must be 15 years or older.
*Apprentices with the Blacksmith must wear their own steel-toed shoes or boots. Safety approved boots will sport a CSA Green Triangle patch.


Spend the day learning how to brew as they did in the 1860s. Take home a 2L growler of beer.

  • Weekends (May-December), Fridays (July & August)
  • $90/members, $99/non-member, one person per day but we can accommodate more than one person as long as they know each other. 3 people is the max. (taxes not included)


Two brewery apprentices pose with the brewmaster