Get Hands-On

Check back here in the spring for more exciting programs and activities for the 2018 season! 

DIY Heritage Trades

Feeling crafty? Try your hand at a historic trade!  Work alongside the Tinsmith, Harness Maker, or Printer, at workshops in the former Cabinet Maker’s Shop and take home your creation! A different trade is offered every weekend in Spring & Fall and daily in July and August.   Additional charges apply ($5). Check the daily programming schedule for 


Music Makers

Pick up an instrument and make some noise as you accompany our resident musician to learn popular tunes from days gone by.


The History Lab

Get a glimpse behind the scenes at the History Lab at the Flynn House! Delve into historical documents to find real people of the past from the evidence they left behind and help us to bring their stories to life! Open weekdays 10:00 am – 12:30 pm (see program schedule for details).


Pioneer Vision

Pioneer Vision brings together historic images of the past and technology of the present for a unique Virtual Reality experience. Purchase a 3D cardboard viewer at the admission desk and use your own smartphone to immerse yourself in a virtual reality tour that uses panoramas and historical photographs  to enhance your visit to Black Creek Pioneer Village!

Choose from two tour experiences:

  • The Kids Tour – see what life was like for kids 150 years ago!
  • Now and Then Tour – discover what our buildings looked like before they came to Black Creek Pioneer Village.