Welcome Back to the Village

Welcome to Black Creek Pioneer Village!

The Village is open Wednesday to Sunday from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

PLEASE NOTE:

From September 16 to October 29, 2020 the Village will be preparing for and hosting film shoots. Revenue from these film shoots helps to maintain our heritage buildings and collections.

The Village will remain open for your enjoyment with some buildings closed from time to time.

Buildings currently affected: Half Way House and Burwick House

Thank you for your understanding!

We’re thrilled to see you back! We have three great ways for you to experience all that the Village has to offer:

  • Weekday Village Tours: Register for a 50-minute guided tour, and then explore the Village gardens and heritage buildings at your own pace. (Starting Wednesday September 9.)

visitors on self-guided tour of Black Creek Pioneer Village stop at Discovery Station next to Harness Makers Shop

The safety of visitors and staff is our top priority.

To ensure a safe environment for you and your family, we are following the advice of public health authorities and have introduced a few changes to our usual operations.

This means that things may look a little different — but you’ll still enjoy the great outdoor experience that you know and love at Black Creek Pioneer Village!

Please read our Visitor Protocols for everything you need to know before you arrive.

PLEASE NOTE: Prior to visiting Black Creek Pioneer Village, every person must complete the Ontario Ministry of Health self-assessment for COVID-19. If they do not pass the assessment, they should not visit the site.

GET READY TO EXPERIENCE THE VILLAGE

*Saturdays and Sundays only.

Help keep everyone safe! Please be sure to review the COVID-19 Visitor Protocols before visiting the Village.

 

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WEEKDAY GUIDED TOURS

Escape to Black Creek Pioneer Village this September to enjoy a piece of country in the city!

Take a 50-minute tour of the heritage Village with a costumed educator as your guide. Then, explore the Village at your own pace: stroll through the heritage gardens, visit the farm animals, wander through the heritage buildings, and make a stop at the gift shop!

Take advantage of our ample green spaces and enjoy a family picnic on the grounds.

Regular admission rates apply.

Guided Tour Times

11:00 a.m. | 12:00 p.m. — Village Highlights*
Start your tour by exploring the the Stong Family farm, the oldest structures at the Village, and discover the best that Black Creek Pioneer Village has to offer! Let your guide know your interests at the start of the tour for a customized experience.
Village Highlights Tour runs Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays.

*2:00 p.m. start time available by request.

1:00 p.m. — Meet the Animals!
Head down to the farmyard to visit some of our friendliest animals! Discover how people of the past relied on animals to live, work, and even play! This tour is best for our young (and young-at-heart) visitors.
Meet the Animals Farmyard Tour runs Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays.

PURCHASE TICKETS

General Public: GET TICKETS NOW
Village and Conservation Parks Members: GET TICKETS NOW

To purchase your tickets by phone, please call (416) 667-6295.

 

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SELF-GUIDED VISITS
(Saturdays and Sundays only)

Explore the village at your own pace!

Follow the directed route around the Village, check out the heritage buildings, wander through the gardens, visit the animals, and encounter costumed educators at eight outdoor Discovery Stations located throughout the Village.

Regular admission rates apply.

VIEW SELF-GUIDED TOUR MAP
Select image to view full-sized map.

map displaying route of self-guided tour through Black Creek Pioneer Village

We ask that you book in advance and choose a date and time slot for your visit.

We’ve introduced limited and timed ticketing so that we can manage the flow of visitors through the site and ensure we never exceed capacity.

NOTE: Black Creek Pioneer Village and Conservation Parks members enjoy free admission!

Read our Visitor Protocols to learn more about Self-Guided Visits.

PURCHASE TICKETS

General Public: GET TICKETS NOW
Village and Conservation Parks Members: GET TICKETS NOW

To purchase your tickets by phone, please call (416) 667-6295.

 

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GUIDED FAMILY PROGRAMS
(Saturdays and Sundays only)

Get the most out of your visit with a Guided Family Program!

These programs are designed to provide a more in-depth look at some of our most popular heritage buildings. Each program includes a guided tour of select heritage buildings led by a knowledgeable costumed educator. Physical distancing measures will be maintained by participating families at all times.

CHOOSE FROM THE FOLLOWING:

The World of Delilah Thompson

Meet Delilah Thompson, a young woman who lived and worked in the Half Way House Inn with her family in the 1860s. Delilah, as portrayed by a History Actor, will recount her story of what it was like to grow up in mid-19th century Ontario and lead you on a tour of her home and select heritage buildings throughout the Village.

history actor in 19th century costume portrays Delilah Thompson in Black Creek Pioneer Village

PRICING:

    • Per family group (up to four people): $75.00 + HST
    • For each additional guest (up to three additional people): $15.00 + HST

DURATION:

  • Two hours

REGISTER NOW

General Public: $75.00 + HST* GO TO BOOKING PAGE
Village Members: $70.00 + HST* GO TO BOOKING PAGE

*PLEASE NOTE: Each booking is for a group of four. Add $15.00 for each additional participant up to a total of three extra people per booking. Please call (416) 667-6295 if your family or friend group (social bubble) is larger than 4 people.

Tour of the Trades

Learn how stuff was made in the 19th century, with a tour of the Village that focuses on heritage trades and artisan crafts.

Explore the different levels of Roblin’s Mill and see a printing press in action! Learn how tools and textiles were made in the 19th century, and discover innovations that changed the world of work forever.

tools on counter of Tinsmith Shop at Black Creek Pioneer Village

 

PLEASE NOTE: Due to planned restoration, our Blacksmith Shop is closed to all visitors in 2020, including those taking part in this program.

PRICING:

    • Per family group (up to four people): $75.00 + HST
    • For each additional guest (up to three additional people): $15.00 + HST

DURATION:

  • Two hours

REGISTER NOW

General Public: $75.00 + HST* GO TO BOOKING PAGE
Village Members: $70.00 + HST* GO TO BOOKING PAGE

*PLEASE NOTE: Each booking is for a group of four. Add $15.00 for each additional participant up to a total of three extra people per booking. Please call (416) 667-6295 if your family or friend group (social bubble) is larger than 4 people.

Read our Visitor Protocols to learn more about the Guided Programs and Tours.

THE SAFETY OF VISITORS AND STAFF IS OUR PRIMARY CONCERN.

All guided programs and tours will be capped and each participant will be required to wear a mask and maintain two metres distance from others throughout the program.

 

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WHAT DO I NEED TO KNOW BEFORE I ARRIVE AT BLACK CREEK PIONEER VILLAGE?

  • We’re implementing regular and rigorous cleaning throughout the site.
  • Wear a mask.
  • Be prepared to practice physical distancing.
  • Follow the arrows through the Village and observe building capacities.
  • Be patient. We’re all in this together!

 

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More Ways to Enjoy the Village Experience!