Welcome Back to the Village!

Welcome to Black Creek Pioneer Village. We’re thrilled to see you back!

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

Black Creek Pioneer Village has now reopened to the public. We offer two great ways for you to experience all that the Village has to offer:

visitors on self-guided tour of Black Creek Pioneer Village observe tinsmithing demonstration

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 a 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

 

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SELF-GUIDED EXPERIENCE

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.

VIEW SELF-GUIDED TOUR MAP
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map displaying route of self-guided tour through Black Creek Pioneer Village

Every visitor must register their visit in advance and choose a date and time slot.

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 the Self-Guided Experience.

PURCHASE TIMED 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 PROGRAMS & TOURS

Get the most out of your visit with an Outdoor Family Experience!

These programs are designed to provide a more in-depth look at some of our most popular heritage buildings. Each Outdoor Family Experience includes a guided tour of select heritage buildings led by a knowledgeable costumed educator.

  • Duration: 1.5 hours
  • Price includes general admission to Black Creek Pioneer Village

CHOOSE FROM THE FOLLOWING:

The World of Delilah Thompson

Delilah Thompson lived and worked at the Half Way House Inn with her family in the 1860s.

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

Enjoy an interactive dramatic performance and a tour of select heritage buildings, as Delilah shares her story of what it was like to grow up in mid-19th century Ontario.

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.

tools on counter of Tinsmith Shop at Black Creek Pioneer Village

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.

PLEASE NOTE: Our Blacksmith Shop is undergoing much-needed restoration at this time and will not be included on this tour.

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 & Tours.

THE SAFETY OF VISITORS AND STAFF IS OUR PRIMARY CONCERN.

Now that Toronto has entered Stage 3, participation in each Outdoor Family Experience will be capped at 20 people.

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?

  • 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!