Another season has come and gone, and we are ready to buckle down and begin planning for next season! Most of the animals have returned home, to their farms. The sheep, however, continue to roam the pastures (though not for much longer – the temperature is dropping quickly!), and the farm will remain home to our chickens and ducks. Although the museum is closed for the season, we do hold several events throughout the Winter. If you would like to stay in the loop of upcoming news and events, sign up for our newsletter. You will find a newsletter signup near the bottom of this page. Read More →
Welcome To The Cole Harbour Heritage Farm Museum
The Cole Harbour Heritage Farm Museum is a community museum dedicated to preserving and interpreting Cole Harbour's agricultural past, and to developing understanding of plants, animals and farming today. It is owned and operated by the Cole Harbour Rural Heritage Society, a registered charity which relies heavily on community support, volunteers and donations. ADMISSION IS BY DONATION so plan to come often and reconnect with your rural roots!
The Farm Museum is open seven days a week from May 15 to October 15. Throughout the winter months we are open by appointment for research, resources and enquiries.
ADMISSION IS BY DONATION.
Join us at the Cole Harbour Heritage Farm Museum for a one day “Introduction to Blacksmithing”. The workshop takes place inside our historic Blacksmith Shop, a working shop developed within one of the site’s original heritage barns. The workshop gets underway at 9am. You’ll start with a brief presentation by the Blacksmith (fresh coffee provided!) on the process of blacksmithing and the role of the Blacksmith in the community. Once you’ve completed the presentation you will head to the forge where, under the instruction and guidance of the Blacksmith, you will create your own project to take home (project has been pre-selected to optimize learning outcomes). This workshop is tailored to adults, 18+ only. There will be a one hour break for lunch; please plan to brown bag it (there are also food services available in very close proximity to the … Read More →
On November 25th from 11am to 3pm, The Harris and Giles House will be filled with holiday gifts and crafts. The Farm Museum’s bake table will feature scrumptious treats from CHRHS members as well as the farm kitchen. All crafts are locally handmade by the vendor. Scones, fresh from the oven, available all day! Free Admission, hot spiced cider available. All vendor tables are currently occupied. Thank you for your interest! For more information, contact: email@example.com Read More →