A recent blog by Canadian-owned online travel agency FlightNetwork has included the Farm Museum in an eclectic list of cultural hotspots in the Halifax area. The list includes a variety of galleries, shops, events and museums. Take a look! As seen in Flightnetwork’s Article – 13 Cultural Hotspots You Must See In Halifax 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.
Save the date! Our Spring Dinner and Auction Fundraiser 2020 will take place on Saturday, April 4 at Brightwood Golf and Country Club.
See the event page for more details!
Introduction to Blacksmithing Workshop
One of our most popular offerings, the Introduction to Blacksmithing Workshop will have you spending a day in the forge with our Blacksmith, Kevin Thomas. Learn about the history and art of blacksmithing, and go home with your very own completed project! Click the link below for full details and to register.
Upcoming dates for 2020 are:
- March 20, 2020 (Sold Out)
- April 23, 2020 (Registration opens March 2)
- May 23, 2020
Tickets are $109 each, and are made available through Eventbrite a month prior to the individual workshop.
Save the date! Our 15th Annual Dinner & Auction Fundraiser will be held on Saturday, April 4th at the Brightwood Golf and Country Club. This event provides much of the core funds needed to support the upcoming season of the Farm Museum, to: grow our gardens, care for our farm animals, provide learning opportunities for children, and work experience for youth. All in all, helping to make the Farm come to life! It’s a fun evening, including a silent auction, a three-course roast turkey dinner (vegetarian options available upon request), and a live auction of our biggest donation items! Tickets are $50/person and are available at the Farm Museum Monday-Friday, 10am-4pm, or can be purchased through Eventbrite at this Read More →
An extra special day on the Farm! Come and enjoy a celebration of all things wool and fibre. The day includes sheep shearing demonstrations, a colourful fibre marketplace, lots of hands-on demonstrations, a children’s discovery area and the Frolic Grill. We will also have the grand opening of the museum’s new wool and fibre exhibit! Admission by donation. Read More →