Black Creek Pioneer Village

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Location

1000 Murray Ross Parkway Toronto, ON M3J 2P3 Get Directions

Amenities

  • Accessible Features
  • Gift Shop
  • Snack Bar
  • Strollers
  • Baby Change Stations
  • Wheelchairs Available Free of Charge

Activities

Black Creek Pioneer Village is more than a collection of buildings and artifacts. Here, you will become immersed in the lifestyles, customs, and surroundings of early residents who built the foundations for modern Toronto and Ontario, at a crossroads community village typical of those found in the Toronto area during the 1800s.

ADMISSION & HOURS


FINDING YOUR WAY AROUND

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UPCOMING EVENTS

Jul 27 @ 11:00 am – Jul 28 @ 5:00 pm Black Creek Pioneer Village
Come and see the Village as you’ve never seen it before: covered in handmade quilts! Saturday, July 27 & Sunday, July 28, 11:00 to 5:00 pm Explore the Quilt Show! More than 275 traditional and modern...
Aug 17 @ 1:00 pm – 11:00 pm Black Creek Pioneer Village (North Property)
A celebration of music, wellness, culture and heritage! Enjoy this family friendly festival at Black Creek’s North Property featuring: Live performances by international Reggae artists including Mighty Diamonds and Johnny Clark & Big Youth with...
Sep 21 @ 11:00 am – 4:30 pm Black Creek Pioneer Village
Celebrate the Harvest at Black Creek Pioneer Village! Take part in family-friendly harvest-themed activities around the village then follow your nose to the Toronto Mennonite Festival centred around the Town Hall Green. This Mennonite and...
Sep 22 @ 11:00 am – 4:30 pm Black Creek Pioneer Village
Come celebrate the harvest season with some good old-fashioned fun at our Fall Fair! With harvest themed activities, games, contests and more, this Fall Fair is sure to be bushels of fun! Check back soon for...

THE BLACK CREEK EXPERIENCE

As a living history museum, Black Creek Pioneer Village offers one of the richest heritage experiences in the Toronto area.

In the buildings and surrounding gardens and farmyards, you will find historical interpreters and tradespeople in authentic period dress, who will demonstrate and explain for you how people lived, worked and played in mid 19th century rural Ontario.

MAKE THE MOST OF YOUR VISIT

Explore the Village

Let your curiosity be your guide as you explore the landscapes, buildings and the lifestyles of 150 years ago. Don’t forget to ask the interpreters lots of questions along the way. Historic sightseeing at black creek pioneer village

Drop by the Demonstrations and Special Activities

Every day, Black Creek offers demonstrations and activities that showcase rural Ontario life in the mid-1800s. So be ready to join in and ask questions. You will receive a schedule at the admission desk when you arrive.

FIND OUT WHAT’S ON

tinsmithing demonstration at black creek pioneer village

Take a Guided Tour

For those looking for a structured visit, knowledgeable guides are available to take groups on planned tours through the Village. To book your tour guide contact Visitor Services at 416-667-6295. (20 person minimum)

Enjoy Nature

The green landscapes, farm animals, historic gardens and slower pace combine to create a country serenity in the middle of the city. It’s a great place to escape the concrete jungle and savour the seasons. historic sightseeing at black creek pioneer village

Come for the Evening

Our Black Creek Nightlife program offers thrilling after-hours adventures. Check out these unique experiences in our one-of-a-kind setting:

LEARN MORE + BOOK

axe throwing at black creek pioneer village
goat yog at black creek pioneer village
Haunted walk at black creek pioneer village

Go Shopping

The Black Creek Gift Shop & Café stocks many items to enhance your visit to the village. We offer an assortment of village-made products such as hand-woven rugs and tin items from our tinsmith.

Also always in stock is a large supply of old fashioned candy, felted toys and wooden games and toys for the kids.

Come by to see our beautiful items from Canadian and local artisans and jewelers, including many items made from recycled materials.

BROWSE ITEMS

Black creek pioneer village gift shop

See a Performance or Visit a Festival

The Event Pavilion serves as the focal point for festivals and stage performances throughout the operating season. Check the Black Creek Events Calendar for a complete list of the season’s events.

GETTING THERE:
TAKE THE SUBWAY TO THE VILLAGE

Black Creek Pioneer Village is just a 10-minute walk from the new Pioneer Village subway station. history actor in period costume at entrance to pioneer village subway station

Directions from Pioneer Village Station

  • Exit the Subway on the South Side of Steeles (the side York University is on).
  • Walk west along Steeles to Murray Ross Parkway. This should take about 7 minutes. You will pass York University’s football stadium on your left.
  • When you reach the intersection for Murray Ross Parkway you should see a sign for Black Creek Pioneer Village. Cross the street to the west side, then turn left and walk south for about 3 minutes. You will see the entrance for Black Creek Pioneer Village on your right.
  • Click here for driving and more transit directions.

ACCESSIBILITY

  • The main visitors centre building is completely barrier free. There are 12 accessible parking spaces near the entrance to the visitors centre. Inside, there are two accessible washrooms as well as an elevator to access both floors.
  • Within the village, there are approximately seventeen ramps leading in to different buildings with varying levels of accessibility. The event pavilion has two additional accessible washrooms.
  • Please note: Ground conditions in the village vary and may become slippery or muddy in near freezing and rainy weather.

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PARK FEES

Black Creek members enjoy free admission and a host of other benefits.
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Per Person*
Adult (Age 15-59) $15.00
Child (Age 5-14) $11.00
Infant (Age 4 and under) Free (Does not apply for group bookings)
Senior (Age 60+) $12.00
Student (Age 15+ with ID) $12.00
GROUP RATES
Self-guided groups of 20 or more 15% discount per person
PARKING (per car) plus HST
Daily $7.00
Monthly Pass $76.00

* NOTE: General Admission is free to individuals and families every Tuesday after 2:00 p.m.  


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