Black Creek Pioneer Village

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


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


While we’re currently closed to the public, you can still explore Black Creek Pioneer Village from home. LEARN MORE.

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.




map of black creek pioneer village  


Jul 1 @ 11:00 am – 5:00 pm Black Creek Pioneer Village
Celebrate Canada Day at Black Creek Pioneer Village! Get a taste of Canada as it was at the time of Confederation. Enjoy the entertainment of the time, including toe tapping music, live performances, and old-time...
Jul 25 @ 11:00 am – Jul 26 @ 5:00 pm Black Creek Pioneer Village
  Mark your calendars for a day of colour and creativity! The last week of July, Black Creek Pioneer Village will be adorned with hundreds of hand-crafted quilts! July 25-26 Discover the beauty and craftsmanship...
Sep 19 @ 10:00 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 20 @ 11:00 am – 4:30 pm Black Creek Pioneer Village
Participate in a festive day of competition, play, and discovery! Join a pie eating contest or participate in a friendly spelling bee. Challenge your family to relay races and carnival toss games. Get up close...


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.


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.


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:


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.


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.


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.


  • 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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