Holiday Happenings at Rochester Hills Museum


There are a couple of fun events coming up at the Rochester Hills Museum:

Santa and Mrs. Claus Visit the Museum

Saturday – December 1st from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Cost:  $4 members and $7 nonmembers

Santa and Mrs. Claus visit the Museum to meet with the children of our community. A wagon ride takes you from the Dairy Barn to the Van Hoosen Farmhouse and delicious fresh baked cookies await you. Bring your camera!

Limited tickets sold each hour and must be purchased in advance – online at or by phone at 248-656-4663.


Old Fashioned Christmas


Saturday – December 15th from 1 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Cost:  $4 members and $7 nonmembers in advance or

$10 at the door.

Come out and experience an old fashioned holiday! Check in at the 1927 Dairy Barn and see the exhibits on old fashioned toys. A wagon ride will take you to the all the Museum buildings for entertainment, crafts, snacks, theatre groups, and chestnuts roasting over an open fire! Tickets can be purchased online at or by phone at 248-656-4663.


Museum Open Hours

Drop in tours are available on Fridays and Saturdays from 1-4 p.m.Toursinclude the 1927 Dairy Barn, orientation video, and local history exhibits, and guided tours of the 1840 Van Hoosen Farmhouse and 1850 Red House. The Museum site is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

Other tour times are available seven days a week for churches, scouts, and any community service club.

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