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Address: 4568 Highway 12, New Ross, Nova Scotia B0J 2M0, Canada
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Wed - Sun 09:00 - 17:00
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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We take you back to a simpler time where the children milk cows by hand,...

We take you back to a simpler time where the children milk cows by hand, where the oxen are seen working in the fields and the sound of a rooster can be heard around the farm! Experience farming as it was all across Nova Scotia by spending a wonderful day here that the whole family will enjoy! For the few hours you spend at Ross Farm you don’t just experience Nova Scotia’s farming history, you live it!

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Great day to do something different!

We visited Ross Farm Museum to do something different. We got to make candles and go for a sleigh ride. Fun time!

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 14 February 2017
Brian H
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

We visited Ross Farm Museum to do something different. We got to make candles and go for a sleigh ride. Fun time!

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Thank Brian H
Halifax, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016

We stopped here for about an hour and a half last August. Gift shop is quite nice and the set up of the farm is relatively easy to get around. Some hilly areas, and walking trails around the property. Plenty of sheep and other animals to see and pet (cows, horses, pigs, cats, chickens (although don't pet them)). The wood... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016

We squeezed our visit into an hour at the end of the day, and still enjoyed it. The staff were especially friendly and eager to help our two 7 year olds enjoy their visit, recruiting them to carry feed to the sheep and lambs and encouraging them to get right in with them.

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Freeport, Maine
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25 reviews
11 attraction reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

Four of us made the trip and it turned out to be a highlight of our trip to Nova Scotia. We were lucky to go in the uncrowded window between Labour Day and school trips. The people who worked on this historical farm were knowledgeable and friendly. Be sure to ask Cameron about Bright and Lion. He was informative and... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

My husband and I along with his parents visited this farm during the very end of the season. The staff was so lovely and took so much time with is explaining all of their skills and trades. It was fascinating to see all of the products they were making and the tools they used to make them. The animals were... More 

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Thank Amy F
RossFarmMuseum, Social Media Manager at Ross Farm Museum, responded to this review

Hi Amy F, We really appreciate you taking the time to share your experience from your visit to the museum. Always glad to hear when we are able to immerse visitors into the history of the farm. Glad you and your husband enjoyed your time with us and hope you can make it back again sometime. Have a great day!... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

Fresh baked scones and jelly, cows to milk and pigs to slop! This was the highlight of our trip. The animals are all very accustomed to human contact, and the kids loved it. They were able to milk the cows, which was new for them, they the beamed with delight at their success. The man was very patient in teaching... More 

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RossFarmMuseum, Social Media Manager at Ross Farm Museum, responded to this review

Hi Mizzenmonkey! Happy to hear you enjoyed your time at the museum, thanks so much for the lovely review. Thanks for visiting and sharing your experience! Matthew Gates Ross Farm Museum More 

Longueuil, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

A nice visit to see how things were done in the past. People dressed in clothes of the time are available to explain how people lived, studied (school), used spinning wheels and baking. We got a freshly baked cookie in the old fashioned stove. Visited where and how the barrels were made and saw the blacksmith shop and mill. The... More 

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RossFarmMuseum, Social Media Manager at Ross Farm Museum, responded to this review

Hi John B, We really appreciate you taking the time to review our museum and for sharing your experience here at the farm. Glad you enjoyed your visit, sorry to hear you weren't able to catch the wagon ride. Hope to see you back in the future! The hockey pucks comment makes me grin, if anything that definitely is evidence... More 

Lunenburg, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016

Every family should bring their children to Ross Farm at least once. The clock is turned back to a much simpler time and place. Farm life with a lesson in what it took to survive before the supermarket and department store. We particularly enjoyed the baby pigs, 15 in one litter. Chickens roam free and of course the horse drawn... More 

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RossFarmMuseum, Social Media Manager at Ross Farm Museum, responded to this review

Hi Roy_Arcon, Thanks so much for taking the time to share your visit to the farm here on TripAdvisor. We are very glad to hear you enjoyed your time here and hope you can make it back for another visit sometime. Have a great day! Matthew Gates Ross Farm Museum More 

Shelburne, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 July 2016

Where else but in a working heritage farm can you take a trip back in time and learn so much? Ross Farm is an enjoyable, enlightening experience. And the nature trail is an added bonus!

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RossFarmMuseum, Public Relations Manager at Ross Farm Museum, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to share your experience and for leaving such a nice review. Very much appreciated! Matthew Gates Ross Farm Museum More 

Bridgewater, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 June 2016 via mobile

Love to visit Ross Farms. Very relaxing to just roam the farm, visit the animals, and Rose Cottage. Also really enjoy the wagon ride.

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RossFarmMuseum, Public Relations Manager at Ross Farm Museum, responded to this review

Thanks for taking time to review your experience, Nancy! We appreciate the nice comments and are glad you enjoyed your visit to the museum. Thanks, Matthew Gates Ross Farm Museum More 

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