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Ross Farm Museum

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Open Now: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
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One of a kind museum

I love this museum. It is near and dear to my heart. You can make a day of it with the kids... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
New Ross, Canada
A step into the past

One of our favorite places to visit. There is always something new going on and something to... read more

Reviewed October 18, 2018
Nova Scotia, Canada
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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...more
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4568 Highway 12, New Ross, Nova Scotia B0J 2M0, Canada
+1 877-689-2210
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I love this museum. It is near and dear to my heart. You can make a day of it with the kids! Have a ride on the horse pulled wagon!

Thank ricshaleopold
Reviewed October 18, 2018 via mobile

One of our favorite places to visit. There is always something new going on and something to interest all age groups. The treats at Rosebank cottage are always a delicious bonus. The little picnic area on the edge of Lake Lawson has a stunning view...More

Thank areid321
Reviewed September 13, 2018 via mobile

We are so glad we took the time to stop and tour this phenomenal farm. The docents are in period costume, but more interesting was the fact that they are truly working the farm, not just actors playing a part. This is the original farm...More

1  Thank Leaislandgirl
Reviewed September 9, 2018 via mobile

Not an extensive museum, but they do well with their living history interpreters. Lots if farm animals, machinery & growing vegetables to keep kids (& adults) interested. The horse & buggy ride was the best. I am told to come back when there is snow...More

Thank JeremiahSSNS
Reviewed August 29, 2018

The museum is well worth the short detour from the main tourist routes. See a slice of Nova Scotia history brought to life by a friendly, talented staff. The out-of-the-way setting is perfect. Not only is it tremendously scenic with panoramic views across the rolling...More

Thank TorontoJK
Reviewed July 10, 2018 via mobile

My husband and I loved this place and spent many hours taking it all in. It's fun to feel like you are back in time and seeing how a family lived back then. Many impressive demonstrations to see and learn from. Staff were very engaging,...More

Thank Shelby Chadwick H
Reviewed July 2, 2018

Going here as a kid was always great, its like going back in time. Taking my kids here was fun because I got the chance to show them how things were done back when Great Nanny was their age. My daughter likes all the animals...More

1  Thank Joshua E
Reviewed November 8, 2017

This is such a great place to visit. The day we were there we were able to make pieces of art for an upcoming display in the history museum. I always love to visit the farm and take a casual walk around. The cooper is...More

Thank wendywalters
Reviewed October 26, 2017

After living most of my life in Nova Scotia, I am ashamed to admit I have never been here until now. Stopping in on a beautiful Autumn day, we had the museum to ourselves. Some of the displays were closed, but what was available was...More

Thank Karen C
Reviewed October 25, 2017

We went to Ross Farm on a beautiful day and loved the experience. There was much to see. Animals, old farm equipment and souvenirs. The staff were very friendly and informative. Loved the horse and buggy ride through the farm. Would definitely go again. Lots...More

Thank Donna O
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March 6, 2018|
Response from Karen C | Reviewed this property |
There is a restaurant called Pheasant's Pantry, not far away. Have not eaten there so can't comment. At Ross Farm, they only offer coffee, cookies and if I remember correctly, there was a fridge with bottled water, etc... More