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Ross Farm Museum

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Open today: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
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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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Hours Today: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
4568 Highway 12, New Ross, Nova Scotia B0J 2M0, Canada
+1 877-689-2210
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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 K.C.NovaScotia
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
Reviewed October 9, 2017

A short jaunt from Halifax, the Ross Farm Museum is a great immersive experience for both young and old. Go on a wagon ride or nature walk, visit the Cooper and Blacksmith (sometimes the same man!), meet the team of oxen, see many farm animals...More

Thank theseoldroads
Reviewed September 3, 2017 via mobile

This is a great day trip about an hour or so from Halifax. We happened to visit on the one weekend a year when you can participate in fun hands-on activities such as quill writing, leather punching, iron work in the blacksmith shop and taffy...More

Thank peispud66
Reviewed September 2, 2017

This was a great place to visit. You can walk around the grounds and watch people in period costume do their work. The interpreters are very knowledgeable and are happy to answer any questions. Go on a nice day as you'll be outside quite a...More

Thank MP0721
Reviewed August 23, 2017 via mobile

The Ross Farm was a great way to spend a few hours. We have three young daughters (ages 6, 4, and 1) and they had a great time running around and observing the way life was hundreds of years ago. As adults we loved being...More

Thank Fraley21
Reviewed July 12, 2017

We loved this place! We took my daughter, 13 and were hesitant that it would be geared too young for her. She thought it was great! There was ample parking. You walk in through the museum store. We used the museum pass for admission. There...More

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March 6, 2018|
Response from K.C.NovaScotia | 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