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The Museum will Open for Drop in Tours beginning March 6th 
In the meantime, we are open for scheduled tours, programs, wedding questions, special events, rentals, and appointments.
Please contact us at 248.656.4663 or by email


Upcoming Programs
Maple Syrup Program &
Pancake Breakfast

Program Details & Registration
Mission Statement
Because appreciation of the present is enhanced by understanding the past, the Rochester Hills Museum at Van Hoosen Farm interprets, preserves and collects the history of the greater Rochester area for present and future generations.

Vision Statement
The museum is the primary site for learning about and preserving the history of the greater Rochester area in Oakland County, Michigan, as a representative of similar communities throughout Michigan.
 
Museum Overview
Located in Stoney Creek Village, which is listed in the National Register of Historic Places, this 16-acre museum complex was home to the Taylor and Van Hoosen families dating back to 1823. It features structures original to the property from 1840 to the early 20th century.

Presented in a restored 1927 dairy barn are well-designed and informative exhibits highlighting the settlement, agriculture, industry and cultural evolution of this community. The museum serves as the repository for artifacts and archives related to the greater Rochester area and offers access for research.

Video Orientation & Tour
Spend a few minutes taking a video orientation and tour of the Rochester Hills Museum at Van Hoosen Farm.

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