Archives & Collections
Rentals of Museum Buildings & Grounds
Stoney Creek Schoolhouse
Road Construction Notice
The Tienken Road Reconstruction project planned for this summer will impact access to the Museum. Please visit the
for detour routes. We apologize for any inconvenience.
for military personnel and their families this summer
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.
Garden Walk & Preview Party
Museum Summer Camp Programs
Environmental Education Programs
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.
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.
to receive email and/or mobile phone updates.
Painting the Past
The Staff of the Rochester Hills Museum at Van Hoosen Farm would like to invite artists to submit paintings of our site or from our Garden Walk event for our 2013 Summer Exhibit.
Garden Walk and Preview Party
This year’s Garden Walk features spectacular gardens that will inspire and delight you.
Rochester Hills Museum to Offer Free Admission to Military Personnel and their Family Members
The Rochester Hills Museum is one of more than 1,800 museums across America to offer free admission to military personnel and their families this summer as part of Blue Star Museums
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Support our museum each time you shop online by visiting the ShopforMuseums.com website. A percentage of your purchase amount is given back to us as a FREE DONATION.
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Michael A. Hartner
Director of Parks and Forestry
Patrick J. McKay
1005 Van Hoosen Rd.
Rochester Hills, MI
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Open to the Public
Friday and Saturday
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
or by appointment
Fri, Jun. 14 - Sat, Aug. 31
Painting the Past Exhibit
Wed, Jun. 19
Garden Walk Preview Party
Thu, Jun. 20
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Rochester Grangers Vintage Base Ball Club
Oakland County Historical Resources
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