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Rochester Hills Museum at Van Hoosen Farm closed for drop-in hours in January and February, 2017
We will reopen on Friday, March 3, 2017 for drop-in tours.
For more information on the temporary closure, please click
Just like the workers in these archival images from the Museum's collection, the Museum staff will be working to get the buildings ready for
March 3rd reopening!
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.
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.
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premiere is SOLD OUT. Please stay turned for an announcement on when this documentary will be airing on Detroit PBS in December.
Director of Parks &Forestry
Patrick J. McKay
1005 Van Hoosen Rd.
Rochester Hills, MI
Closed to the Public
For Drop-In Tours
Free for Members
Non-Member Adults $5.00
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