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Due to hazardous weather conditions, the movie River to River: Iowa's Forgotten Highway 6 will not be shown tonight, February 9th. 

The movie will be scheduled as a double feature on February 16th starting at 7:00 pm. Both movies shown together will last 90 minutes.

The Rochester Hills Museum at Van Hoosen Farm will be closed for drop in hours in January and February, 2018. We will reopen on Friday, March 2, 2018 for drop in tours.
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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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Ken Elwert, CPRE
Parks & Natural Resources Director

Pat McKay
Patrick J. McKay
Museum Manager

Ph: 248.656.4663

1005 Van Hoosen Rd. 
Rochester Hills, MI

Museum closed for
drop-in tours
January & February 2018

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General Admission
Free for Members
Non-Member Adults $5.00
Students/Seniors $3.00

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