Lang Pioneer Village Museum

104 Lang Road, Keene, Ontario K0L 2G0

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Lang Pioneer Village Museum, Ontario, Canada

Lang Pioneer Village Museum

Lang Pioneer Village Museum

Established in 1967, and operated by the County of Peterborough, Lang Pioneer Village Museum is a living history museum. The Museum features over 25 restored and recreated building, many of which were donated from the surrounding townships. The Village is complete with lanes and pathways, farm animals, vegetable and herb gardens and other authentic details of a 19th-century hamlet. The Village houses a collection of over 26,000 artifacts.

What to do at Lang Pioneer Village Museum?

Attractions and things to do at Lang Pioneer Village Museum




Step back 200 years in time at Lang Pioneer Village Museum!

Learn how life was once through the costumed interpreters who roam the picturesque village demonstrating the life and trades of a settler in the 1800’s.

Explore the original 1800’s buildings like David Fife’s 1820’s log cabin, fully-operational Lang Grist Mill, and the S. W. Lowry Weaver Shop & Jacquard Loom Interpretive Centre which houses one of only a handful of authentic Jacquard looms on display in North America.

Fife cabin, Lang Pioneer Village Museum

Fife cabin, Lang Pioneer Village Museum

Every day at Lang Pioneer Village Museum is unique, filled with hands-on activities and themed demonstrations. Throughout the summer season, there is a variety of themed programs and activities.

During your tour of the historic village (July & August), stop and enjoy a steaming cup of tea and a freshly baked treat in the Keene Hotel.

Shop at the Museum store for an eclectic selection of gifts and locally-crafted items.

Look no further for a picturesque venue for your next gathering ! Rent locations in Lang Pioneer Village Museum for weddings and other events.

Who will enjoy the attraction the best?

Lang Pioneer Village is for  all ages. There are a variety of activities, demonstrations and features that will appeal to every member of the family.

When to visit Lang Pioneer Village Museum?

Lang Pioneer Village Museum Hours / Timing

Lang Pioneer Village Museum

Lang Pioneer Village Museum

Spring:

Tuesday after Victoria Day to Father’s Day | Open Monday to Friday from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM

2016 – Opening Day : May 24

Summer:

Father’s Day to Labour Day | Open daily from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM

Fall:

Tuesday after Labour Day to the end of October
Open for Fall Colour Tours- Pre-booking is required
The Museum is also open for some fall events.

Events – Schedule

Time required to visit 

It takes about 2 hours to thoroughly tour the Village and fully enjoy the demonstrations and interpretations by the costumed interpreters.

How much will it cost to visit Lang Pioneer Village Museum?

Lang Pioneer Village General Admission Tickets

Adults:  $8.00
Students/Seniors: $7.00
Youths (ages 5-14): $4.00
Under 5 – Free
Family (includes 2 adults and up to 4 youths): $20.00

Admission for certain events varies.

Types of payment accepted

Mastercard, Visa, Cash, Interac

How to get tickets?

Admission can be paid at the front desk upon arrival or in advance from the website. 

How to get to Lang Pioneer Village Museum?

Lang Pioneer Village Location & Directions

Lang Pioneer Village Museum is located just 10 minutes east of Peterborough on the shores of the Historic Indian River.

From Peterborough:

 Lang Pioneer Village Museum

Lang Pioneer Village Museum

Travel 10 km east of Peterborough on Highway 7, then south on County Road 34 (Heritage Line) for 6 km. Watch for the signs.

From Port Hope:
Travel north on County Road 28 to Bailieboro. Turn right on County Road 2 and follow to Keene. At Keene, turn north on County Road 34 (Heritage Line) and follow for 4 km. Watch for the signs.

From Lindsay:
Travel east on Highway 7, then south on County Road 10 to Cavan. Head east on Highway 7A to the Highway 115 interchange. Follow Highway 115 north to north east of Peterborough. Proceed along Highway 7 east to County Road 34 (Heritage Line) and head south for 6 km. Watch for the signs.




From Cobourg & Belleville:
From Highway 401, travel north on Highway 45 to Hastings then west on County Road 2. At Keene, turn north on County Road 34 (Heritage Line) and follow for 4 km. Watch for the signs.

From Toronto:
Travel Highway 401 east to Highway 115/35 and follow north to Peterborough. Proceed along Highways 7 east to County Road 34 (Heritage Line) for 6 km. Watch for the signs.

For detailed directions, see the map tab above.

GPS Coordinates: 44.274221, -78.169836

Parking
There is ample parking available at the Museum and parking is free

What about Amenities & Accessibility at Lang Pioneer Village Museum?

Amenities

Wheelchair accessible washrooms are available in the Visitor Centre. Baby change tables are located within the wheelchair accessible stalls.

Dining Options

Mill, Lang Pioneer Village Museum

Mill, Lang Pioneer Village Museum

There is a Food Booth on-site where refreshment, snacks and BBQ items are available for purchase. There is also a picnic shelter located in front of the historic village for visitors who would like to bring their own picnic lunch.

Accommodation

None on site.

Elmhirst’s Resort in located in Keene, just minutes down the road from Lang Pioneer Village Museum. There are also a number of hotels located just 10 minutes west of the Museum in Peterborough.

Accessibility

Most of the historic village is wheelchair accessible however certain buildings are not due to their age.

Other Information

Pets are allowed but we ask owners to be responsible and clean up after them.

Tips to make the visit memorable

Dress in comfortable footwear and weather-appropriate clothing.

Please remember that the Village is an outdoor museum and set up in a fashion that is typical of a 19th-century settlement.

Give yourself lots of time.

Bring your questions : Our historical interpreters are knowledgeable and willing to answer any question you may have.

Break up your day with lunch : Enjoy a BBQ lunch at our Food Booth or pack your own picnic lunch to eat under our picnic shelter or at any number of picnic tables in front of the Village.

Most importantly: Have fun!

All images © Lang Pioneer Village Museum

Historic Walks of Lang
Historic Walks of Lang

104 Lang Road, Keene, Ontario K0L 2G0

Date: July 10, 2015 To August 28, 2015

Timing: 12:00 AM To 11:59 PM

Pop Culture Days
Pop Culture Days

104 Lang Road, Keene, Ontario K0L 2G0

Date: July 21, 2015 To August 3, 2015

Timing: 12:00 AM To 11:59 PM

Harvest Celebration Days
Harvest Celebration Days

104 Lang Road, Keene, Ontario K0L 2G0

Date: August 22, 2015 To August 29, 2015

Timing: 12:00 AM To 11:59 PM

Fall Colour Tours
Fall Colour Tours

104 Lang Road, Keene, Ontario K0L 2G0

Date: September 8, 2015 To October 9, 2015

Timing: 12:00 AM To 11:59 PM

Lang Celebrates Confederation: Dominion Day
Lang Celebrates Confederation: Dominion Day

104 Lang Road, Keene, Ontario K0L 2G0

Date: July 1, 2016 To July 1, 2016

Timing: 10:00 AM To 4:00 PM

Annual Antique & Classic Car Show
Annual Antique & Classic Car Show

104 Lang Road, Keene, Ontario K0L 2G0

Date: July 10, 2016 To July 10, 2016

Timing: 12:00 AM To 11:59 PM

Historic All Hallows’ Eve
Historic All Hallows’ Eve

104 Lang Road, Keene, Ontario K0L 2G0

Date: October 28, 2016 To October 29, 2016

Timing: 12:00 AM To 11:59 PM

Christmas by Candlelight
Christmas by Candlelight

104 Lang Road, Keene, Ontario K0L 2G0

Date: December 3, 2016 To December 4, 2016

Timing: 12:00 AM To 11:59 PM

Father’s Day Smoke & Steam Show
Father’s Day Smoke & Steam Show

Lang Pioneer Village Museum, 104 Lang Road, Keene

Date: June 18, 2017 To June 18, 2017

Timing: 12:00 AM To 11:59 PM

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