Buildings at the Markham Museum, March 2000
Established in 1971 as a co-operative effort between the City, Markham Historical Society and the Markham Lions Club, Markham Museum has been collecting and interpreting the area’s history for almost 30 years. The 25-acre site combines both a heritage village and modern exhibit buildings to offer visitors a broad range of interactive activities to explore Markham’s past.
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Special Features of the Museum include:
- Land Transportation exhibit housed in a replica of the Markham Carriage Works, featuring one of Ontario’s finest carriage collections;
- Agricultural Implement Exhibit;
- 17 Restored Heritage Buildings;
- City of Markham Archives;
- Special exhibits;
- Railway exhibit featuring a restored station and railway cars;
- Guided Tours;
- Hands-on-house, a log cabin where visitors can handle artafacts.
Scenes from the Markham Museum and Historic Village
Carriage Exhibit, exterior
Altona Cider Mill
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