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Ross Farm Living Museum of Agriculture

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Ross Farm Living Museum of Agriculture Review

A restored 19th-century farm illustrates the evolution of agriculture from 1600 to 1925. The animals are those found on an 1800s farm—draft horses, oxen, and other heritage breeds—and traditional activities such as blacksmithing or spinning are demonstrated. Hands-on programs are regularly scheduled for kids who'd like to help out with the chores. The Peddler's Shop here sells items made in the community.

    Contact Information

  • Address: 4568 Hwy. 12, 30 km (18 miles) northwest of Chester via NS Trunk 3 E, New Ross, NS, B0J 2M0
  • Phone: 902/689–2210; 877/689–2210
  • Cost: C$6, free Sun. 9:30–11 am
  • Hours: May–Oct., daily 9:30–5:30; Nov.–Apr., Wed.–Sun. 9:30–4:30
  • Website:
  • Location: Chester
Updated: 11-15-2013

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