Moreston Heritage Village
Grand Opening on June 25 and then open daily through Labour Day! Moreston is also the scene of pioneer children's and school programming, as well as a variety of events throughout the year such as Maple Sugar Moon, Pratie Oaten, and Moreston by Candlelight. View the Moreston Photo Gallery.
Please note that due to the historic nature of the buildings, some are not fully accessible. The site itself, the Blacksmith Shop, the Barn, the Sawmill, the Bandstand, the Engine Works and the main area of the Garage and Schoolhouse are all accessible. For health and safety reasons, on days with a high humidex/heat warning, the period buildings will be closed.
A variety of programs in different seasons.
All fulfill curriculum requirements. These
are a very popular programs. Book early
to avoid disappointment.
Step back in time and get an early "sneak
peek" of Moreston, Heritage Village.
Celebrate pioneer heritage at the opening
of Heritage Village, Moreston!
Each summer, we are pleased to offer
our KidsCamp program. One of the
most popular themes is Pioneers.
Participants dress in period costume
and participate in various aspects of
pioneer daily living.
Enjoy a scavenger hunt in the pastoral
surroundings of the Period Village:
June 25 - September 5, 2016. This
activity is geared toward younger
children with the help of an adult.
We need volunteers to help depict pioneer
life throughout Moreston for our busy
summer season. We are also looking for
volunteers to sew costumes.
We appreciate the support of members of
our community, organizations and
individuals alike, who breathe life into
Moreston. Thank you!
Learn about how engines work, or just
check out the kings of steam!
A single-story, cedar log structure which
is interpreted as a 1840s blacksmith shop.
86' x 56' barn originally framed in 1907 that
houses a collection of primarily horse-
drawn farm vehicles and agricultural
A one-and-a-half-story wood framed
house, originally built in 1892.
A one-and-a-quarter-story cedar log
house orginally constructed circa 1843.
A single-story log structure with a storage
loft which was built from salvaged log
buildings dating from the 1840s to 1850s.
A board and batten structure with office
area, service bays, and grease pit which
displays vintage automotive equipment.
A replica of a 19th century sawmill which
houses a 48" circular saw. Please note
that this building is under renovation and is
currently closed to the public.
A timber-framed structure made from
reclaimed timbers. This is a functioning
An octagonal structure with a cupola
which is used for local musicians, actors,
theatre companies, and dancers to display
Lovingly built to replicate a 1920s rural
schoolhouse and furnished with vintage