Lang Pioneer Village Museum

Record #: SHA0946
Last Modified: 27 Nov 2023
Last Full Update: 08 Nov 2023


Description (Service) This 25 acre site is a living history museum complete with lanes and pathways, farm animals, rail and stump fences, vegetable and herb gardens, and other authentic details of a 19th-century hamlet. Set between two historic mills (The Lang Grist Mill and Hope Saw Mill) the village is home to over 30 restored buildings from 1800-1900.

Highlights include:
  • Historic Interpreters perform daily chores, trades and pastimes - dressed in authentic historical costumes
  • Aabnaabin Camp and Exhibit Gallery where visitors can learn about the impact that settlement had on local indigenous people
  • The Village is home to the S.W. Lowry Weaver Shop and Jacquard Loom Interpretive Centre featuring an original and reproduction Jacquard loom
  • The Lang Grist Mill (1846) is still in operation - where visitors can watch wheat ground into flour and take some home for baking
  • The museum runs a variety of Special events, workshops, and programming throughout the year
  • Curriculum-based educational programs are offered for school groups, day camp programs, and group tours
  • Home to the Peterborough County Agricultural Heritage Building, the site can also be rented for filming, weddings, reunions, meetings and private events

Service Details

Hours Visit website for details
Areas Served Ontario ; Peterborough ; Peterborough (County of)
Eligibility Youth under the age of 12 must volunteer with a parent/guardian.
Application Volunteers require an application. Contact for more information.
Languages English; French
Fees Admission

Address and Location

Located In Community Otonabee-South Monaghan
Address & Map
104 Lang Rd
Otonabee-South Monaghan, ON
Canada K0L 2G0
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Physical Access Partially Accessible - Parking - Useable, Entrance - Useable, Washroom - Useable

Contact Information

Office Phone 705-295-6694
Toll Free Phone 1-866-289-5264
Fax 705-295-6644
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Volunteer Coordinator Email:
Mailing Address c/o County of Peterborough; 470 Water St 
Peterborough, ON 
Canada K9H 3M3


Categories Museums
Category Group Arts / Culture

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