April 12, 2022
This summer, take a road trip back in time and experience life in the 19th century.
Morrisburg, ON — One of the largest living-history museums in Canada returns for the 2022 season, inviting guests to step back in time to 1866 and experience 19th century rural village life. Upper Canada Village offers an immersive experience with more than 40 historic buildings, traditional trades, farming, music, and 19th century social life. Starting today, April 12, guests can now book their tickets online for the 2022 Upper Canada Village season.
Every day, Upper Canada Village is brought to life by historical interpreters who use their unique skills to demonstrate daily life in the 1860s with such activities as blacksmithing, tinsmithing, cabinet-making, printing, weaving, spinning, dressmaking, and traditional food preparation and cooking. Farmers raise heritage breeds of livestock and run horse-powered machinery. Harnessing water and steam power, the Woolen Mill, Grist Mill, and Sawmill, process wool, grain, and logs into yarn, flour, and lumber for the community. Products made in the Village can be purchased in the Village Store, including the guest-favourite, fresh-baked bread from the wood fired oven, available daily.
Visiting the Village
Upper Canada Village opens May 21 for the 2022 season and runs until September 18. Tickets are available for purchase online now at www.UpperCanadaVillage.com and purchasing tickets prior to arrival is highly recommended.
About Upper Canada Village
Depicting life in a rural English Canadian setting during the year 1866, Upper Canada Village is one of the largest living-history museums in Canada. It was founded in 1961 and features more than 40 historic buildings, many of which were moved to the Village from the “Lost Villages” to preserve them prior to the flooding for the St. Lawrence Seaway development project. Talented historical interpreters bring these buildings to life every day, recreating traditional trades, farming, music, and 19th century social life – creating an immersive guest experience that makes every visit to the Village different from the last.
About St. Lawrence Parks Commission
The St. Lawrence Parks Commission, an agency of the Government of Ontario, operates facilities stretching from Kingston to the Quebec border, including Upper Canada Village, Fort Henry National Historic Site of Canada (and a UNESCO World Heritage Site); Kingston Pen Tours, Crysler Park Marina, Upper Canada Golf Course, Upper Canada Migratory Bird Sanctuary and 10 campgrounds and 6 beach day-use picnic areas including the Long Sault and Thousand Islands Parkways.
To learn more, visit www.parks.on.ca.
Manager, Guest Relations and Corporate Communications
St. Lawrence Parks Commission
Upper Canada Village