Save the Flags on Veterans Day

Rochester Hills Museum at Van Hoosen Farm is presenting Save the Flags The Rochester Hills Museum at Van Hoosen Farm will be presenting Save the Flags on Thursday, November 10 at 7:00 p.m. in honor of Veterans Day. Admission is free for Veterans and members of the Rochester Hills Museum. For non members, admission is $5 for adults and $3 for seniors and students. Matt VanAcker, Director of the State Capitol Tour Guide and Information Service and Co-Chair of Save The Flags will be speaking … [Read more...]

Rochester Hills Museum at Van Hoosen Farm presents ‘Fascinating Frogs and Toads’

The Rochester Hills Museum at Van Hoosen Farm will be presenting 'Fascinating Frogs and Toads' on Saturday, May 31 from 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. at Riverbend Park in Rochester Hills. Admission is free for members of the Rochester Hills Museum. For non-members, admission is $5 for adults, $3 for seniors and students. Ages 5 and up are welcome. Guests will be learning the differences between frogs and toads and what role they play in the ecosystem. Fascinating Frogs will include a story, craft, … [Read more...]

Rochester Hills Museum to host Michigan Heritage Series on Friday evenings in March

The Rochester Hills Museum at Van Hoosen Farm will be hosting a series of Friday evening programs in March that explore the wildlife and maritime history we have in Michigan. Programs begin at 7:00 p.m. Admission is free for Museum members, $3 students and seniors, and $5 for adults. Refreshments will be served. To register please call 248.656.4663 or email at rhmuseum@rochesterhills.org March 14 - Michigan’s Live Birds of Prey Joe Rogers and the Wildlife Recovery Association will be … [Read more...]

Rochester Hills Museum at Van Hoosen Farm presents Winter Animal Adaptations

The Rochester Hills Museum at Van Hoosen Farm will be presenting Winter Animal Adaptations on Saturday, December 28 at 1:00 p.m at Bloomer Park. Admission is free for Museum members. For non-members, admissions is $5 for adults and $3 for seniors and students. Ages 6 and up are welcome. This nature program will teach guests how Michigan’s wildlife adapts to the winter. Come dressed for the weather as this program includes a hike to look for animal homes, tracks, and wildlife. To register for … [Read more...]

Rochester Hills Museum to host Church Tour

The Rochester Hills Museum at Van Hoosen Farm will be hosting a tour of churches in the center of our community on Monday, October 28, 2013.  Tour cost is $25 for Museum members and $30 for nonmembers and includes lunch. Registration and payment is available through the Museum website at www.rochesterhills.org/musprograms and must be done by Monday, October 21. The tour begins at St. Mark’s Orthodox, then continues to Covenant Christian Church, Rochester Church of Christ (lunch) and finishes … [Read more...]

Rochester Hills Museum at Van Hoosen Farm is Presenting Wild in the City!

The Rochester Hills Museum at Van Hoosen Farm will be presenting Wild in the City! on Saturday, September 28 from 1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the Museum. Admission is free for members of the Rochester Hills Museum. The cost for non-members is $5 for adults and $3 for seniors. We will learn about our local wildlife and how we can appreciate and live with them. Guests are also encouraged to bring their specific wildlife questions. To register for Wild in the City! call (248) 656-4663 or e-mail … [Read more...]

Come learn about “The Water We Share”

The Rochester Hills Museum at Van Hoosen Farm will be presenting “The Water We Share” on Saturday, August 10 from 1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the Museum. Admission is free for members of the Rochester Hills Museum. For non-members, admission is $5 for adults and $3 for seniors and students. Ages 5 and up are welcome. We will be learning about the importance of water for plants, wildlife, and humans. Guests are encouraged to wear bathing suits and water shoes because we are going to be … [Read more...]

Bug out with ‘Amazing Insects’

The Rochester Hills Museum at Van Hoosen Farm will be presenting Amazing Insects on Saturday, July 27 from 1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the museum. Admission is free for members of the Rochester Hills Museum. For non-members admissions is $5 for adults and $3 for seniors and students. Ages 5 and up are welcome. Guests will be learning about the benefits and problems associated with our insect neighbors through fun games and an insect hunt. To register for Amazing Insects call (248) … [Read more...]

Adventure Camp comes to Bloomer Park

The Rochester Hills Museum at Van Hoosen Farm will be presenting Adventure Camp at Bloomer Park on Monday, August 12 through Thursday, August 15th. The cost of the camp is $120 for Members of the Rochester Hills Museum and $135 for non-members. This camp is for children ages 11-15 and includes an overnight camp-out at Bloomer Park on Wednesday, August 14. Some of the activities and skills campers will enjoy are wilderness survival, a scavenger hunt, plaster-of-Paris animal tracks, … [Read more...]

Take a walking tour of Rochester’s “Church” Street

The Rochester Hills Museum at Van Hoosen Farm will be hosting a tour of church locations that were once located along one street in downtown Rochester – Walnut Street - on Sunday, July 21 from 2:00 – 3:30 p.m. The tour will start at the St. Andrew Catholic Church location – the parking lot at Third and Walnut and tour guides will discuss church locations and existing buildings. Teenagers of the ‘50s and ‘60s who attended these churches will be available to share their memories of Sunday … [Read more...]