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Historic Bovaird House

563 Bovaird Drive East, Brampton, Ontario L6V 3W7, Canada
+1 905-874-2804
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Small but interesting historical home

A little piece of history in Brampton. Volunteers dress in period clothing and conduct tours of... read more

Reviewed 2 April 2017
Toronto, Canada
Exciting Trip Into Brampton's Past

No trip to Brampton should be without an excursion to Bovaird House. Recreation of a 19th-century... read more

Reviewed 30 August 2016
Brampton, Canada
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563 Bovaird Drive East, Brampton, Ontario L6V 3W7, Canada
+1 905-874-2804
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Reviewed 2 April 2017

A little piece of history in Brampton. Volunteers dress in period clothing and conduct tours of the house. They have event during the year; for example, Christmas craft sale, Mother Day tea, Dessert by Lamplight. I recently enjoyed the Dessert by Lamplight event with friends.

Thank The_Reisender
Reviewed 30 August 2016

No trip to Brampton should be without an excursion to Bovaird House. Recreation of a 19th-century farm, authentic.

Thank qualteam
Reviewed 6 July 2016

This is a lovely old home from the past which is full of history. It is well looked after by mostly volunteers who dress and play the part. They do it very well and spend many hours of their precious time at the House. There...More

Thank John G
Reviewed 17 February 2016

Great artifacts, excellent in formation from the guide. I was able to take photos of the artifacts. Parking space is available. I thoroughly enjoyed the visit to Bovaird House. I was fascinated to learn that the Bovaird Family still lives in the area and they...More

1  Thank helmut72traveller
Reviewed 15 November 2015

Open to the public historic house in the centre of north brampton. Demomstrates what historical family life was like.

1  Thank chickandbeast
Reviewed 17 September 2015

I hate to say this but what a waste of time. Yes it's a historical home in Brampton what does that really mean . I don't think any politician in Brampton understand the word historic. Brampton has become an absolute nightmare in the last 10...More

5  Thank mie2007
Reviewed 18 July 2015

A little hidden gem takes you back in time to 1850. A museum own by the City of Brampton but run by volunteers. Mother's Day tea in Mossie's Farm kitchen is a sold out 2 weekend event every year. Keep a eye out on the...More

2  Thank deborah j
Reviewed 8 January 2014

Old fashioned tea room, small menu, but unique atmosphere. Good parking. Turn back time there is no heat in the house so don't go on a cold day. They have special days like Mother's Day brunch.

1  Thank Sparkyont
Reviewed 11 October 2013

Although I am a volunteer at the HBH, I was a visitor before I joined. The experience at the house one of a guided tour throughout the house, from the basement, (yes it was built with a basement and you'll love the history there), to...More

2  Thank takemeaway223
Reviewed 6 September 2013

Bovaird House is a good example of a farmhouse that was lived in in the past and has been restored to enable upcoming generations to experience what life was like in that time period. With excellent volunteers with information that will transport you back in...More

Thank BramptonWayfarer
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