Youth (16 and under) are FREE in 2015! So bring the entire family and enjoy the fresh air and the delicious aroma of simmering maple syrup, as you set off into the woods in search of sweet adventure at the annual Maple Sugar Festival Mar. 21, 22, 28 & 29.
Start your visit at the Nature Center and walk on the Maple History Trail. As you hike through the recently expanded sugarbush you'll see more trees tapped with modern tubing and stop at stations to see how collecting sap has changed over time.
Maple syrup is one of the oldest natural sweeteners in North America, and “boiling down” was arguably the only sugar refining process available to Native Americans and early settlers in the north. After you visit the maple sugar camp, head out to the Historic Village and:
(Also available March 8, 14 & 15) Before or after enjoying the day at our Maple Sugaring event, come join us for a delicious pancake breakfast with real maple syrup! The breakfast is served from 9 a.m.. to 1 p.m.. on each day of the event. Breakfast includes unlimited pancakes & sausage served with real maple syrup, milk, juice, coffee, tea & hot cocoa.
Adult $10; Youth (16 and under) & Museum Members FREE*
*Pancake breakfast not included in free admission to the fesitval.
Adult $8.50; Youth (4-16) $6.50; Children (3 & under) FREE
There is no Museum Member discount for the Pancake Breakfast
Photography Credit: Sharon Dentice & Brian Nagel
Except for special events, the museum is now CLOSED until the season opens May 9. Village & nature center trails are now open 10 am-4 pm weekends.