Rochester Hills Museum At Van Hoosen Farm

Rochester Hills Museum At Van Hoosen Farm

The museum is the primary site for learning about and preserving the history of the greater Rochester area in Oakland County, Michigan, as a representative of similar communities throughout Michigan. Located in Stoney Creek Village, which is listed in the National Register of Historic Places, this 16-acre museum complex was home to Taylor and Van Hoosen families dating back to 1823. It features structures original to the property from 1840 to the early 20th century. Presented in a restored 1927 Dairy Barn are well-designed and informative exhibits highlighting the settlement, agriculture, industry, and cultural evolution of this community. The museum serves as the repository for artifacts and archives related to the greater Rochester area and offers access for research.