Family fun at the Rochester Hills Museum at Van Hoosen Farm Thanksgiving Weekend

The Rochester Hills Museum at Van Hoosen Farm will be opening their holiday exhibits and presenting an environmental program Thanksgiving weekend. Admission to the exhibit and environmental program are free for museum members, $5 for adults, $3 for students, and $3 for seniors.  Friday, November 25 will be opening day of the Museum’s massive model train exhibit, Get on Board. The Stoney Creek Model Railroad Club has been planning the upcoming model train exhibit all year and can’t wait to … [Read more...]

How Glaciers Shaped Our State

By Patrick Endres, Rochester Hills Museum This winter has been unusually mild and lacking our usual snow blanket. Michigan has not always had this problem. Approximately 18,000 years ago Michigan was completely covered by a huge snow blanket. This huge snow blanket was a continental glacier that had advanced all the way from Laurenatian Highlands in Canada. Scientists believe this glacial advance was due to global climate change. This global climate change caused northern regions to … [Read more...]