Bring your group to experience a bit of Canal Era history. Interact with costumed interpreters and crafters during the leisure tour season or experience a guided tour in the spring or fall. Take part in the wine tastings and tours at the Johnson-Humrickhouse Museum or set off on a horse-drawn canal boat ride. Roscoe Village accommodates groups of all sizes and interest levels. Tours at Roscoe Village set the stage to dig deep on a day trip or simply skim the surface aboard the Monticello III at the Canal Boat Landing.
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Group Rates apply to groups of 10 or more. Tour groups may receive 1 comp for driver & 1 comp for escort.
What’s It – $6.00 per adult
Sit back and relax as you interact with one of our costumed interpreters as they present an array of tools, utensils and instruments which would have been used in our 1800s canal town. After seeing the items, guests will be asked the magical question “What’s It?” and will have the opportunity to make a guess. The answer will be revealed along with a brief history of its function. Each guest will take home a Village souvenir.
The Canal Town Tour – $9.60 per adult
Listen as the costumed interpreters tell the stories of the Canal Era and some of the residents that lived and worked in this village that became a bustling town in the early 1800s. Enjoy the rich history and reconstruction of some of the buildings in our Village – experience a bit of life in the Canal Era.
*Mini Canal Trades Tour (1 hour)-$6.75 per adult: (*Subject to availability) This mini tour is located solely in the Hay Craft Learning Center and includes the broom maker, printer, cooper and weaver exhibits.
*Mini Canal Town Tour (1 hour)-$6.75 per adult: This tour encompasses four areas – The Doctor’s house, the Doctor’s office, the one-room Schoolhouse and the Crafter’s house.
The Spirit of Roscoe Tour (1-1/2 hours) – $9.60 per adult
Learn about our “spirited” canal town through the stories of long ago personalities regarding significant events and curiosities. Hear about Roscoe’s firebug, the tragedy at the hotel and the horrible tale of the blood-stained Bible. Sense the spirit of fear of a cholera epidemic and experience the danger and humor of being a post boy. Join us on this special evening adventure…if you DARE!!! Available Thursdays-Saturdays the month of October. (Specialty Tour)
A Roscoe Christmas Tour (1-1/2 hours) – $9.60 per adult
Christmas cards, toys, treats, “visions of sugarplums”, and letters to Santa. Learn how these holiday traditions were practiced in the 1800’s. You’ll receive Christmas treats and many warm memories to take home with you! Available Thursdays-Saturdays the month of December. (Specialty Tour)
Hands-On Crafts (Visitor Center) – $2.75 per craft
Tin punching, candle dipping, rope making, paint a wooden top or make a leather bracelet. Allow 30 minutes per craft. Please select the same activity for your entire group.
Monticello III Canal Boat Ride – $7.00 per adult (regular run) or $250.00 per charter
Comp for Driver and Escort on regular runs for groups of 10 or more
Johnson-Humrickhouse Museum Tours – $3.00 per adult (self-guided) $3.50 per adult (guided with a minimum charge of $50.00)