Oil Museum of Canada hosts Virtual Talk with Craigleith Heritage Depot
Posted on Monday, May 15, 2023 02:00 PM
Oil Springs, ON - Oil Museum of Canada, National Historic Site, is hosting a Virtual Talk on Thursday, May 25 beginning at 7:00 p.m. The Museum will be joined by Alessia Farris, Curator of the Craigleith Heritage Depot for the Virtual Talk, Stuck in a Rock: Oil Industry in Craigleith.
During the talk, Farris will present the geological formation that allowed for the creation of shale oil, before exploring the history of Ontario’s only successfully producing shale oil manufacturing plant,...
Lambton Heritage Museum launches Machinery Masterminds program
Posted on Tuesday, April 11, 2023 12:30 PM
Grand Bend, ON – Lambton Heritage Museum is pleased to announce the launch of Machinery Masterminds, a program to teach aspiring minds how to service and maintain antique machinery using artifacts from the Museum’s collection.
Over the course of four sessions, participants will learn about antique machinery maintenance while supporting Museum staff member Jeremy Robson in the maintenance of the Museum’s historic Rumely Tractor. Participants will assist with activities such as pulling and cleaning...
Return of the Swans at Lambton Heritage Museum
Posted on Wednesday, February 22, 2023 12:22 PM
Grand Bend, ON – The Tundra Swans have been spotted in the Thedford Bog behind Lambton Heritage Museum. Bring your binoculars and witness one of nature’s amazing spectacles in person!
Each spring the Tundra Swans make their annual stop in Lambton County as part of a 6,000 kilometer migration loop between Chesapeake Bay and the Canadian Arctic. In a good year, there may be as many as 15,000 individual birds resting on the bog, attracted by the melt water of spring and the remnants of the prior...
Oil Museum of Canada offers PA Day event celebrating winter sports
Posted on Wednesday, January 25, 2023 03:30 PM
Oil Springs, ON – Oil Museum of Canada, National Historic Site, invites the public to embrace the winter weather and participate in a fun PA Day event focusing on winter sports and activities.
This drop-in event filled with family-friendly activities takes place on February 3, 2023 between 11:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. at the Oil Museum. Visitors should come dressed for the weather, as they can borrow snowshoes provided by Lambton County Library to take a stomp around the snowy Museum grounds. Inside...
Lambton Heritage Museum Hosts PA Day Event: Game On!
Posted on Monday, January 23, 2023 01:00 PM
Grand Bend, ON – Lambton Heritage Museum is hosting the PA Day Event Game On! on Friday, February 3 from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Grab an opponent (or two) and drop in to the Lambton Heritage Museum for a day filled with family-friendly games. Visitors will be able to play classic games like chess, checkers, and Crokinole, as well as try their hand at larger than life versions of popular favourites like Jenga and Connect Four.
“We’re looking forward to our first PA Day Event of 2023 with some...