Lambton Heritage Museum

Lambton Heritage Museum celebrates the history and heritage of the communities that make up Lambton County.

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Please note: Lambton Heritage Museum will be closed Tuesday, December 24 - Thursday, December 26, Tuesday, December 31 - Wednesday, January 1, 2020.

Getting Here

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Lambton Heritage Museum
10035 Museum Road, R.R. #2
Grand Bend, ON N0M 1T0
519-243-2600
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Located on Highway 21, 8 km south of Grand Bend.

Hours

Feb 29 – Oct 20
Monday - Friday 10 am – 5 pm
Weekends and Holidays 11 am – 5 pm
Oct 28 – Feb 28
Monday - Friday 10 am – 5 pm
Weekends and Holidays Closed
Outdoor buildings are usually open in approximately mid-April and close for the season after the third weekend of October.

Admission

Family $15
Adults $5
Students (13+) $4
Seniors (65+) $4
Children (4-12) $3
Ages 3 and under FREE
Members FREE
Visa, Mastercard and Debit accepted.
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What You Can See & Do Here

Cameron Presbyterian Church

Originally opened in 1867 in Euphemia Township, this church makes a quaint setting for weddings.

The Tudhop Home

The Tudhop Home was built in 1857 by Daniel Tudhop. It has been restored to the late 1800s.

The Slaughterhouse

The Springvale Beef-Ring Slaughterhouse was a co-operative which operated on local farms until the late 1950s and provided members with fresh meat weekly.

The Blacksmith Shop

Moved from nearby Ravenswood, this period structure includes a wheelwright shop at the rear.

The Rokeby School

First opened in 1899, this school was moved from Brooke Township, restored and officially re-opened almost 100 years later, in September of 1998.

Agricultural Barns

Two large buildings are filled with a fascinating assortment of pioneer and agricultural equipment including rare steam traction engines originally made in Lambton County by the John Goodison Thresher Company.

Gardens

Enjoy our gardens! The entrance features a floral representation of Lambton County.

Upcoming Events

PA Day Program: Get Medieval!

Friday, January 31, 2020

For one day only, drop in and experience the fascinating world of medieval times. Learn all about lords, ladies, castles, and knights through a variety of self-guided crafts and activities.

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Preserving Your Family Photos

Saturday, May 16, 2020

Learn the tips and tricks of how to save your family heritage for future generations from Nicole Aszalos, Archivist/Supervisor at Lambton County Archives.

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History of Photography

Thursday, May 21, 2020

Thursday Night Photography Speaker Series  Follow the history of photography from the 1700s to the present as Eugene Pruski surveys the major developments from non-permanent images through early daguerreotypes to the invention of film and finally digital media.

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Paint Ontario

The Paint Ontario Art Show and Sale is an annual juried art show.

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History from the Vault

Lambton County Archives: History from the Vault is an informative blog about local history and archive's resources.

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Research Catalogue

We are working to add artifacts, photos and historic information to our museum catalogue. Start your research here.

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Lambton Fall Colour & Craft Festival

October 17th & 18th. The 2020 Fall Colour & Craft Festival features over 90 craftspeople. Stop by to start your holiday shopping.

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