Lambton Heritage Museum

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

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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

Mar 1 – Oct 20
Monday - Friday 10 am – 5 pm
Weekends and Holidays 11 am – 5 pm
Oct 21 – Feb 28
Monday - Friday 10 am – 5 pm
Weekends and Holidays Closed
Outdoor buildings are closed until mid or late April, depending on weather and trail conditions.

Admission

Adults $5
Students (13+) $4
Seniors (65+) $4
Children (4-12) $3
Ages 4 and under FREE
Members FREE
Please note that we are currently able to accept cash, cheque, Visa, and Mastercard.
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What You Can See & Do Here

Cameron Church exterior doors

Cameron Presbyterian Church

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

Tudhop Pioneer Home

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are filled with a fascinating assortment of pioneer and agricultural equipment including rare steam traction engines originally made in Lambton County by the John Goodison Thresher Company.

floral representation of Lambton County

Gardens

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

Upcoming Events

Return of the Swans

Thursday, February 28, 2019 - Friday, April 12, 2019

For many residents of Lambton County, the beginning of spring is often associated with the return of the tundra swans. Once the tundra swans start to arrive spring is not far behind.

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Paint Ontario

Friday, March 29, 2019 - Saturday, April 20, 2019

Ontario’s Foremost Show and Sale for Representational Painters – The Places and Faces of Ontario A production of the Grand Bend Art Centre This year marks the 23rd annual show, juried competition, and sale that has grown into such an important and eagerly anticipated cultural event in the Grand Bend area.

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Canada’s Waterscapes

Wednesday, May 1, 2019 - Monday, September 30, 2019

Canada’s Waterscapes is produced by the Canadian Museum of Nature in collaboration with the National Sciences and Engineering Research Council. This is a rare opportunity to see this interactive exhibition here in Lambton County!

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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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Return of the Swans Festival

March 10 - 18, 2018 - This year’s Return of the Swans Festival at the Lambton Heritage Museum will offer much for the family to do whether the swans co-operate or not. Lambton County Library's Makerspace will be here 11-3 each day with fun and innovative activities for the entire family!

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Lambton Fall Colour & Craft Festival

October 19th & 20th. The 2019 Fall Colour & Craft Festival features over 90 craftspeople. Stop by to start your holiday shopping.

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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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