The Lambton Heritage Museum, on Hwy. 21 south of Grand Bend, is home to an outstanding collection of distinctive, one-of-a-kind items, each having its own story to pass on to future generations. Here you will discover the only remaining horse-drawn ambulance in Ontario, the largest collection of pressed glass water pitchers in Canada, a church built in 1867, rare John Goodison steam engines, an exceptional collection of stoves made by the Doherty Stove Co. and a notable collection of furniture from 19th century Lambton County.
Since opening in 1978, the Lambton Heritage Museum has been collecting, preserving and interpreting the proud agricultural and industrial heritage of Lambton County. The museum has benefited and grown from constant public support, gathering a collection of artifacts and photographs of local significance from all of the eleven municipalities that are a part of the County of Lambton. Over 700,000 visitors have stopped to explore the remarkable collections and unique stories that exemplify the proud history of the Lambton community.
The Lambton Heritage Museum is open Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m., weekends and holidays from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Closed weekends and holidays from November through February. Admission is $5. adults, $4. seniors/students, $3. children, $15. family.
2016 Exhibits and Events
March 12 – April 3, 2016 Paint Ontario
March 12 – April 3, 2016 Return of the Swans
May 7 – October 30, 2016 Exhibit: Made In Lambton
October 15 & October 16, 2016 Lambton Fall Colour & Craft Festival