Touch, hear and see Chatham-Kent’s fascinating past as it’s preserved in the unique settings of our many interactive museums. Chatham-Kent’s museums showcase artifacts from the War of 1812 and Underground Railroad plus highlights from the region’s automotive ties, commercial inventions and local heroic tales.
wallaceburg museumThe Wallaceburg & District Museum offers an interesting walk through time with more than 85,000 artifacts on display in themed rooms such as the Glass Gallery, School House, Baldoon Mystery Room and James Streetscape.

The Heritage House of Blenheim & District offers detailed displays reflecting the area’s history and a Resource Centre for research of past newspapers, local histories, etc. The Blenheim Freedom Library and War Museum features countless stories of local military heroes, their memorabilia and artifacts.

Ridge House Museum is a living history site inside a restored 1875 Victorian home. Look for tours and events by costumed guides.

Inside a restored 1894 Victorian home, Milner Heritage House reflects early life in Chatham and features artwork of original owner Emma Milner.

The Chatham-Kent Museum features an overview of local history, including displays of the Chatham-manufactured Gray Dort automobile and War of 1812 exhibits.

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