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Chatham-Kent Museum

For over 60 years, the museum has been selectively acquiring artifacts of local and national significance including three dimensional objects, art, and natural science specimens.

Highlights in the collection include artifacts from the War of 1812, a nationally designated Gray Dort automobile, several locally made horse drawn vehicles, and, of course, our world famous mummy.

The museum is comprised of a main floor area that currently houses a semi-permanent exhibit entitled “Horse Power: A History of Vehicle Manufacturing in Chatham-Kent” and several temporary exhibit galleries that feature changing exhibits on a variety of themes. To complement these exhibits, the professional staff of the Chatham-Kent Museum offers a variety of curriculum-based school programs, public programs, and special events.

The museum also maintains an archival collection and research area that is a popular destination for genealogists, authors, researchers, and students. Among the museum’s archival and research holdings are several extensive local photograph collections.

Come and enjoy a heritage experience at the Chatham-Kent Museum (or, using the dynamic marketing slogan of Gray Dort: “You Will Like It”).

The Chatham-Kent Museum is open 7 days a week from 1pm to 5pm.  Admission is by donation.


 

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Contact Information
Chatham-Kent Museum
75 William Street N
Chatham, ON N7M 4L4
Phone:
519.360.1998
Toll Free:
1.800.714.7497
Fax:
519.354.4170
Contact Information
 
Chatham-Kent Museum
75 William Street N
Chatham, ON N7M 4L4
Phone:
519.360.1998
Toll Free:
1.800.714.7497
Fax:
519.354.4170
Contact Information
Chatham-Kent Museum
75 William Street N
Chatham, ON N7M 4L4
Phone:
519.360.1998
Toll Free:
1.800.714.7497
Fax:
519.354.4170
Contact Information
Chatham-Kent Museum
75 William Street N
Chatham, ON N7M 4L4
Phone:
519.360.1998
Toll Free:
1.800.714.7497
Fax:
519.354.4170
Calendar
Upcoming Events
Wednesday
AUG
24
2016
Thames Art Gallery Figurative Sculpture with David Moynihan
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Thames Art Gallery75 William St. N. ChathamFigurative Sculpture adult summer Artcamp with David Moynihan at the Thames Art Gallery. Join art...
Thursday
AUG
25
2016
Thames Art Gallery Figurative Sculpture with David Moynihan
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Thames Art Gallery75 William St. N. ChathamFigurative Sculpture adult summer Artcamp with David Moynihan at the Thames Art Gallery. Join art...
Friday
AUG
26
2016
Thames Art Gallery Figurative Sculpture with David Moynihan
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Thames Art Gallery75 William St. N. ChathamFigurative Sculpture adult summer Artcamp with David Moynihan at the Thames Art Gallery. Join art...
Concerts on the Commons
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Downtown Chatham Centre100 King Street West, ChathamConcerts on the Commons with The Remnants Don’t miss the best of 60’s & 70’s as The Remnants are pl...
Sunday
SEP
11
2016
Jamboree
3:00 PM - 7:00 PM
R. C. Merlin Legion Br. 4658 Stanley St. Merlin, OnHave FUN to Toe Tapping music, dancing, singing and socializing. Good Homemade food Spot Dance ...
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