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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
Sunday
MAY
29
2016
Thames Art Gallery Exhibition - Imaginarium
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Thames Art Gallery75 William Street North, ChathamImaginarium May 13-July 10, 2016 opening reception Friday, May 13 at 7pm Thames Art Gallery, 75 W...
Thames Art Gallery Holly King Exhibition
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Thames Art Gallery75 William Street North, ChathamHolly King Edging Towards The Mysterious May 13-July 10, 2016 opening reception Friday, May 13 at...
Monday
MAY
30
2016
Thames Art Gallery Holly King Exhibition
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Thames Art Gallery75 William Street North, ChathamHolly King Edging Towards The Mysterious May 13-July 10, 2016 opening reception Friday, May 13 at...
Afterschool ART
4:45 PM - 6:00 PM
Chatham Cultural Centre75 William Street NorthKids lets create ART. Have fun. Make friends. Join teacher Kelly Anderson in Afterschool ART on Mond...
Thames Art Gallery Exhibition - Imaginarium
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Thames Art Gallery75 William Street North, ChathamImaginarium May 13-July 10, 2016 opening reception Friday, May 13 at 7pm Thames Art Gallery, 75 W...
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