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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.

Calendar
Upcoming Events
Tuesday
SEP
19
2017
The World of Kitsch Exhibit at ARTspace
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
ARTspace165 1/2 King Street WestThe World of Kitsch Jane Austin + Norman Barney August 1 - October 7, 2017 Opening Reception: Aug...
Disappearing Act Exhibit at Thames Art Gallery
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Thames Art Gallery75 William St. N. ChathamThames Art Gallery is pleased to present Disappearing Act on view from September 8 to November 5, 20...
Wednesday
SEP
20
2017
Disappearing Act Exhibit at Thames Art Gallery
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Thames Art Gallery75 William St. N. ChathamThames Art Gallery is pleased to present Disappearing Act on view from September 8 to November 5, 20...
The World of Kitsch Exhibit at ARTspace
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
ARTspace165 1/2 King Street WestThe World of Kitsch Jane Austin + Norman Barney August 1 - October 7, 2017 Opening Reception: Aug...
Thursday
SEP
21
2017
The World of Kitsch Exhibit at ARTspace
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
ARTspace165 1/2 King Street WestThe World of Kitsch Jane Austin + Norman Barney August 1 - October 7, 2017 Opening Reception: Aug...
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

Museum Hours

Sunday 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Monday 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Thursday 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Friday 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Saturday 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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