Heritage Museum News
Posted on Monday, May 29, 2023 11:30 AM
Grand Bend, ON – Lambton Heritage Museum is hosting the PA Day Event Trash to Treasure, What Can I Do? with local environmentalist Lynn Tremainon Friday, June 9, 2023.
Drop-in at the Museum between 11:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. to participate in two creative activities and reflect on the effects of litter on the environment. The first activity invites children to make a collage using found materials collected off local beaches. The second activity includes designing a small poster with a personal pledge...
Posted on Tuesday, May 23, 2023 02:30 PM
Grand Bend, ON – Lambton Heritage Museum is approaching the completion of a $1.2 million renovation project in the Lambton Gallery. The project included a complete redesign of more than 7,800 square feet of existing exhibit space into a permanent exhibit area coupled with a multi-use flex space. The new exhibit will be available to the public beginning Saturday, June 3, 2023.
Museum staff are busy completing finishing touches including installing text panels and placing artifacts. The new exhibit...
Posted on Tuesday, May 09, 2023 10:30 AM
Oil Springs, ON - The Heritage Sarnia-Lambton network will be hosting a new virtual Heritage Hour on Thursday, May 11 at 7 p.m. This panel presentation, titled Rough Waters: Shipwrecks of Lambton’s Past, will focus on the dark and dangerous side of local nautical history.
“Lambton County is bordered by two important bodies of water; the St. Clair River and Lake Huron,” said Erin Dee-Richard, Curator/Supervisor, Oil Museum of Canada. “Our local industries are intrinsically tied to the shipping and...
Posted on Tuesday, April 18, 2023 09:00 AM
Grand Bend, ON – Lambton Heritage Museum is hosting the PA Day Event Spring Stretch Kids Yoga on Friday, April 28 from 11:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
To celebrate the arrival of spring, the Museum is hosting four, half-hour yoga sessions for school-aged children led by Linda Weir of Expedition Inner Wisdom. Sessions begin at 11:00 a.m., 12:00 p.m., 2:00 p.m., and 3:00 p.m.
Children will learn nature-inspired yoga poses including tree pose, seed pose, and butterfly pose. The interactive sessions will...
Posted on Tuesday, April 11, 2023 12:30 PM
Grand Bend, ON – Lambton Heritage Museum is pleased to announce the launch of Machinery Masterminds, a program to teach aspiring minds how to service and maintain antique machinery using artifacts from the Museum’s collection.
Over the course of four sessions, participants will learn about antique machinery maintenance while supporting Museum staff member Jeremy Robson in the maintenance of the Museum’s historic Rumely Tractor. Participants will assist with activities such as pulling and cleaning...