Heritage Museum News
Posted on Wednesday, March 09, 2022 04:31 PM
Grand Bend, ON - The Tundra Swans have been spotted in the Thedford Bog behind Lambton Heritage Museum, and numbers are expected to rise. If you’re looking for a great family friendly activity, this is it!
For many residents of Lambton County, the beginning of spring is associated with this fascinating migration. The Tundra Swans make an annual stop in this area during their 6,000 kilometer migration loop. In a good year, there may be 15,000 individual birds resting on the bog behind the museum....
Posted on Tuesday, February 22, 2022 11:53 AM
Grand Bend, ON - The eight museums of Lambton County that make up Heritage Sarnia-Lambton will be hosting a new virtual Heritage Hour on Thursday, March 10, beginning at 7 p.m. This panel presentation, titled Celebrating the Women of Sarnia-Lambton, will acknowledge the incredible contributions of women in our community.
Taking place two days after International Women’s Day, this Heritage Hour presentation will highlight local women that have overcome great obstacles and fulfilled great purposes.
Posted on Wednesday, February 02, 2022 12:25 PM
Wyoming, ON – All County of Lambton Cultural Services sites will close early due to inclement weather. With significant snow accumulations expected over the course of Wednesday afternoon into Thursday morning, bringing reduced visibility due to snow and local blowing snow, the County has made the decision to close its libraries, museums, archives and gallery facilities effective 1:00 p.m. today.
This closure will include all booked time-ticketed entry, curbside pickup service, in-person browsing,...
Posted on Tuesday, January 25, 2022 04:56 PM
Wyoming, ON – Lambton Heritage Museum, Lambton County Archives, the Oil Museum of Canada, and the Judith & Norman Alix Art Gallery will be re-opening to the public on Wednesday, February 2, 2022 with limited capacity. The hours of operation for each site will be Wednesdays from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Thursdays from 11:00 a.m. to 8:30 p.m., and Fridays & Saturdays from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
This re-opening marks the first time the Oil Museum of Canada will be welcoming visitors since undergoing...
Posted on Tuesday, January 04, 2022 04:40 PM
Wyoming, ON – As the Province of Ontario returns to a modified Step Two of the Roadmap to Reopen, effective Wednesday, January 5, 2022 at 12:01 a.m. Lambton County’s museums, gallery, and archives will be closed to the public.
Locations affected include the Judith & Norman Alix Art Gallery, Lambton County Archives, Lambton Heritage Museum and the Oil Museum of Canada, National Historic Site. The closure is scheduled to last 21 days with an anticipated re-opening date of January 26, 2021. Any...