See Sarnia-Lambton’s culture, history and way of life reflected in museums and heritage districts. These attractions hold and share the treasures of our County.
Lambton Heritage Museum
Located just south of Grand Bend, it is home to over 25,000 artifacts and 10,000 photographs depicting the history of Sarnia-Lambton.
Oil Museum of Canada
Maintains the site of the first commercial oil well in North America and is located in the Village of Oil Springs. The year 2008 marked the 150th anniversary of the discovery of this first oil well.
The Arkona Lions Museum and Information Centre
Located on 67 acres in the beautiful Rock Glen Conservation Area the museum exhibits contain 350 million year-old fossils and local First Nations artifacts.
Forest Lambton Museum
The Museums’ collection includes local artifacts featuring a military display, doll collection, railway exhibits and more.
Consists of 11 buildings that take us back for a glimpse of what pioneer life was like in Lambton County.
A living museum, it is a 60 acre property in Petrolia that offers recreational and educational exhibits on the oil industry of yesterday and today.
This turn of the century home offers a look at the period’s home furnishings. Exhibits include agricultural artifacts and local family archives.
Stones ‘n Bones Museum
Sarnia’s first museum, it features collections of minerals, fossils, insects, shells, corals and more.
Lambton County Archives
For the genealogy specialist or those with a curiosity, this a place for family research in Lambton County.
- Royal Ontario Museum – Toronto