Lennox & Addington County Museum & Archives
COVID NOTICE: We’re currently closed during the province-wide shutdown. We will re-open when conditions permit. When open, we are strictly following the health and safety guidelines set out by KFL&A Public Health and have introduced scheduled viewing to ensure we are providing the safest space possible during these times.
Interested in late-18th to 20th century everyday life? Visit the Museum & Archives to learn about everyday historical life in Canada. Themed exhibits tell the story of historical settlements and Lennox and Addington County’s development. History buffs will enjoy scheduled programming and special events as well as amazing genealogical research opportunities.
- Operated by the County of Lennox & Addington
- Extensive archives to help you research
- Lots of events and activities
- Visit often to see our new exhibits
Local history comes alive in fascinating displays and interactive exhibits.
The story of the settlement and historical development of L&A is highlighted in a number of themed exhibits displayed within the Museum & Archives. Artifacts from the textile, furniture, domestic arts, tools and equipment collections are showcased on a changing basis. Guest exhibitions are also presented.
Search the Collection
PastPerfect Lennox & Addington is an online database that describes the artifacts and archival records that document the history and development of our great county. Significant artifact collections include textiles, agricultural implements, furniture and household wares. Archival records include photographs, textual records and maps.
Learn more about artifacts made and used by people in Lennox and Addington. Curators at each of L&A’s museums offer interpretation of how significant artifacts in their collections defined individuals and communities and influenced local, regional and world events. Each artifact is described in detail online complete with photographs and written sources. The Lennox & Addington E-History Project was undertaken with generous financial support from the Government of Ontario, Ministry of Culture, Museums and Technology Fund, and the County of Lennox & Addington.
There is always something new to see or do at the museum. Check out our news feed for fun events, interesting exhibits and updates from our Curator.
Research the Archives
An Assortment of Valuable Collections, Indices and Photos. Explore the archives for local newspapers, genealogical resources, municipal records, material requests and documentation of the history and development of our great county.
Your Family Tree
We’re here to help you research! We have an extensive genealogy collection and access to Ancestry.ca to help you fill in those family tree gaps.
Whether your knee deep into it or wondering how to get started we’ve have a list of helpful links that’ll help you with your research.
Resources for Kids
Whether you are a parent, a teacher or a caregiver looking for engaging and fun activities for kids, we have lots of resources to help.
- Temporary exhibits are on display, so there is always something new to see at the museum
- The curators are there to happily help you research the past
- Virtual exhibits show how significant artifacts defined the local region and the members of the community
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