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Exhibits

Be caught up in a different time

Explore life throughout different era’s in L&A as well as see unique traveling and rotating exhibits that highlight a variety of different themes. 

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Featured Exhibits

The story of the settlement and historical development of Lennox & Addington County is highlighted in a number of themed exhibits. The museum's rotating exhibits highlight local, national, and global history from pre-contact to present days. Exhibits include artifacts from both our internal collection, private collections, and travelling museum collections from throughout the country.

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The Beat Goes On

The Beat Goes on is a exhibit that takes you on a nostalgic journey through the universal language of music that resonates through generations, echoing the timeless melodies of shared experiences and cherished memories.

Cross Cut: Folk Songs of Early Ontario

Cross Cut is an art exhibit featuring a series of linocuts created by visual artist Rob Niezen, reflecting on traditional folk songs from Ontario with a contemporary perspective.

What the Night Brings

What goes on in the night- what comes out to play? Weird, dark mysterious, magical, playful, and beautiful…come experience art and photography inspired by life that happens in darkness. Thanks to the art of Clelia Scala and wildlife photographer Bill Bickle. A small curation of sculpture and photography that captures nocturnal wanderings can be found in pockets of the Museum…look for owls, playful wolves, and mystical mushrooms.
GNAAA 6th Annual Juried Art Exhibition

The GNAAA 6th Annual Juried Art Exhibition

The Greater Napanee & Area Arts Association, now over 65 members strong, is coming home to Napanee and will be exhibiting at the Museum for their 25-day Juried Art Exhibition!
Macpherson House

Macpherson House & Park

To visit the Macpherson House is to go back in time to 1826. This was when Allan Macpherson, one of our areas most civic-minded and politically active entrepreneurs lived here. During the summer months you can tour the house which has been restored to its original splendor.

On The Map

In this gallery explore the industrialists and entrepreneurs who put Lennox and Addington on the map. 

A Place to Call Home: Life in Lennox & Addington County

This historical journey through the County will answer questions about what, where, why, and how the County came to be and explore the diversity of the land and life in Lennox and Addington today.

Macpherson House

To visit the Macpherson House is to go back in time to 1826. This was when Allan Macpherson, one of our areas most civic-minded and politically active entrepreneurs lived here. During the summer months you can tour the house which has been restored to its original splendor.

Macpherson House

Plan My Visit

HOURS OF OPERATION

Monday – Saturday: 10am–5pm
Macpherson House: Open for tours in the summer

DAILY RATES

Adults: $3
Children Under 12: Free

ANNUAL PASSES

Annual Passes: $25
Annual pass covers general admission. Does not include special event programming and events.

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Museum hours

Monday – Saturday: 10am – 5pm

*closed on holiday weekend Saturdays and Mondays

Archives hours

Monday – Friday: 10am – 12pm* & 1 – 4pm

*closed from 12 –  1pm 

Macpherson House & Park hours

Tuesday – Thursday, 1 – 4pm in July & August

Holiday Hours 2024

February 17 – 19: Closed (Family Day Weekend)
March 29 – April 1: Closed (Good Friday & Easter Weekend)
May 18 – 20: Closed (Victoria Day Weekend)
June 29 – July 1: Closed (Canada Day Weekend)
August 3 – 5: Closed (Civic Holiday Weekend)
August 31 – September  2: Closed (Labour Day Weekend)

Museum and Archives daily rate

Adults (ages 13+): $3
Children (ages 12 and under): free

Museum & Archives location

97 Thomas St E, Napanee, ON K7R 4B9

Macpherson House & Park location

180 Elizabeth Street, Napanee, ON K7R 1B5

Labour Day Weekend Hours

Please note that the Museum & Archives will be closed from Saturday, September 2nd - Monday, September 4th for the Labour Day long weekend.

Regular hours will resume on Tuesday, September 5th.
Have a great long weekend!