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.

Amherst Island Owls and Other Canadian Wildlife

Amherst Island, a unique place and haven for Wildlife. Many Raptors (Owls, hawks, eagles) return here each season to feed on the abundance of food. This exhibit will feature the vivid photography of wildlife photographer Bill Bickle.

To What Degree? Canada in a Changing Climate

To What Degree? Canada in a changing climate offers stories of people and ecosystems throughout Canada adapting in unique ways to our changing climate. Using compelling photography and minimal text, these stories explore individual and community resilience in the face of extreme events like heat, storms and wildfires; changes in livelihood due to habitat shifts, and even opportunities for quality of life improvements.

Back On Earth

The latest museum exhibit is looking skyward with a beautiful astrophotography installation with all views taken from our very own dark sky. Back on Earth, an archival exhibit, shelves the telescope and looks down to the Earth and soil, the foundation of the settlement of L&A County.
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

Macpherson House & Park hours

Closed for the season – stay tuned for 2023 updates

Archives Hours

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

*closed from 12pm –  1pm 

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