Lordly House Museum - Historic Places Days

Lordly House Museum

Chester, Nova Scotia
House Museum/Homestead
133 Central Street, Chester, NS, Canada
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10 - 4 Tuesday to Saturday

A circa 1806 restored Georgian house that belonged to the first Municipal Clerk of the Municipality of the District of Chester. Charles Lordly. The main rooms feature articles and furnishing that reflect the late 1800s. The display this year features Home Town Chester During World War II where over 2000 fighting men, spent respite time in the village at 44 different homes and the Norwegians had a respite and care facility. Adjacent to the main building is a research area and the main office all surrounded by a park and children’s playground. Off site we feature a 1902 train station housing Station 20 Craft Shoppe, displays of boat building, Oak Island, Station memories, wrought iron work, Forman Hawboldt display and gold mining.


  • Family-Friendly


133 Central Street, Chester, NS, Canada
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