Local Attractions

Buxton National Historic Site and Museum

Discover educational programs in the last surviving schoolhouse built by fugitive slaves and the oldest home in the settlement, built circa 1852.

Address: 21975 A.D. Shadd Road, North Buxton
Phone Number: 519-352-4799



Uncle Tom’s Cabin

Uncle Tom’s Cabin Historic Site commemorates the life of Reverend Josiah Henson. Recognized for his contributions to the abolition movement and for his work in the Underground Railroad, he rose to international fame after Harriet Beecher Stowe acknowledged his memoirs as a source for her 1852 anti-slavery novel, Uncle Tom’s Cabin. Open May to October and by appointment.

Address: 29251 Uncle Tom’s Road, Dresden, Ontario
Phone Number: 519-683-2978


Milner Heritage House

The restored Milner Heritage House depicts the turn-of-the-century lifestyle of a successful industrialist and his family. Open Victoria Day through Labour Day from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m., or by appointment.

Address: 59 William Street North, Chatham, ON
Phone Number: 519-360-1998
Business Hours: 1 P.M. – 5 P.M.




Thames Art Gallery

The Thames Art Gallery is dedicated to promoting the understanding, appreciation, conservation, and enjoyment of the visual arts in the community of Chatham-Kent for present and future generations. The Gallery places emphasis on public arts education programming and multidisciplinary exhibitions programming.

Address: 75 William Street North, Chatham, ON
Phone Number: 519-360-1998
Business Hours: 1 P.M. – 5 P.M.


Kiwanis Theatre

The Kiwanis Theatre has a proscenium (picture frame) stage with an extended apron in front. For tickets and a list of events, visit cktickets.com

Address: 75 William Street North, Chatham, ON
Phone Number: 519-360-1998



The Mary Webb Centre

in partnership with the Ridge House Museum

Follow our link – The Mary Webb Centre Coming Events
Address: 87 Main Street West, PO Box 30, Highgate, Chatham-Kent, ON
Phone Number: 519-678-3301



Culture Days

Follow our link – Culture Days
Contact: Aubrey Reeves
Culture Days Ontario Manager

Phone Number: 1-800-387-0058 ext. 7469

Contact: Nazanin Shoja
OAC Culture Days Ontario Animator/Coordinator

Phone Number: 1-800-387-0058 ext. 5113

stageSt. Clair College Capitol Theatre

The St. Clair College Capitol Theatre is a 1210 seat performance venue nestled in the heart of downtown Chatham that hosts over 100 performances annually

Bring the family, make a date, or schedule a girls night out and discover something new! Whether you appreciate a timeless classic or want to experience a modern twist on entertainment, the St Clair College Capitol Theatre is your downtown destination
For more information about show times and tickets click: http://stclaircollegecapitoltheatre.com/

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For an unforgettable dining experience, visit the Chilled Cork Restaurant & Lounge in downtown Chatham. The Retro Suites Hotel’s street level restaurant offers fine dining in a casual setting, perfectly suited for any social gathering. Enjoy traditional favourites & international cuisine, infused with the freshest ingredients.

The Retro Suites Hotel offers plenty of complimentary amenities with the rental of your suite which include complimentary WiFi, bottle of water, long distance calling to North America, use of Fit 4 Life and Shakti Yoga and 18 Holes of Golf at Willow Ridge Golf Course in Blenheim (seasonal)