Lordly House Museum & Park

Months of Operation

June 1 - September 5

Hours Of Operation

Tuesday –Saturday 10am–4pm (closed Sun), or by appointment.


133 Central Street, Chester, South Shore


T: 902-275-3842

E: lordlyhouse@gmail.com


Lordly House Museum & Park, located in beautiful Chester in the South Shore region, is a fine example of Georgian architecture (c 1806). Lordly House was the family home of Charles Lordly, a prominent merchant, an entrepreneur, and the first municipal clerk. The museum showcases historical displays, and houses a local genealogy collection. 

A park and playground surround the museum. The museum also offers public access to Internet and e-mail.

The Oak Island display and Forman Hawboldt exhibit are located at the Chester Train Station, 20 Smith Road.

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Facilities / Services

Picnic tables
Public washroom
Wheelchair accessible
Limited accessibility
Internet access

Detailed Information

Admission: Admission free; donations welcome.