Museum of Northern History at the Sir Harry Oakes Chateau

Tourism Region: Temiskaming

Archives, Local history, Historic house



2 Chateau Drive
Kirkland Lake, Ontario
P2N 3M7

Telephone: (705) 568-8800
Fax: (705) 567-6611

Mailing Address: 
Museum of Northern History at the Sir Harry Oakes Chateau
Box 1148, Kirkland Lake, Ontario
P2N 3M7

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Hours of Operation

Operations: Year Round

Day Camps for Children during the summer.

Open: Monday to Saturday 10:00am to 4:00pm
Sunday 12:00pm to 4:00pm

Christmas Day, Boxing Day, New Years day, January 2nd

Administration fees

Admission: Charged
Adults $4.00
Students $2.00
Seniors $3.00
Children $1.00
*Tax included

Discounts: Groups

About Collections

Artifacts pertaining to life in Kirkland Lake with particual reference to the mining history of nothern ontario.

Approximate number of objects in the collections: 5000


Photographs which pertain to local history and mining history in the north

Architectural Records • Cartographic Materials • Prints and Drawings • Films and Videos • Photographs • Textual Records
Other: negatives

Services & Activities

Research Services

Photograph Reproduction

Archival Records • Genealogical Research • Information Centre

Educational Programs

Classes or Workshops • Lectures • School Programs : Age 5-11 (k-6)

Visitor Services

Bilingual Services • Guided Tours : English : French • Children's Activities or Services • Information Centre or Desk • Meeting Room Rental • Parking Facilities : Free : Bus • Gift shop • Special Needs Facilities : Parking : Signs : Washrooms : Wheelchair access • Cloakroom • Washrooms

Volunteer Services

Volunteer Services Available

Food Services

Picnic Area • Catering Services • Reception Facilities

Local Tourism Links

Other Services

Other Services

Room Rental for wedding and pictures.

Publications & Products

Books • Brochures • Catalogues • Museum Guide • Newsletters • Postcards • T-Shirts or Sweatshirts or Caps • Slides • Commemorative Souvenirs