The Chester Municipal Heritage Society was established in 1981 to promote and cultivate awareness of the unique heritage of the Municipality of the District of Chester for the enjoyment and benefit of present and future generations through the preservation of historically significant properties and the delivery of educational programming.
About Us

Chester Municipal Heritage Society

Comprised of: Lordly House Museum  Maple Cottage - research centre            Chester Train Station       Lordly Park Hawboldt Display  Forman Hawboldt - Inventor and Entrepreneur You can view a portion our collection at     We also offer a show case of local talent at Treasure Hunt information at
Lordly Estate Municipal Museum
Exhibits Sir johns picnic Education Support- us Events Our-sites Archives Contact us Gallery
What to watch for in 2017:
  Wednesday Afternoon Craft Circle - come and enjoy conversation, crafts and a cold glass of Iced Tea or Lemonade begins July 5th Tea with Mrs. Lordly - August 19  at 2:00 PM Things you may not know about Chester - Carol Nauss, door prize, wonderful food.  Don’t miss it.   -  cost $8.00 Victorian Craft Sale - November (dates to be announced) Christmas Progressive Mystery Tour - December 16
There is NO House and Harbour Tour in 2017 Potato Salad recipe from the picnic basket
Open for the season Tuesday to Saturday 10 AM - 4 PM Sunday by chance