The Erchless Estate was once the home of Oakville’s founding family, the Chisholms. It is now the setting for the community's museum. Come and enjoy the magnificent harbour views, historical gardens and tour the family estate and exhibits. The entertaining and knowledgeable staff will tell visitors the fascinating stories of early Oakville.
- Partial wheelchair access
- Guided tours available
- Self-guided tours available
- Site has blue and gold provincial plaque
Contact info8 Navy Street
ArchitectureYear built: Custom house and bank, c. 1856; estate, c. 1858
Architect: R.K. Chisholm
Architectural style: Georgian
Building type: Attraction, Museum
Dates/hours openSaturday September 28, 2019
Saturday only: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.