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Oil Museum of Canada National Historic Site

The Oil Museum of Canada, in the Village of Oil Springs, preserves the site of the first commercial oil well in North America. Learn the story of Canada’s oil pioneers – a unique and captivating era of our shared history! The 4-hectare (10-acre) site features four historical buildings with reconstructed spring-pole and three-pole derricks dominating the property.

Tell us your story about this site

  • Kid-friendly
  • National Historic Site (Canada)
  • Parking
  • Partial wheelchair access
  • Self-guided tours available
  • Washrooms

Contact info

2423 Kelly Road
Oil Springs, Ontario
Telephone: 519-834-2840


Year built: 1960
Architect: Ian Rutherford, Forbes & Rutherford Architects, Sarnia
Building type: Museum

Dates/hours open

Saturday September 28, 2019
Saturday: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Oil Museum of Canada National Historic Site 2423 Kelly Road