Oil Museum of Canada National Historic Sitein-person Doors Open Lambton County

  • In-person
  • Kid-friendly
  • National Historic Site (Canada)
  • Parking
  • Partial wheelchair access
  • Self-guided tours available
  • Washrooms
  • Photography allowed
  • Rental opportunities
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.

Contact info

2423 Kelly Road
Oil Springs, Ontario



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

Dates/hours open

Sep 28, 10:00am - Sep 28, 04:00pm

Saturday: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.