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  • MATTER of MATERIAL: Site, Style & Structure exhibit view
  • Historic photo of Allan Chisholm (1866–1918) and horses in front of the coach house and gardener's cottage
  • Exterior view of the Coach House

Oakville Museum Exhibit: MATTER of MATERIAL: Site, Style & Structure


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Oakville Museum Coach House

114 King Street

Oakville, ON



Offered in English.

Wheelchair accessible and has gender-neutral washrooms.


Discover the Coach House’s story, from creation to rehabilitation, which comes to life in situ, giving ‘place’ to past events as well as substance to memories that define Oakville’s past. As the space generates a history, it helps define where we have been, where we are, and may even point to where we are going.



Town of Oakville

The Town of Oakville is located on Treaty 14 and 22 lands, the territory of the Mississaugas of the Credit First Nation, and traditional territory of the Huron-Wendat and the Haudenosaunee. Oakville is home to many different First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples. A vibrant and impressive community within the Greater Toronto Area (GTA), the Town of Oakville is a beautiful lakeside town with a strong heritage, preserved and celebrated by residents and visitors alike. Since the 1800s, it has become one of the most coveted areas to live and work in Ontario with 225,000 residents calling Oakville home. The town offers all the advantages of a well-serviced urban centre with first-rate facilities and amenities, while also maintaining its small-town feel.

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Oakville Museum/Southeast Hub

Town of Oakville Oakville, ON

Enjoy magnificent views and beautiful buildings, grounds and gardens at Erchless Estate. The Oakville Museum offers guided tours of the Chisholm family home, changing exhibitions, special events and programs that tell the fascinating storie...