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At the Lockmaster’s House Museum at Chaffey’s Lock on the Rideau Canal, we intepret canal life in years gone by. Our downstairs exhibit illustrates the daily work of the men and women who settled the shores of the Rideau Lakes. The museum also has an extensive collection of period photos and postcards, textiles, and artifacts from Chaffey’s and the Opinicon Lake area.

Hours: Summer only. 10-5 daily.
Location: Chaffey's Lock Road, a west turn off of Highway 15, about halfway between Kingston and Smiths Falls.
1724 Chaffey's Lock Road, RR1 Elgin, ON K0G 1E0
Contact: Chaffey’s Lock and Area Heritage Society
suemaclat@sympatico.ca or tacton@kingston.net
Lockmaster's House Museum Website