History is brought to life in the heart of the village by Chester’s Lordly House and Maple Cottage Museum, an 1806 Georgian-era residence located on the lush grounds of Lordly Park. This recently restored historic property is the pride of Chester residents, offering an engaging glimpse of life in the area from past to present. Operated by the Chester Municipal Heritage Society,
Lordly House features changing exhibits and photographic displays, fascinating workshops, and an expansive park and playground for little historians to explore. A marine room features photos, artifacts and stories about the well-known fishing era in Blandford, Nova Scotia.