Chiefswood National Historic Site

Service Details
Hours Tue-Sun 10 am-3 pm (May-Oct)
Dates Victoria Day to first Sunday in October * booked tours and education programming available year round
Areas Served Brant County ; Brantford ; Haldimand County ; Norfolk County ; Six Nations of the Grand River
Eligibility No restrictions
Application Call or e-mail * no application required
Languages English
Fees Admission - $10 for guided tours and $7 for self-guided tours; Call to inquire about group rates and bookings ; Call to inquire about group rates and bookings
Address and Location
Located In Community Ohsweken
Address & Map
1037 Highway 54
Ohsweken, ON N0A 1M0
Intersection Hwy 54 and Chiefswood Rd
Mailing Address PO Box 640 
1037 Highway 54 
Ohsweken, ON N0A 1M0
Physical Access Partially Accessible - museum ground floor is accessible
Description (Service) Historic site offering guided tours and education programming 
Site features: 
* surrounded by Carolinian Forest, along the banks of the Grand River 
* birthplace and childhood home of renowned Mohawk and English poetess, E Pauline Johnson 
* museum managed by Six Nations Tourism, a sub-department of Six Nations of the Grand River Development Corporation  
* site is a tourist destination aimed to provide a unique historical and cultural experience for all its visitors 
* historic site features identical entrances – the South entrance faces the river to welcome Six Nations community members who arrived by canoe, and the North entrance faces the road to welcome visitors from surrounding communities who arrived by horse-drawn carriage. The two entrances are a living symbol of the shared cultures of the Johnson family
Contact Information
Office Phone 519-758-5444
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Primary Contact Krysta Longboat, Cultural Coordinator; Phone: 519-758-5444 ext 6025 * 226-387-4639
Alternate Contact Jaquie Jamieson, Outreach and Business Development Coordinator; Email:
Primary Executive Janis Monture, Director of Tourism and Cultural Initiatives; Email: