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The museum at 14 East St. is currently closed for the season.


$2 / Person
$5 / Family


14 East Street
Aylmer, Ontario
N5H 1W2
Pop-ups exhibited at
75 Talbot St. E.

Explore Our Collection

Discover the history of Aylmer and Malahide by browsing our diverse collection of artifacts and archival materials.
We work diligently to catalogue our collection with daily additions to our database.
Search the over 10 000 entries in our online database through the Elgin County Museum portal.

Springfield Marching Band helmet
Springfield band helmet, owned by Jesse Shively c. 1892. Click for more information!

If The Shoe Fits

The History of Shoes and Shoemaking

March 13 - November 24, 2023

Join us to learn more about shoes, shoemaking, and the shoemakers of Aylmer and Malahide. This exhibit features the history of over 90 local shoemakers, shoe stores, and stores with shoe departments. Visit us to learn more!

Upcoming Events & Exhibits

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November 30 - December 2, 2023

Extended Hours!

At the Going Down of the Sun: Aylmer and Malahide in WWII

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November 11, 2023

Remembrance Day

Please join the Aylmer Legion at the Cenotaph for their annual ceremony and consider viewing our WWII exhibit afterwards

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October 24 - November 11, 2023

At the Going Down of the Sun

Aylmer and Malahide in WWII

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October 21, 2023

Frankie and the Fairlanes: Lucky 13

A rock and roll extravaganza worthy of Las Vegas!

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September 9, 2023

Old and Classic Car Show

Enjoy some vintage cars while supporting a great cause!

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August 19, 2023

Mayhem at the Museum

Join us for our first murder mystery dinner theatre event!

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August 11 - August 13, 2023

The Aylmer Fair

Come see our display at the Aylmer Fair!

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November 25 - March 3, 2024

Seasonal Closing of Museum

The museum at 14 East St. will be closed between November 25ᵗʰ, 2023, and March 3ʳᵈ, 2024.


Community Services Recovery Fund

Special thanks to the Aylmer and Area Community Foundation and Community Foundations of Canada!

50/50 Raffle

Announcing our second round of raffle sales benefitting our Relocation Project!

Thank You for Attending the Tour of Homes!

This was our biggest year yet!

Sponsors & Supporters

Thank you so much to our generous sponsors and supporters.