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The Museum is currently closed for the season. We look forward to seeing you again in March!


$2 / Person
$5 / Family


14 East Street
Aylmer, Ontario
N5H 1W2

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, and we hope to have our archives digitized by the end of 2023.
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!

Upcoming Exhibit

Just What the Doctor Ordered: The Medical History of Aylmer and Malahide

March 7 - November 25, 2022

This exhibit explores the lives of the men and women who kept Aylmer and Malahide healthy.

Upcoming Events & Exhibits

December 6 - January 1, 2022

Happy Holidays and a Wonderful New Year

We at the Aylmer-Malahide Museum & Archives wish everyone a happy holiday season and best wishes for the New Year.

November 27 - March 7, 2022

Seasonal Closing of Museum

The museum will be closed between November 27ᵗʰ, 2021, and March 7ᵗʰ, 2022.


DIY Holiday Card Kits Available!

Makes two cards and four gift tags

A Beautiful New Mural in Aylmer

Many thanks to the estate of Donna Vera Evans Bushell, the team at the young & free press, and artist Meaghan Claire Kehoe!

On The Residential School Complex

We encourage our patrons to donate to efforts supporting residential school survivors.

Sponsors & Supporters

Thank you so much to our generous sponsors and supporters.