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Monday – Friday
10:00 AM – 5:00 PM


$2 / Person
$5 / Family


14 East Street
Aylmer, Ontario
N5H 1W2

Explore Our Collection

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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!

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

June 18, 2022

Springfield Family Fun Day

A day of fun activities for the entire family at little or no cost to the participants

June 11, 2022


Dacing, live music by the Blue Waves, & outdoor entertainment!



We're excited to announce that we've purchased the former Hamilton Ward & Cathers building at 75 Talbot St. E.

Now Accepting Preorders

We're writing a book!

We’re Hiring!

Two Collections Assistants will be joining our team for the summer.

Sponsors & Supporters

Thank you so much to our generous sponsors and supporters.