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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

November 26, 2022

Christmas Craft Show

Celebrate the season with us with some hot apple cider and locally made crafts!

October 1, 2022

Elgin’s Oktoberfest Car Show

Enjoy some vintage cars, beer, and live entertainment!

September 15, 2022

Open House

Visit our new building at 75 Talbot St. E.

August 12 - August 14, 2022

The Aylmer Fair

Come see our display at the Aylmer Fair!


Thank you for attending our open house!

We received an outpouring of support from our community

The “History on the Move” Raffle

We'll be raffling off four great prizes!

Just What the Doctor Ordered is Now Available!

Our latest publication, Just What the Doctor Ordered: The Medical History of Aylmer and Malahide, is available for purchase

Sponsors & Supporters

Thank you so much to our generous sponsors and supporters.