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The Museum will be closed to the public as of Monday, April 5ᵗʰ


$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 2021.
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!


Properties, Production, and Popular Categories Through the Ages

June 2 - August 28, 2021

Our upcoming exhibit will explore the manufacturing methods and histories of various types of glassware. Visit us to see examples of uranium glass, Depression glass, carnival glass, and more.

Upcoming Events & Exhibits

March 29, 2021

The Swans Have Moved On

Tundra swans have left for the season

February 10, 2021

A Generous Donation from the Bushell Estate

The Estate of Donna Vera Evans Bushell contributes $130,000 to the Aylmer-Malahide Museum & Archives. Donation to support digital resources, public art, and the future growth of the Museum.


We’re Hiring!

Two Collection Indexers will be joining our team for the summer.

Online Database has Moved

Elgin County Museum and Archives have updated their online collections database.

Remains of 215 Children Found at Former BC Residential School

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

Sponsors & Supporters

Thank you so much to our generous sponsors and supporters.