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The Museum is open on an appointment-only basis.
Monday to Friday
10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Book your appointment here.


$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

July 19 - November 19, 2021

This exhibit explores 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

July 19, 2021

We’re Reopening!

The Museum will open on July 19ᵗʰ with certain health and safety precautions

March 29, 2021

The Swans Have Moved On

Tundra swans have left for the season


Online Database has Moved

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

On The Residential School Complex

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

A Warm Welcome to Our Summer Students!

Ivana Csinos and Paul Hickling arrive to help us digitize our collection.

Sponsors & Supporters

Thank you so much to our generous sponsors and supporters.