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Monday – Friday:
10:00 AM – 5:00 PM


$2 / Person
$5 / Family


14 East Street
Aylmer, Ontario
N5H 1W2
Pop-ups exhibited at
75 Talbot St. E.

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 - December 2, 2022

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

Upcoming Events & Exhibits

December 2 - March 6, 2023

Seasonal Closing of Museum

The museum at 14 East St. will be closed between December 2ⁿᵈ, 2022, and March 6ᵗʰ, 2023.

November 26 - December 10, 2022

Christmas Through the Ages

Celebrating Christmas traditions and popular decorating styles through the years

November 22, 2022

Original Exhibition of Artworks

An exhibition of local artworks organized by the Aylmer BIA and Wendell Graves

October 22, 2022

The Mennonite History Project: AEMMC

We will be visiting the AEMMC to learn more about local Mennonite history

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 the art show!

We had a wonderful night!

Announcing the Mennonite History Project

Help us to preserve our community's Low German Mennonite heritage.

Gift Basket Draw

We’ll be giving away 13 gift baskets this year as a fundraiser for our Relocation Project.

Sponsors & Supporters

Thank you so much to our generous sponsors and supporters.