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Monday to Friday
10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
11:00 AM to 4:00 PM


$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.
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!

The Roaring Twenties:

Flappers, Fashion, and Freedom
Exhibited at 14 East St.

March 11 - November 29, 2024

This exhibit explores how the social and societal landscape of the 1920s was reflected in women's fashion. As the suffrage movement progressed and public perception of strict gender roles changed, the liberated woman celebrated her independence with short hemlines and sequins. Please join us to learn more!

Upcoming Events & Exhibits

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July 4 - September 20, 2024

Arriving in Aylmer

Transylvanian Saxons in Canada Since the 1920s

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July 6, 2024

Trivia Night

Please join us for our first annual trivia night!

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March 1 - April 30, 2024

Leaving Canada: The Mennonite Migration to Mexico

Hosted by Mennonite Community Services, Norfolk Community Help Centre, and Mennonite Central Committee

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June 15, 2024

Springfield Family Fun Day

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


Where Is Your Family From?

Thank you to everyone who shared their heritage with us at the Leaving Canada exhibit!

50/50 Raffle

Announcing our fourth round of raffle sales benefitting our Relocation Project!

Sponsor Spotlight

Sincere thanks to Jackpot Time for the funds to purchase new mannequins!

Sponsors & Supporters

Thank you so much to our generous sponsors and supporters.