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Venue: St. Thomas Public Library, Creator's Community
Address: 153 Curtis St, St. Thomas
Contact Phone: 519-631-6050 ext. 8013
Exhibit: The Great War - Centenary of the Battle of Vimy Ridge
Tues – Fri, 1pm – 5pm; Sat 9am – noon & 1pm – 5pm
April to Oct:
Open Sun 2pm – 4pm in addition to above hours
Venue: Elgin Military Museum
Address: 30 Talbot St, St. Thomas, ON N5P 1A3
Aylmer-Malahide Museum & Archives: Introduction of Railway ~ Aug 25 & Memories of Main Street ~ Jul 10 - Nov 24
Exhibit: "Memories of Main Street" - July 10 (Opening Jul 27, 7-9pm) - Nov 24
This exhibit looks at the types of stores existing around the turn of the century, as well as specific stores that existed on Main Street.
The Museum is open to the public from March to November.
Saturdays 11am-4pm (Jun, Jul, Aug)
Venue: Aylmer Malahide Museum & Archives
Address: 14 East St, Aylmer
Contact Phone: 519-773-9723
Sparta Historical Museums: "Pioneer Life Through the Eyes of a Child" & "The Village Blacksmith" - to Thanksgiving
Venue: Sparta Historical Museums
Address: 6073 Quaker Rd (Church Museum) & 46316 Sparta Ln (Forge & Anvil)
Contact Phone: 519-775-2292
"Transportation Between Lake Erie and the Thames River"
Glasfax will be showing antique glass collectibles in two of our downstairs cabinets.
" I Am Canadian". A showcase of approximately a dozen western Elgin artefacts. Each item will represent a Canadian value including justice, community peace keeping, family and more.
Hours: 10am-4:30pm Tues-Fri; 12-4:30pm Sat, Sun, holiday Mondays
Venue: Backus-Page House Museum
Address: 29424 Lakeview Line, Wallacetown
Contact Phone: 519-762-3072
Open May to Sept.
May 6 - Aug 31, Tues-Sun, 9am-5pm
September: open Saturdays only, 9am-5pm
Venue: Gay Lea Dairy Heritage Museum
Address: 48075 Jamestown Line, R.R.#2, Aylmer, just off Imperial Rd. 73 north of Copenhagen
Contact Phone: 519-773-2955
Summer Tech Classes at the Library: Arduino ~ Basics ~ File Management ~ Spreadsheets ~ eBooks & Tablets ~ Protect Privacy On-Line
Visit the exhibit "Plank Road: Travel through Bayham" to be unveiled at the restaurant on June 3 at 12:30pm, during the Vienna EdisonFest (from 7pm June 2 through 4pm June 4) as part of the Elgin County Museums' Canada 150 Celebration theme, "Transportation".
New Hours: Mon-Thur 6am-3pm; Fri-Sun 6am-8pm
Venue: Bayham's Family Table Restaurant
Address: 6209 Plank Rd, Vienna
Facebook: Bayham Historical Society
Photo: Courtesy of Elgin County Archives. Black and white photograph of men fishing on the banks of Otter Creek in Vienna, Ontario, with farm buildings in the background.
Port Burwell Marine Museum & Historic Lighthouse: "Port Burwell: The Meeting Place of Water, Road & Rail" ~ to Labour Day
Exhibit: "Railway Stations of Elgin County"
Opens Thur Jun 1
Address: 450 Sunset Dr, St. Thomas
Contact Phone: 519-631-1460 ext.154
Photo: Courtesy of Elgin County Archives
Photo: Italian freighter San Sebastiono of Trieste at Port Stanley, 1959, Times-Journal Collection, Elgin County Archives
Summer Hours: Tues - Sat, 10am-4pm
Venue: Elgin County Museum
Address: 450 Sunset Dr, St. Thomas
Contact Phone: 519-631-1460 ext.160
Venue: The Old St. Thomas Church
Address: 55 Walnut Street, St. Thomas
Contact Phone: 519-633-2610
Exhibit: "By Water, Selections from the Permanent Collection" - Sat Jul 8 - Sat Aug 26
In partnership with Elgin County's museums and in celebration of Canada 150, the Art Centre is pleased to present, By Water, an exhibition exploring the theme of transportation by water. This selection of artwork from the Art Centre's collection, includes significant examples on canvas, rigid support and paper. These works demonstrate the artist's profound regard for the natural environment and their ability to depict the vitality of our Great Lakes and the mode of transportation by water. Works on display include Jeff Wilmore, Ron Bolt, William St. Thomas Smith, John Kinnear and Clark McDougall. Pick up an Elgin County 150 passport and visit all the participating sites.
Venue: St. Thomas-Elgin Public Art Centre, Gallery One & Two
Address: 301 Talbot Street, St. Thomas
Contact Phone: 519-631-4040
Exhibit: Railway to Confederation - Opens June 1
Tues-Sun, 10am-4pm Victoria Day Weekend to Labour Day Weekend; Plus Labour Day 10am-4pm
September (Labour Day) thru Thanksgiving
Wednesday to Saturday 12-4 pm
Or by appointment
Venue: Elgin County Railway Museum
Address: 225 Wellington Rd, St. Thomas
Contact Phone: 519-637-6284