Elgin County Heritage Centre

The heritage centre annually mounts a series of exhibitions and programs based on a permanent collection of artifacts, which illustrate the history of Elgin County.
Hours: Tuesday to Thursday 11 am - 7 pm
             Friday & Saturday 10 am - 4 pm

460 Sunset Drive
St. Thomas, ON N5R 5V1
Central Elgin
519-631-1460 x193



Elgin County Heritage Centre: Musical Family Day

Monday, February 18 2019 1:00pm to 4:00pm

The Music Man wants YOU to join the town band! 

Long-time Western University music professor and brass instrument collector, Dr. Henry Meredith, will be hosting a Musical Family Day at the Elgin County Heritage Centre. 

No experience required! - Come and try out various band instruments, receive some basic instruction, and try out for the band.  

What kind of horn is it? An Antique Band Instrument Road Show - Bring Grandpa's old cornet, Aunt Maude's mellophone, and any musician portraits or town band photos from your attic, along with Read More...


9th Annual Vimy Lecture

Tuesday, April 09 2019 2:00pm

Lecture in honour of Wallacetown native and Victoria Cross recipient Lance-Sgt. Ellis Sifton, whose vc is displayed.

Please join us as we commemorate the death of Ellis Wellwood Sifton, and all those Canadians who served in the Great War; particularly those who fought at Vimy.

Website: elgincounty.ca/museum

Email: Mike Baker, Elgin County Curator, mbaker@elgin.ca