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Click Here to view the Thomas Talbot Virtual Exhibit


  • Contact
    • Curator: Mike Baker
    • (519) 631-1460 ext. 159email
    • Assistant: Georgia Sifton
    • (519) 631-1460 ext. 160email


  • Visiting
    • Admission
    • Tours
    • Gift Shop
  • Location
    • 450 Sunset Drive
    • St. Thomas, ONview map
  • Hours
    • Victoria Day - Labour Day:
    • Tuesday - Saturday, 10am - 4pm
    • Labour Day - Victoria Day:
    • Monday - Friday, 10am - 4pm


  • Blue Dress
    The Elgin County Museum highlights some of its best-known artifacts with a new show entitled Treasures from the Vault. The exhibit has something for everyone from kitchen gadgets to sports memorabilia. Among the “Treasures” is an 1898 Port Stanley life saving metal, the blue dress worn...
  • Blue Train
    The 100th anniversary of the building of the Michigan Central’s new locomotive shops, now home to the Elgin County Railway Museum, is the starting point of a tour of the visual history of the many rail lines that once ran through the county.
  • The general store, once of great importance to the rural community, has evolved over a long period of time often adding a post office or a gas bar as it wound its way into the 20th century.
  • War of 1812 reenactment
    1814 is a new exhibit focusing on the final year of the war. In late 1813, following losses at the Battles of the Thames and Lake Erie, British troops withdrew to Burlington Heights leaving the region open to US raids. The exhibit is composed of a number of weapons and uniforms on loan from the...
  • Monarch Butterfly
    Follow the Monarch on its flight from the shores of Lake Erie to Mexico through the colourful and detailed photography of Francisco Gutierrez, naturalist and ultra-light aircraft pilot. Also featured is a selection of work by several prominent Elgin County nature photographers and artists....