Exhibits

Current Exhibit

Relive Expo
Museum: Current Exhibit

Relive Expo

Relive Expo This is the Current Exhibit at the Elgin County Museum  Pictured above: Gordon Pratt, Centennial Committee Chair, with new signs, 1966 Times-Journal Collection, Elgin County Archives In 1967,

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Upcoming Exhibits

The Elgin County Museum also offers Travelling Exhibits which can be loaned out for a reasonable price or possibly even free!

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Past Exhibits

ECM Southwold Carpet
Museum: Past Exhibit

The Barn Raising Project

The Barn Raising Project Monday, April 10, 2017 to Friday, May 19, 2017 In 2011 The Huronia Branch of the Ontario Hooking Craft Guild put out a call to rug hookers across

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Exhibit - Lace Up!
Museum: Past Exhibit

Lace Up!

Lace Up! Tuesday, January 17, 2017 to Friday, March 31, 2017 Travelling exhibition from the Canadian Museum of History Interpretive panels illustrate the story of skating in Canada. The show includes artifacts

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rodney 91st
Museum: Past Exhibit

Elgin County and The Great War

Elgin County and The Great War Friday, January 1, 2016 to Friday, December 30, 2016 Artifacts and photographs from the battle front and the home front; highlights include the departure of the

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apple parer
Museum: Past Exhibit

Gadgets and Gizmos

Gadgets and Gizmos Tuesday, September 6, 2016 to Friday, December 23, 2016 A tour through the museum’s collection of labour-saving, time-saving and just plain inventive machines and contraptions of the 19th century.

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Jumbo Era Pressed Glass
Museum: Past Exhibit

Jumbo-era Pressed Glass

Jumbo-era Pressed Glass Monday, May 2, 2016 to Saturday, September 3, 2016 A large selection of late 19th and early 20th century pressed glass on loan from a number of private and

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exhibition-travelling on the trail of the monarch butterfly
Museum: Past Exhibit

On The Trail of the Monarch Butterfly

On The Trail of the Monarch Butterfly Tuesday, September 8, 2015 to Thursday, December 24, 2015 Follow the Monarch on its flight from the shores of Lake Erie to Mexico through the

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Avro Arrow
Museum: Past Exhibit

The Avro Arrow: A Dream Denied

The Avro Arrow: A Dream Denied Monday, February 2, 2015 to Friday, April 24, 2015 The Arrow lives on in the imagination of many Canadians. Get a “behind the scenes” look at

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1814: War in the West

1814: War in the West Saturday, September 20, 2014 to Tuesday, December 23, 2014 1814 is a new exhibit focusing on the final year of the war. In late 1813, following losses

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Blue Dress -Treasures from the Vault
Museum: Past Exhibit

Treasures from the Vault

Treasures from the Vault Monday, January 6, 2014 to Saturday, August 30, 2014 The Elgin County Museum highlights some of its best-known artifacts with a new show entitled Treasures from the Vault.

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Jumbo tusk
Museum: Past Exhibit

Tufts University Jumbo Preview

Tufts University Jumbo Preview Tuesday, June 17, 2014 to Saturday, July 5, 2014 Jumbo, a huge African elephant brought to North America by impresario and circus owner P. T. Barnum, remains a

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J. T. Findlay: Architect

J. T. Findlay: Architect Tuesday, February 5, 2013 to Thursday, March 28, 2013 A survey of Elgin County architecture featuring the homes and public buildings of early twentieth century architect J. T.

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J.T. Findlay Architect
Museum: Past Exhibit

J.T. Findlay: Architect

J.T. Findlay: Architect Monday, September 17, 2012 to Friday, December 21, 2012 A survey of Elgin County architects featuring the homes and public buildings of early twentieth century architect T. J. Findlay.

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Cycling in Elgin

Cycling in Elgin Sunday, May 13, 2012 to Saturday, September 1, 2012 Includes high wheels and equipment from the 19th century cycling clubs as well as photos of the region’s early cyclists

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Perry Breaks The Line-Peter Rindlisbacher
Museum: Past Exhibit

1812: War on the Lakes

1812: War on the Lakes Saturday, January 14, 2012 to Friday, May 4, 2012 Perry Breaks the Line by Peter Rindlisbacher Reproduced and circulated by Canadian Art CardsThe British defeat at the Battle

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The Noble Experiment

The Noble Experiment Saturday, January 14, 2012 to Friday, May 4, 2012 Today’s LCBO is one result of the passionate fight for and against temperance and prohibition in 19th century Ontario. The

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Clark McDougall: Barns

Clark McDougall: Barns Saturday, September 11, 2010 to Saturday, November 27, 2010 Experience the rural landscape of Elgin County through the distinctive style of nationally significant local artist Clark McDougall (1921-1980). To

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Jumbo poster
Museum: Past Exhibit

Jumbo: The Greatest Show on Earth

Jumbo: The Greatest Show on Earth Tuesday, June 8, 2010 to Saturday, August 28, 2010 Jumbo lives on in St. Thomas despite his tragic loss 125 years ago. Recent Posts The Barn

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Signature Quilts

Signature Quilts Sunday, September 20, 2009 to Sunday, February 28, 2010 Dutton Methodist Church Quilt, 1890 When the Methodist Church in Dutton burned down in 1890, the congregation immediately started a rebuilding

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Kirtley Jarvis : “Dotted Line”

Kirtley Jarvis : “Dotted Line” Thursday, January 1, 2009 to Thursday, December 31, 2009 Kirtley Jarvis – “Corn Club” Kirtley Jarvis – “Andersons” Recent Posts The Barn Raising Project August 21, 2017

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life and leisure show 3
Museum: Past Exhibit

Life and Leisure on Lake Erie

Life and Leisure on Lake Erie Sunday, May 31, 2009 to Tuesday, September 1, 2009 The Marquette and Bessemer The Marquette and Bessemer No. 2 (I) at Port Stanley Harbour, c. 1907

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