Wellington County Museum and Archives

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From: WCMA Website

The Wellington County Museum and Archives was established in 1954 by the Wellington County Historical Research Society and in 1957 The County of Wellington assumed ownership and operation.

The Museum and Archives presents many fun and exciting exhibits and events and presents the life stories of Wellington County people over the past centuries. Exhibits focus on historical displays of photographs and artifacts as well as the visual arts and the hosting of travelling exhibitions. The ever-changing exhibits are complemented by Special Festivals and events such as Heritage Day, Herb Fair, Antique and Classic Car Show, Harvest Home, Christmas Festival, musical concerts and Insights Juried Art Show in association with the Elora Arts Council. The Museum and Archives also offers internet users a chance to see virtual exhibits and on-line collections research.

The museum houses 53 quilts, most of which were made in Wellington County, as well as a collection of quilt blocks.

Wellington County Museum & Archives RR#1 Fergus, ON N1M 2W3 0536 County Road 18 Township of Centre Wellington

Museum Hours:

Weekdays - 9:30am to 4:30pm

Weekends & Holidays - 12:00pm to 4:00pm

Closed Christmas Day, Boxing Day, New Years Day, Good Friday & Remembrance Day.

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