The Elgin County Railway Museum: Mission Statement
To collect, preserve and interpret the Railway heritage of Southwestern Ontario which will engage, educate and inspire local and global audiences.
Special Hours and Closures
The Museum has special hours or closures on the dates listed below at the specified times. Please plan your visits accordingly.
The Museum is currently closed for renovations until further notice. Thank you for your patience during this time, we will provide updates on when we will re-open as soon as information becomes available.
The ECRM will be open for the Railway City Arts Crawl February 28th from 6-9 pm and Febraury 29th from 11 am-5 pm. During the Arts Crawl our regular indoor bathrooms will still be under renovations and closed, outdoor portable toilets will be available.
Our Staff are currently working off-site and can be reached by email or by calling the CASO Station at 519-633-2535 and asking for Museum staff.
Winter - Spring Hours
October 14 (Thanksgiving) - May 18 (Victoria Day)
Saturday only, 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM or by advance appointment
If booking a tour outside of regular hours please contact the Museum at least a week in advance if possible.
Exhibitions & Displays
“History in Motion” is a massive model train layout simulating life in the mid 20th century. The display models the operations of Southern Ontario Railways between Windsor and Niagara Falls when steam, diesel, and electric railways were all competing.History in Motion
The Elgin County Railway Museum collection to date comprises steam, diesel and electric engines, cabooses, baggage cars and wagons, jiggers, hand cars and thousands of pieces of railway ephemeraRolling Stock
We want you to be part of our museum and experience its beauty. This is why we offer several ways to let you engage with us to help maintain and develop the museum. Become a member today!Become a Volunteer
What's Happening in 2019?
The Elgin County Railway Museum is proud to present our upcoming events:
Halloween Family Dance Party - October 26th 6-9 pm