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.


The Museum is currently undergoing renovations and will be closed until spring, 2018. For inquiries, please email

Day Out with Thomas™

Tickets for Day Out with Thomas™are now available! For more information, and to purchase tickets please click here

Hiring for Summer Student Positions

The Elgin County Railway Museum is currently hiring for the following summer positions:

  • Collection and Exhibit Assistant
  • Education and Programming Assistant
  • Tour Guide and Cataloguing Clerk
  • Retail and Marketing Assistant
  • Special Events Assistant

Applicants must currently be enrolled in school, and must be returning to school for the 2018-2019 term. All positions are subject to approved grant funding

For more details on the positions, and how to apply, please click here.

Upcoming Events

What's Happening in 2018?

The Elgin County Railway Museum is proud to present this year's upcoming events:

  • Grand Re-Opening, May 12th
  • Touch a Train & Meet a Machine, June 9th
  • Railway Nostalgia Day & Train Hobby Show, June 24th
  • A Day Out With Thomas™, July 14th-15th, 21st-22nd.
  • Comedy Night in the Shop, September 8th
  • Haunted Walk, October 5th & 6th
  • Family Halloween Dance Party, October 27th

Exhibitions & Displays


Railway Museum Releases Conceptual Plans for “Railway Park”

The Elgin County Railway Museum (ECRM) Board of Directors approved the conceptual Site Master Plan as presented by a+LiNK at their August 18th meeting. The

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Railway Organizations Announce Merger Discussions

After over three decades of individual efforts to restore the city’s heritage railway assets, four organizations have agreed in principle to pursue an amalgamation of

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