The health and safety of our ECRM community is of the utmost importance to us, and as such we are taking steps to prevent the risks and spread of the COVID-19 virus.

As of July 31, 2020 face coverings are MANDATORY for all visitors ages 2+ inside the Museum.

Please visit our COVID-19 Measures page for information on expectations of visitors wishing to visit the museum, and what our staff are doing to ensure the health & safety of our community.


As of September 20, 2020, Elgin County Railway Museum will be closed to public access until the new year. During this period we will be doing some maintenance on and rehousing of our artifact collection. We will not be accepting artifact donations during this period.

Upon re-opening to the public, our Winter Open Hours will be in effect. Please see our listed hours below for details on our open hours.

Hours of visiting

  • Thurs - Sun

    Summer Hours Have Ended

  • Summer Hours (Victoria Day - Labour Day)
  • Fri & Sat

    Fall Hours Have Ended

  • Fall Hours (Labour Day - Thanksgiving)
  • Sat

    Temporarily Closed

  • Winter Hours (Thanksgiving - Victoria Day)
  • Holidays

  • Hours may differ. Please contact us for information.
  • Group Tours

    By Appointment

  • For bookings please email