Plan Your Visit

Wellington County Museum and Archives is located on Wellington Road 18 between Fergus and Elora. 0536 Wellington Road 18, Fergus, Ontario, Canada
  • Open year round Monday to Friday 9:30 am - 4:30 pm, Saturdays and Sundays 1:00 - 5:00 pm.
  • Closed on Government and Statutory Holidays. (see below)

Admission Fees
  • General admission to the Museum and Archives is by donationExplorer's Pass logo
  • Fees for special events, programmes and guided tours may apply
  • Explore the Museum and Archives and the culture and heritage of this region with the Explorer's Pass. For only $25, the pass grants access to 20+ museums and attractions you can visit over a seven day period. The Explorer Pass is only available for purchase online. Click on graphic to the right to learn more.
Group Tours


What's On
Directions, How to Get Here
  • Our civic address is 0536 Wellington Road 18, located between Fergus and Elora
  • Link to Google map
Parking and Wheelchair Accessibility
  • Museum and Archives buildings are fully accessible.
  • Gardens, Cemetery, Barn, and the surrounding grounds are not accessible. Uneven ground, sloping ground, and stairs.
  • Ample, free parking on site
Hike, Picnic, Spend the Day or Weekend in beautiful Fergus/Elora
  • Connect to the Cataract Trailway from the Museum and explore the Fergus/Elora area on foot or bike. Picnic on the Museum grounds and spend the day with us.
  • Combine your visit to the Museum with a weekend or day trip to Fergus or Elora. Click here for local tourism information

2016 Holiday Closures and Special Hours

  • Family Day, Monday, February 15, 1:00 to 5:00 pm

  • Good Friday, March 25 - Closed

  • Easter Sunday, March 27 - Closed

  • Easter Monday, March 28 - Closed

  • Victoria Day, Monday, May 23 - Closed

  • Canada Day, Friday, July 1 - Closed

  • Civic Holiday, Monday, August 1 - Closed

  • Labour Day, Monday, September 5 - Closed

  • Thanksgiving, Monday, October 10 - Closed

  • Remembrance Day, Friday, November 11 - Closed

  • Christmas Eve, Saturday, December 24, TBA

  • Christmas Day, Sunday, December 25 - Closed.

  • Boxing Day, Monday, December 26 - Closed

  • New Years Eve, Saturday, December 31, TBA

  • New Years Day, Sunday, January 1 - Closed