Gift Shop

Gift Shop

Open daily, the Museum Gift Shop is located in the front lobby of the Museum. We offer a unique selection of handmade and locally sourced crafts, toys, books, art glass, prints, apparel, and old-fashioned candy. 

Royal Canadian Legion

Our official Royal Canadian Legion merchandise is available year round. Silk scarves, umbrellas, wristbands, pins, hats, jewellery, apparel, tribute candles and much more. 

History Books and Publications Available In The Gift Shop

Arthur & Area WW1 & WWII Veterans

Author: Arthur & Area Historical Society

A Stolen Life: Searching for Richard Pierpoint (NEW)

Author: David Meyler and Peter Meyler

Barns of Minto Township Vol. II

Author: Township of Minto Heritage Association

Beyond Walls of Refuge

Author: Toni Luciani

Death Perceptions - A Community Explores Death Through Art

Author: Emily Youers

Dining With Canadian Railways Volume 1 - Canadian Pacific Chinaware  (NEW)

Author: Will Smith

From Wedgewood Cottage

Author: Wendy Cooper-Parkinson

Goldstone United Church, 1903-2003

Author: Unknown

Gumboots and Drawing Board

Author: Hallie Watson

History of Alma and District Book Two

Author: Unknown

Letitia – A Heart Inspired to Heal (NEW)

Author: Dianne J Ferris

Mamma: In the Meantime (NEW)

Author: Toni Luciani

Mennonite Funeral and Burial Traditions (NEW)

Author: Marion Roes

Mentor & Metalsmith

Author: Wesley Harris

Mount Forest High School: 1876-1958

Author: Cathie Ridgeway

Remembering Pilkington Township Lives, Loves and Labour

Author: Unknown

The Cromaboo Mail Carrier

Author: Mary Leslie

The Grand River - Dundalk to Lake Erie

Author: Gerard & Marianne Brandis

To Stand and Fight Together: Richard Pierpoint  (NEW)

Author: Steve Pitt

To the Seventh Generation

Author: Marilynn Crow

Wellington County Museum and Archives Souvenir Book (NEW)

Wightman Telecom 1908-2008 The First 100 Years

Author: Campbell Cork




Anna: A Child of the Poorhouse (COMING SOON)


Clara: An Historical Novel of an Ontario Town 1879-1930


Rachael's Legacy


Magdalena's Song 


No Choice But Freedom


Granite: A Novel 


Vein of Love (NEW)



We offer a selection of historical journals, all of which focus on different aspects of the rich local history of Wellington County. Community and family lore abound in these fascinating snapshots of our history and heritage. Volumes 6 - 31 available.


Toys and Puzzles

We carry a variety of old-fashioned, low-tech wooden toys and puzzles for children of all ages. Games, activities and toys are hand-crafted and locally sourced.

Folkmanis Finger Puppets

Kids love finger puppets! Folkmanis Mini Finger Puppets come in a variety of wildlife options, including:

Bat Hummingbird
Bear Opossum
Butterfly Owl
Baby Chick Penguin
Field Mouse Rabbit
Baby Fire Dragon Raccoon
Flying Pig Skunk

Small enough to take anywhere, finger puppets provide endless hours of imaginative play and entertainment.



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