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, jewelry, apparel, tribute candles and much more. 

History Books and Publications Available In The Gift Shop

  • Arthur & Area WW1 & WWII Veterans - by Arthur & Area Historical Society
  • A Stolen Life: Searching for Richard Pierpoint  - by David Meyler and Peter Meyler
  • Beyond Walls of Refuge - by Toni Luciani
  • Dining With Canadian Railways Volume 1 - Canadian Pacific Chinaware  (NEW) - by Will Smith
  • Equimanity, The Understanding Between Man and Horse
  • From Wedgewood Cottage - by Wendy Cooper-Parkinson
  • Gazetter and Directory of Wellington County for 1871 - 1872
  • Group of 7:  A Most Secret Tale - by Chris Sanagan & Jason Lapidus
  • Gumboots and Drawing Board - by Hallie Watson
  • Letitia, A Heart Inspired To Heal – by Dianne J Ferris
  • Loops & Lattes: Caledon Hikes - by Nicola Ross
  • Loops & Lattes: Dufferin Hikes - by Nicola Ross
  • Loops & Lattes: Halton Hikes - by Nicola Ross
  • Loops & Lattes: Waterloo, Wellington, Guelph - by Nicola Ross
  • Mamma: In the Meantime - by Toni Luciani
  • Mentor & Metalsmith - by Wesley Harris
  • Our Heritage: History of Alma and District Book Two
  • Strange Happenings, A Paranormal Investigators Story – by Dan Hammond
  • The Ailsa Stone - by Robert Grant
  • The Cromaboo Mail Carrier - by Mary Leslie
  • To Stand and Fight Together: Richard Pierpoint - by Steve Pitt
  • To The Seventh Generation - by Marilynn Crow
  • Wellington County Museum and Archives Souvenir Book

Historical Novels by Local Author Pat Mattaini Mestern

  • ANNA: A CHILD OF THE POOR HOUSE (BACK IN STOCK - ONLY 37 COPIES LEFT)
  • CLARA: An Historical Novel of an Ontario Town 1879-1930 (5 COPIES AVAILABLE)
  • RACHEAL'S LEGACY (3 COPIES AVAILABLE)
  • MAGDELENA'S SONG (5 COPIES AVAILABLE)
  • NO CHOICE BUT FREEDOM (5 COPIES AVAILABLE)
  • GRANITE: A NOVEL (2 COPIES AVAILABLE)
  • NEW - VEIN OF LOVE (8 COPIES AVAILABLE)

Wellington County Historical Society Journals

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.

Children's Books

  • Adventures in Ancient Egypt by: Linda Bailey
  • Allie's Kids by: Lois Beams Mackenzie
  • Christmas Eve Magic by: Lucie Papineau
  • Group of 7 - A Most Secret Tale by:Chris Sanagan & Jason Lapidus
  • In Flanders Fields, The Story of the Poem by John McCrae by: Linda Garfield
  • One Splendid Tree by Marilyn Helmer
  • Silent Night - The Song From Heaven by: Linda Granfield
  • Ten Birds by: Cybele Young
  • Where Poppies Grow, A World War 1 Companion by: Linda Garfield

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! Small enough to take anywhere, finger puppets provide endless hours of imaginative play and entertainment.  Folkmanis Mini Finger Puppets come in a variety of wildlife options, including:

Bat

Flying Pig

Bear

Hummingbird

Beaver

Opossum

Butterfly

Owl

Baby Chick

Penguin

Baby Fire Dragon

Rabbit

Fawn

Raccoon

Field Mouse

Skunk

 

 

 

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