Wellington County Museum and Archives - Historic Places Days

Wellington County Museum and Archives

Fergus, Ontario
Type
Museum/Gallery
Address
536 Wellington County Road 18, Fergus, ON, Canada
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Hours
Weekdays 9:30 am - 4:30 pm Saturday and Sunday 1:00 - 5:00 pm
Phone
5198460916

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The Wellington County Museum and Archives is a National Historic Site located in the building that stands as the oldest remaining House of Industry and Refuge in Canada.

Built in 1877 as a place for the poor, homeless, and destitute people of Wellington County, it operated as a Poor House and Industrial Farm until 1947. It then served as the County Home for the Aged until 1974, when it became the Wellington County Museum and Archives. An Archives wing was added, opening in 2010.

Amenities

  • Family-Friendly
  • National Historic Site
  • Parking
  • Washrooms
  • Wheelchair Access

Location

536 Wellington County Road 18, Fergus, ON, Canada
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