History & Heritage

Elora and Fergus are renowned for their commitment to arts, culture and heritage. Centre Wellington offers self-guided walking tours and artisan maps that journey people through the streets on a course of discovery.

The Wellington County Museum and archives is a National historic site, recognized for its unique history as the oldest house of industry in Canada. Twelve galleries of Museum exhibits reflect the lifestories of Wellington County people over the past centuries. Enjoy displays that focus on the decorative arts and the Museum's superb textile collection as well as travelling exhibitions, historical displays and installations by local artists. www.wcm.on.ca