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Attractions in Aylmer

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The Town of Aylmer has many attractions to visit from our Parks, to the East Elgin Community Complex, the Mainstreet Shops, and of course our historical sector including our Heritage Homes, Heritage Buildings, and our museum.

Continue reading to view Aylmer’s attractions, or download the “Explore Our Treasures Brochure” showcasing Aylmer, Malahide, and Bayham’s best attractions! This 8-panel brochure, opens up to a full map of all the attractions for your roadtrip or reference. You can also pick up your copy at the Aylmer Town Hall, the Township of Malahide office, or Bayham Township office.

Beautiful large old trees, and a bubbling creek set the tone for our beautiful Aylmer Parks. Enjoy your lunch in one of our picnic areas, or on one of our benches by the creek. Go for your morning run along one of our paved or unpaved trails. Bring the little ones to feed the ducks or play on one of our creative play structures. These are just a few of what Aylmer Parks have to offer. Visit one today!

Go to our Parks Page

Visit the Old Town Hall and admire the original Italianate architectural design, arcaded brickwork, boldly-modelled cornice, and the beautiful Florentine windows. Sit in the Opera house where famous poetess Pauline Johnson once graced the stage in the 1880’s or where Canada’s first Prime Minster, Sir John A. MacDonald addressed the residents of Aylmer.

Learn more about the Old Town Hall

A community museum offering exciting exhibits on the culture and history of Aylmer and Malahide. Open yearly March to November. Evening tours available for groups. Access to the archives by appointment.

Visit the museum website

As you come to the Town of Aylmer’s corridor of colour on John Street, you can indulge yourself with a stroll along Mainstreet. Visit a shopping mecca of quaint boutiques, antique shops, fragrant bakeries, and unique gift and souvenir stores. Visit the murals that illustrate our history, then stop at one of our fine restaurants to complete your experience in Aylmer.

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