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Contact Information

Located at:
8 Echo Street
Box 38
Cayuga, Ontario
Canada, N0A 1E0
Location on Google Maps 

Phone: 905-772-5880
Fax: 905-772-1725
Curator: Karen E. Richardson

  Hours of Operation
Monday to Friday: 10 am to 4:30 pm (year round)
Saturday: 10 am to 3 pm (Victoria Day-Labour Day)
Sunday & Statutory Holidays: Closed
Archival Research Fee
$9.25 per visit



Haldimand MuseumOverlooking the Grand River, under a canopy of majestic oak trees in the Courthouse Park, the Haldimand County Museum and Archives preserves and presents Haldimand’s rich and diverse heritage for the public. Our gallery offers something fascinating and new, with ever-changing historical exhibits.

Also on-site is an authentic log cabin, dating to 1835. Originally located on the Old Plank Road near Caledonia, the cabin was once home to the Nicholas Family, early settlers to the area. Now the building is a perfect setting for interpreting the struggles and rewards of pioneer life.

The archives are a valuable resource for researchers and hobbyists alike, with an extensive collection of family histories, local histories, newspapers, church records, cemetery transcripts, census records, some birth, marriage and death records, and much more.

Microfiche/microfilm readers and Internet access are available to visitors to maximize the response to their research queries. If unable to visit, museum staff can be hired to do the research!

Special events and programs are held year-round at the museum, making it an ideal destination for family outings whether traveling from near or far. Contact the museum for more details. And finally, the beautiful grounds make a lovely spot for a picnic, complete with picnic tables and scenic surroundings. We hope to see you soon!

Museum Special Events  



World War 1 Education Program:


Genealogy Contract

For more information about Archival Research Policies and Research Contracts, please view the Genealogy Contract.

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