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Exhibits & Galleries

Exhibits & Galleries

History and culture come alive at
St. Jacobs Exhibits and Galleries

St. Jacobs & Aberfoyle
Model Railway

See North America's finest O-scale layout! Over 3,000 square feet depicting Southern Ontario during the 1950s when Steam and Diesel locomotives co-existed. Open weekends May - Dec and other select dates. Groups by appointment.
Read a blogger's take on the Railway here!

1440 King St., Building 3*
St. Jacobs
*brown building in parking lot off Albert St.
519 664 3737
www.stjacobsmodelrailway.com

 

St Jacobs Aberfoyle Model Railway

Mill Exhibits and Galleries

 

The Mill exhibits are currently under construction and are scheduled to reopen in June 2016. The Silo Shops and Eco Cafe are not affected by the construction and are OPEN for business, daily. Enter off Front Street at the Silos or via the ramp at west entrance to the Mill. 

The Maple Syrup Museum

Exhibit re-opens June 2016 

Learn about the history of maple syrup production and see artifacts, photographs, and displays that describe the local maple syrup industry. (Reopening spring 2016 following renovations and a move to the Mill's lower level). Purchase maple syrup products nearby at Farm Pantry, 1386 King Street, St. Jacobs.

The Mill, basement
1441 King St. North
800-265-3353

History of Electricity

Exhibit re-opens June 2016 following Mill renovation.

Learn about early experiments with static electricity and the 200 years it took to produce light in the laboratory. Discover St. Jacobs' connection to early public hydro; see the original turbine that helped power the Mill and village lights; also see vintage artifacts and photos. (reopening spring 2016 following renovations)

The Mill, Basement Level
1441 King St. North

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Model Train Panorama

Exhibit re-opens June 2016 following Mill renovation.

Hear the whistle blowin’! See the charm of our rural past depicted in an HO scale model railway. Incredible miniature scenes including farming, a barn raising, an Old Order Mennonite Meetinghouse, St. Jacobs circa 1940s. A large collection of “O" scale trains and railroad memorabilia is also on display. (re-opening spring 2016 following renovations and a move to the Mill's lower level)

The Mill, 4th Floor
1441 King St. North

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